Mary Beth Murphy is the Commissioner, Small Business/Self-Employed Division. In
this position, she provides executive leadership and direction in the design,
development and delivery of a comprehensive tax administration program to meet
the needs of small business owners and self-employed taxpayers.
Prior to this position, Mary Beth served as Director, Employee Support Services,
Agency-Wide Shared Services. In this role, she was responsible for administrative
functions regarding Payroll, Travel Services, Credit Card Services, senior
commissioner representatives, Continuity Operations and the Employee Resource
Mary Beth began her IRS career as a tax examiner at the Atlanta Service Center.
She became a field revenue officer in the Georgia District and went on to become a
Collection group manager. In 2000, Mary Beth became an analyst in W&I Business
Systems Planning. From there she went on to hold a number of leadership positions
in W&I, CAS and Compliance as project manager of Desktop Integration.
Prior to entering the Candidate Development Program in 2009, she completed a
developmental assignment as the director, Treasury HSPD-12. Mary Beth was given
the responsibility of ensuring the issuance of PIV (Personal Identity Verification)
credentials to the Department’s approximately 130,000 staff and contractors.
Throughout her career she has held numerous leadership positions with increasing
responsibility including group manager, senior analyst and senior program manager.
Mary Beth is a graduate of the 2009 Candidate Development Program. Mary Beth
enjoys physical fitness, biking and traveling in her free time.