President to name IRS commissioner

President Bush plans to nominate Douglas Shulman to be commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service. Shulman is vice chairman of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, which was previously known as the National Association of Securities Dealers. The White House made the announcement Nov. 21.

In another Treasury leadership selection, the Treasury Department’s secretary, Henry Paulson Jr., appointed Judith Tillman commissioner of the department’s Financial Management Service effective Jan. 4, 2008. She will replace Kenneth Papaj, who is retiring Jan. 3. For the past 18 months, she has been the service’s deputy commissioner.

Read the full story by Mary Mosquera.

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