The Internal Revenue Service has appointed tax attorney Michael Danilack as deputy commissioner (international) of the IRS’s Large and Mid-Size Business Division.

Danilack comes to the IRS from the Washington, D.C., office of Burt, Staples and Maner LLP, a law firm that specializes in international tax law. Prior to that, he worked as a principal at Deloitte Tax LLP, focusing on cross-border tax matters. From the mid-1990s to 2000, Danilack served as IRS associate chief counsel (international) overseeing the legal staff responsible for the interpretation, enforcement and litigation of all international provisions of the U.S. revenue laws. 

In his new position, Danilack will oversee a wide range of issues relating to international tax matters. These include ensuring consistent tax treatment of U.S. taxpayers concerning international issues, providing timely and effective implementation of tax treaty and tax information exchange and advising the Large and Mid-Size Business commissioner on issues involving international tax administration.

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