Jon Iversen is an Alaska-based tax attorney who provides tax planning and tax structuring advice and represents clients in tax audits and appeals. His practice emphasizes state and local taxation. Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Jon served as Director of the Tax Division of the Department of Revenue for the State of Alaska.
One of the most highly rated attorneys in the state in his field, Jon has extensive experience counseling clients on state and local tax audits and appeals, incentives, and financing associated with Alaska’s oil and gas production tax credits. Jon also counsels national and international companies regarding economic development opportunities in the region, including unique issues presented by the Arctic.
Jon served as a core team member in drafting and implementing the laws and regulations for Alaska’s oil and gas production (severance) tax and property tax. Other areas of emphasis include oil and gas exploration, development and production matters, including royalties, leasing and unitization. Over the course of his career, Jon has successfully counseled clients on numerous complex tax matters and litigated and negotiated settlements of major tax and royalty cases.
Jon also worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alaska in the Oil, Gas & Mining Section, an associate at Eide, Miller & Pate, P.C.& and a judicial clerk for Superior Court Judge Larry D. Card.
Jon is a State Tax Notes columnist, and he serves as the pro bono coordinator for the Stoel Rives Anchorage office.