Danny Werfel, the former acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, who stepped in last year to try to turn around the agency in the aftermath of a series of scandals, has now joined the Boston Consulting Group’s public sector practice as a director.

Werfel was brought in from the Office of Management and Budget and appointed to head the embattled agency on a temporary basis after the former acting commissioner, Steven T. Miller, stepped down amid revelations that the IRS’s Exempt Organizations unit had given extra scrutiny to applications for tax-exempt status from groups with terms such as “Tea Party,” “Patriot,” “Progressive” and “Occupy” in their names.

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