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The mission of the New Mexico Economic Development Department is to Improve the lives of New Mexico families by increasing economic opportunities and providing a place for businesses to thrive.

Our programs and initiatives support our mission. The New Mexico Partnership is a statutorily-created public-private organization under contract to the department to market the state globally in order to attract new jobs and investment. Department programs provide direct assistance to New Mexico businesses and communities. Programs and services for businesses can be found in the Business Resource Center. EDD also administers several programs that support Community Development.

The State of New Mexico’s fiscal year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30th of each year. During the summer months each state agency compiles a strategic plan of program initiatives, an accompanying budget, and a set of performance metrics that reflect the key work of each of our programs. These documents are submitted to both the executive and legislative branches on September 1. At the end of each fiscal year we report our progress in an annual report. EDD strategic plans, and quarterly and annual reports can be found on our Publications page.

Address: New Mexico
Economic Development Department
Joseph M. Montoya Building
1100 S. St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87505-4147
Phone Number: 505-827-0300

New Mexico Workforce Connection of Taos
Educate, Empower, Employ, and Enforce.
The New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions strives to be a leader in improving employment and poverty rates through workforce development, enhanced services for employers, and ensuring fair labor practices and workforce protections for New Mexicans.

Address: 1036 Salazar Rd
Taos, NM 87571
Phone: 575-758-4219
Fax: 575-758-3941
Phone Number: Phone: 575-758-4219

The Taos County website, you will find agendas for of scheduled meetings, minutes of all our meetings, job openings, hours of operation, forms and applications, access to our growth management plan, land use plan, information about all departments and their employees. This has been a collaborative effort with all employees to bring this information to the public and to better serve the community.
The County Planning Department provides long term and current planning support services to the citizens of Taos County. These services are provided for growth management, the preservation of the quality of life and to ensure safe, orderly and sustainable development.

Address: Planning
Physical Address
105 Albright Street
Suite H
Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: Phone: 575-737-6440

Taxpayer Advocate
The Taxpayer Advocacy Program is designed to provide assistance to taxpayers working with the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, identify systemic problems within the Department, and recommend long term solutions to solving those problems.

The taxpayer advocate can assist in resolving issues when the normal process has broken down. The taxpayer advocate will ensure that the rights afforded to the taxpayer in the Taxpayer Bill of Rights are protected.

What the taxpayer advocate can do:
Provide assistance to those who have tried to operate within the normal Departmental channels
Coordinate communications between you and the department
Ensure your rights under the Taxpayer Bill of Rights are being upheld
Advocate for a resolution of your issue on your behalf
Identify systemic problems
Recommend long-term solutions
What the taxpayer advocate cannot do:
Provide relief or remedy not provided by law
Act as the first contact with the department
Reverse decisions made by the Administrative Hearing Office
Handle issues at the IRS
If you have an issue with the IRS, please contact them directly. If you believe your case may be eligible for help through the State of New Mexico taxpayer advocate, please provide the facts of your case via email, mail at PO Box 8487, Albuquerque, NM 87198, or by calling the taxpayer advocate at 505.629.8111.

Address: 1100 South St. Francis Drive
Santa Fe, NM 87504
Phone Number: (505) 827-0700

The Planning and Zoning Department is responsible for the administration of the Town’s land use policies and zoning regulations as well as the provision of technical expertise to the community in an effort to foster the sustainable growth of the Town.

Our goal is to offer consistent, courteous, high-quality service to the citizens and business community of the Town of Taos by providing a one-stop shop for planning, zoning and building permitting that facilitates and guides the physical growth of the Town in order to enhance the collective quality of life of Town residents and to ensure safe, healthy, and quality development.

Address: The Town of Taos
400 Camino De La Placita
Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: Phone: 575-751-2000