Academy Fellow, John Koskinen, was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service in August 2013. The Senate confirmed the nomination on December 20, 2013.
Koskinen replaces Academy Fellow, Daniel Werfel, who has served as Acting Commissioner since May 2013.
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