IRS announces new TE/GE Commissioner 

May 8:  The IRS today announced the selection of Joseph H. Grant as Commissioner of the Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) division.

According to the IRS release, as TE/GE Commissioner, Grant will oversee the administration of tax law relating to employee plans, tax-exempt organizations and various government entities. TE/GE serves approximately 3 million organizations.


Grant has served as the TE/GE Deputy Director since 2007.


Grant originally joined the IRS in August 2005 as director of the Employee Plans Rulings & Agreements division. Before that, he was Chief Operating Officer and a Deputy Executive Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC). Grant also served on the staff of the Oversight and Social Security subcommittees of the House Ways and Means Committee.


The IRS also announced that Sheldon Kay will be the new Chief of Appeals.



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