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Fed shutdown underscores why to adjust payroll withholding

Today should be payday for hundreds of thousands of federal government workers. The partial government shutdown, however, means they're not getting their money. And even though the White House, Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service say that the 2019 filing season will open at the end of January as it has in years past and that refunds will be issued, there's no guarantee that things will go smoothly. We are, after all, talking about Uncle Sam's operations. Can IRS meet refund challenge? T...
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6 top tax issues of 2018 and what to expect in 2019

Whew! We made it through 2018, the first full year that the latest major tax law changes were in effect. Now we're about to see, depending on when Congress and the White House can agree to get the government (including the Internal Revenue Service) fully operational, if we can deal with the first tax filing season under those laws. But before we get lost in the intricacies of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), I'm taking this one early day in 2019 to look at the six tax stories that turned out t...
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Dems Request Admin, DOJ Officials Preserve Docs Related To Sessions Exit

Top Democrats sent letters to several Trump administration and Department of Justice officials on Wednesday, announcing their plans to probe  Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ departure and requesting preservation of all relevant documents. Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Adam Schiff (D-CA), Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Sen. Diane Feinstein (D-CA) sent the letters to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, W.H. Counsel Pat Cipollone, CIA Director Gina Haspel, U.S. Attorney Robert Khuzami, Treas...
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United States: Rettig Starts Four-Year Term As IRS Commissioner - Ropes & Gray LLP

On October 1, Charles Rettig began his term as 49th Commissioner of the IRS. This gives the IRS a Commissioner for the first time in approximately one year, since his predecessor John Koskinen, an Obama appointee, stepped down in fall 2017.
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United States: New IRS Commissioner Sworn In - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Charles Rettig was sworn in as the 49th Commissioner of the IRS. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Rettig was a tax attorney at the law firm of Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez, P.C.
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New IRS commissioner begins work, faces lingering Democratic tax policy questions

Tax litigator Charles Rettig (far left) is sworn in on Oct. 1 as new IRS commissioner by his boss, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (far right). (Photo courtesy Mnuchin's Twitter account) It's official. Charles P. "Chuck" Rettig is the Internal Revenue Service's 49th commissioner. He moved into his new office on Monday, Oct. 1, almost 11 months after his predecessor, John Koskinen, left the job. After 36+ years with the California-based law firm of Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Pere...
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New IRS commissioner begins work, faces lingering Democratic tax policy questions

Tax litigator Charles Rettig (far left) is sworn in on Oct. 1 as new IRS commissioner by his boss, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (far right). (Photo courtesy Mnuchin's Twitter account) It's official. Charles P. "Chuck" Rettig is the Internal Revenue Service's 49th commissioner. He moved into his new office on Monday, Oct. 1, almost 11 months after his predecessor, John Koskinen, left the job. After 36+ years with the California-based law firm of Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Pere...
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New battles to end SALT cap waged on Capitol Hill & Albany

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, second from right, and staff announce efforts to investigate what state officials says is the politicization of the new federal tax law limiting the deduction of state and local taxes. (Photo by Kevin Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via Flickr) A lawsuit fighting the new federal cap on deductible state and local taxes (SALT) is working its way through the courts, but some lawmakers aren't waiting for a judicial (or judicious) result. With Tax Reform 2.0...
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Charles Rettig is approved as new IRS Commissioner

New Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig during a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing this summer. Charles P. "Chuck" Rettig is moving into the Internal Revenue Service commissioner's office, which has been officially vacant since last November. Rettig, a corporate tax attorney with a strong background in tax controversies from his work as a 35-year private practitioner, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Sept. 12. As the IRS' 49th commissioner, he will serve th...
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New battles to end SALT cap waged on Capitol Hill & Albany

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, second from right, and staff announce efforts to investigate what state officials says is the politicization of the new federal tax law limiting the deduction of state and local taxes. (Photo by Kevin Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via Flickr) A lawsuit fighting the new federal cap on deductible state and local taxes (SALT) is working its way through the courts, but some lawmakers aren't waiting for a judicial (or judicious) result. With Tax Reform 2.0...
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Charles Rettig is approved as new IRS Commissioner

New Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig during a Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing this summer. Charles P. "Chuck" Rettig is moving into the Internal Revenue Service commissioner's office, which has been officially vacant since last November. Rettig, a corporate tax attorney with a strong background in tax controversies from his work as a 35-year private practitioner, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Sept. 12. As the IRS' 49th commissioner, he will serve th...
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Senate Confirms Pepperdine Law Grad Chuck Rettig As IRS Commissioner

Wall Street Journal, Senate Confirms Charles Rettig as IRS Commissioner: 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... [Author: Paul Caron]
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Senate Approves President Trump’s Pick to Head the IRS

Charles Rettig is a tax attorney from Beverly Hills
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IRS nominee clears Senate Finance panel after Democratic delay to protest nonprofit tax reporting change

