An IRS commissioner at last?

Sep 10, 2018
After months of waiting, Charles Rettig could be confirmed this week as Internal Revenue Service commissioner. It’s been nearly a year since the Trump administration passed the sweeping tax overhaul. If Rettig is confirmed, he will have his work cut out for him. The agency is underfunded, undermanned and overburdened. And the countdown clock to April […]
Charles Rettig, U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to be Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill June 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. Rettig is a prominent tax attorney based in Los Angeles. 
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The IRS is losing its dogged leader at a crucial time in the agency’s history

Nov 8, 2017
Budget cuts have put a squeeze on the agency as a major tax overhaul looms