President to Nominate Danny Werfel as IRS Commissioner

The White House announced President Joe Biden’s intent to nominate Danny Werfel as the next Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The Commissioner is appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, for a five-year term. If confirmed by the Senate, Mr. Werfel will replace Commissioner Charles Rettig, whose term expires November 12, 2022.

Mr. Werfel previously served as Acting Commissioner of the IRS in 2013. Prior to his time at IRS, Mr. Werfel was Controller of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and had served in multiple career civil service roles at OMB and as a Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. He currently serves as a managing director and partner with Boston Consulting Group’s public sector practice.