Today's Senate Finance Committee approval of Charles Rettig took a bit longer than originally expected. The reason was a decision this week by Rettig's future boss to ease most nonprofit donor disclosure requirements. Charles P. Rettig, nominated to be the next Internal Revenue Service commissioner, faces the Senate Finance Committee during his June 28 confirmation hearing. The Senate tax-writing committee was supposed to vote Thursday, July 19, morning on sending Rettig's nomination to ...
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IRS nominee clears Senate Finance panel after Democratic delay to protest nonprofit tax reporting change

Today's Senate Finance Committee approval of Charles Rettig took a bit longer than originally expected. The reason was a decision this week by Rettig's future boss to ease most nonprofit donor disclosure requirements. Charles P. Rettig, nominated to be the next Internal Revenue Service commissioner, faces the Senate Finance Committee during his June 28 confirmation hearing. The Senate tax-writing committee was supposed to vote Thursday, July 19, morning on sending Rettig's nomination to ...
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Trump IRS nominee owns property at Trump-branded hotel

Nominee Charles Rettig did not originally disclose that the properties were located at the Waikiki Trump International Hotel and Tower.
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I.R.S. Nominee Says He Won’t Weaponize Agency

Charles Rettig is expected to be confirmed to lead a department that has been a political punching bag.
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The Latest: IRS nominee pledges to improve customer service

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation for a new IRS chief (all times local):___12:00 p.m.President Donald Trump's choice to head the IRS, tax lawyer Charles Rettig, is promising if he gets the job to make upgrading... [Author: [email protected]]
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The Latest: IRS nominee pledges to be fair, improve service

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation for a new IRS chief (all times local):___12:30 p.m.Charles Rettig, the tax lawyer who is President Donald Trump's choice to head the IRS, has finished testifying at his... [Author: [email protected]]
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Senate Holds Hearing Today On Charles Retting's Nomination To Be IRS Commissioner

The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on the nomination of Pepperdine Law School graduate Charles Rettig's nomination to be the Commissioner of the IRS. Bloomberg, Trump's IRS Nominee to Face Questions on Management Experience: President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Internal Revenue Service, Charles Rettig, has spent... [Author: Paul Caron]
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Trump choice for IRS chief coming under Senate scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is assessing President Donald Trump's choice to head the IRS: Charles Rettig, a Beverly Hills tax lawyer who would face the colossal challenge of overseeing the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code... [Author: [email protected]]
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IRS still waiting for new commissioner to take charge

The IRS still has a desk waiting for its new commissioner. (Photo courtesy Cage Design Group) David Kautter, no doubt, was among the millions of Americans who were glad to see the 2018 high tax season end. Kautter is the acting Internal Revenue Service commissioner and he was on his way to Congressional hearing on how things were going when he got news of his agency's Tax Day computer hardware problems. How much longer will Kautter, who also is assistant Treasury secretary for tax policy,...
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IRS still waiting for new commissioner to take charge

The IRS still has a desk waiting for its new commissioner. (Photo courtesy Cage Design Group) David Kautter, no doubt, was among the millions of Americans who were glad to see the 2018 high tax season end. Kautter is the acting Internal Revenue Service commissioner and he was on his way to Congressional hearing on how things were going when he got news of his agency's Tax Day computer hardware problems. How much longer will Kautter, who also is assistant Treasury secretary for tax policy,...
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As April 17 deadline looms, IRS sees huge task ahead under new tax law

The acting head of the IRS says the current tax-filing season has gone well, while acknowledging the tough challenge the cash-strapped agency faces of administering the new tax law that will affect 2019 returns. Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter told Congress Thursday that some 79 million refunds totaling about $226 billion have been issued as of April 6, averaging $2,900 — up $13 from last year. Around 80 percent of returns filed claimed a refund. The final year under the “old” tax regime, ...
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Trump chooses new IRS chief: Here's what you need to know about Charles Rettig

President Donald Trump will nominate Charles Rettig, a California tax attorney, to lead the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as it implements the Republican tax cuts.
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Trump picks California lawyer to head IRS

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the IRS is Charles Rettig, a tax lawyer from Beverly Hills, California. If the Senate confirms him as head of the government’s tax collection agency, Rettig would administer the Republican tax code overhaul. He has represented thousands of individuals and companies in civil and criminal tax […]
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Pepperdine Law Grad Chuck Rettig To Be Named IRS Commissioner

Charles Rettig (J.D. 1981, Pepperdine; Tax LL.M. 1982, NYU), tax partner at Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez (Beverly Hills, CA), is slated to be President Trump's nominee to be IRS Commissioner. Wall Street Journal, Trump Soon to Nominate Tax Lawyer Charles Rettig to Run IRS: President Donald Trump will nominate... [Author: Paul Caron]
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The IRS Scandal, Day 1735: The End Of IRS Targeting?

Wall Street Journal, The End of IRS Targeting?: It can be hard to keep track of Obama-era targeting of the political opposition by federal administrative agencies. But this week brings fresh hope that such abuses will not be repeated. The Journal reports: President Donald Trump will nominate Charles Rettig, a... [Author: Paul Caron]
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