Charles Rettig (JD ’81) Confirmed by Senate as IRS Commissioner

September 13, 2018 | Pepperdine Law alumnus and California tax attorney, Charles Rettig (JD ’81), has been confirmed by the Senate as commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service.

Via the Wall Street Journal:

The Senate confirmed Charles Rettig to run the Internal Revenue Service, giving the veteran California tax lawyer one of the toughest, most thankless jobs in the federal government.

Mr. Rettig, who spent his career representing wealthy taxpayers and businesses in complex disputes with the government, gets a term that runs until November 2022. He will replace David Kautter, the Treasury Department’s top tax policy official, who has been acting as IRS commissioner.

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