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​Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans

Commissioner Myron Frans has nearly three decades of tax law expertise as well as strong business and managerial experience.  As Commissioner of Revenue, he supports Governor Dayton’s goal of a fair tax system.

Prior to his appointment, Frans served as president of Leeds Precision Instruments, a manufacturing and distributing company in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Under his leadership, Leeds earned the Governor’s International Trade Award in 2010 for success in building global markets.

Frans has been a tax attorney in private practice for 27 years, most recently as a senior tax partner at the law firm of Faegre & Benson in Minneapolis.  Before joining Faegre & Benson, he was a tax partner at Gray Plant Mooty Mooty & Bennett, also in Minneapolis, and a tax associate at Miller & Chevalier in Washington DC. 

Frans is a graduate of the University of Kansas Law School.  He lives in Minneapolis and is married with two sons.