Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Professor Harvey is currently the Senior Advisor to IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman and is responsible for providing him guidance on matters of policy and tax administration. He was appointed to his position in August 2008 and works closely with the IRS Chief Counsel's office, the Treasury Department Office of Tax Policy, the Department of Justice, and various Congressional staff.
While at the IRS, Professor Harvey has been substantially involved in many high profile tax issues, including: (i) the IRS's administrative and legislative efforts surrounding unreported offshore accounts, (ii) the IRS's proposal to require corporations to disclose tax issues on their return, and (iii) the LILO/SILO settlement initiative. He also has been involved in many other tax policy and administration issues.