President Barack Obama nominated Cono Namorato, a Washington defense attorney and former government lawyer, to serve as the top U.S. tax prosecutor amid probes of HSBC Holdings Plc and dozens of Swiss banks.
Steven T. Miller, the former acting commissioner in charge of the Internal Revenue Service who left the agency last year amid revelations of improper screening of tax-exempt applications, has joined the tax advisory firm alliantgroup as national director of tax.
The Senate has voted to confirm John Koskinen as the next Internal Revenue Service commissioner, succeeding acting commissioner Daniel Werfel, who was brought in to help reform the beleaguered tax agency.
John Koskinen, nominated to become the next Internal Revenue Service commissioner, has a net worth between $7.1 million and $27.4 million, according to a financial disclosure released by the Obama administration.
The Internal Revenue Service has appointed David Fisher, chief financial officer of the Government Accountability Office, as a senior executive to help the tax agency recover from the controversy over its scrutiny of small-government groups.
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