Lelah Martinez

Senior Stakeholder Liaison - Area 6

(409) 740-7800

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Lelah works as a Stakeholder Liaison with the Internal Revenue Service. Her responsibility is to establish relationships with organizations representing the practitioner and small business community (stakeholders). She provides education & updates to the stakeholders in IRS policies, practices, and procedures to assist them in tax compliance.  

Lelah spent the first eight years of her career with the IRS as a Revenue agent. She transitioned into Stakeholder Liaison in 2010 as she felt it was her calling to help people understand their tax responsibilities. As a Stakeholder Liaison Lelah has found a new passion for helping the multilingual community.

Lelah Grew up on a small farm in Cuba, NM, and graduated from Coronado High School. She went on to the University of New Mexico where she received a bachelor’s degree in accounting.


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