CONTINUEThis site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more.
  1. Front Page
  2. News By Topic
  3. Trump Announces Rettig To Lead IRS

Trump Announces Rettig To Lead IRS

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

14 February 2018


US President Donald Trump has announced his intent to nominate tax lawyer Charles P Rettig as Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the remainder of a term of five years beginning on November 13, 2017.

Rettig is a partner at California law firm Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher, and Perez, was chair of the IRS Advisory Council, and was a member of the Advisory Board for the California Franchise Tax Board. He is currently Chair of the Taxation Section of the American Bar Association and Vice-President of the American College of Tax Counsel.

The nomination was announced in a White House press briefing on February 8, 2018. Republicans in Congress have welcomed the proposal.

"I am pleased to see President Trump moving forward with a new leader at the IRS who is focused on serving taxpayers and administering our new tax code fairly, effectively, and with integrity," said House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX). "With a long history of helping families and job creators navigate the tax code and stand up to the IRS when the agency is wrong, Chuck Rettig as the new IRS Commissioner is just the partner we need as we work to overhaul our nation's tax administrator."

"Taxpayers have rightfully lost faith in the IRS after years of bad leadership, abuses of power, and failed policies," he said. "With a new tax code and a willing partner at the IRS who shares our commitment to taxpayer service, now is the time to redesign the agency so it works for all Americans."

TAGS: tax | law | budget | Internal Revenue Service (IRS) | United States | tax reform | Tax

To see today's news, click here.

 






Close

Password Reminder

Please enter your email address to receive a password reminder.

 











Tax-News Reviews

Cyprus Review

A review and forecast of Cyprus's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Cyprus Review »

Malta Review

A review and forecast of Malta's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Malta Review »

Jersey Review

A review and forecast of Jersey's international business, legal and investment climate.

Visit Jersey Review »

Budget Review

A review of the latest budget news and government financial statements from around the world.

Visit Budget Review »



Stay Updated

Please enter your email address to join the Tax-News.com mailing list. View previous newsletters.

By subscribing to our newsletter service, you agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.


To manage your mailing list preferences, please click here »