The Internal Revenue Service has chosen William M. Paul to step into the role of acting chief counsel after William Wilkins stepped down this week.

Paul is currently deputy chief counsel (technical) and will assume his new role, effective Jan. 20, 2017. He has more than 30 years of tax experience and joined the IRS last May as Wilkins’ deputy. In that role, he oversaw the IRS’s published guidance program and the work of approximately 600 attorneys in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel.

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