Posts Tagged ‘IRS commissioner’

IRS Relief-Obama Chooses Management Pro to Run Agency

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

President Barack Obama has chosen a crisis management expert to run the IRS – an agency clearly in need of a stabilizing force. According to a Washington Post article titled: “Obama nominates restructuring expert to lead IRS amid political controversy“, Obama selected retired corporate and government official, John Koskinen whose experience managing numerous organizations in crisis makes him an “natural” for taking over an agency facing its own share of
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Former IRS Commissioner on Offshore Tax Strategy

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Douglas Schulman, the 47th IRS Commissioner spoke on November 7th before the professional association of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) in Washington, DC.  In his speech, he talked about his last five years and where he sees the IRS focusing its attention in the future. The IRS posted former Commissioner Schulman’s prepared remarks that outlined major IRS strategic priorities. On the top of the list is a
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New IRS Commissioner Committed to Enforcement

Wednesday, June 4th, 2008

After year after year of news about increasing levels of enforcement at the IRS, government statistics show tax revenue is up — evidence for the new commissioner that tax enforcement is working
By Michael Rozbruch
Here’s some bad news for taxpayers who thought the IRS’s increasingly aggressive enforcement tactics would end in the near future: Those tactics won’t end any time soon.
The reason is simple. The Internal Revenue Service now has proof
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New IRS Commissioner to Tackle Identity Theft

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

As I mentioned in a previous post, the IRS has recently come under fire by critics who say that the IRS does not do enough to treat victims of identity theft or to help them minimize the burden of responding to the crime.
Many identity-theft victims and their accountants have complained about IRS delays and miscommunications in resolving their claims. The IRS says that they are working hard to help victims
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