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Finance Panel Democrats Urge Haste on IRS, Tax Court Nominees

Jan. 25, 2023, 9:45 AM

A hearing to consider Danny Werfel’s nomination for IRS commissioner hasn’t been set, but Senate Finance Committee members already have begun meeting President Joe Biden’s top pick for the agency.

Committee chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said he already has spoken with Werfel, who was nominated in November to lead the agency. The committee has not yet organized for the new congress, but once that process is completed, a date for his hearing likely will be set.

“I’ve met with him,” said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), discussing Werfel. “I’ve emphasized this question of making sure we focus on ...