“This objective is good news for all taxpayers, but particularly for small businesses, who want to be treated fairly by the IRS but don’t want unresolved tax issues hanging over them like a sword of Damocles,” says Everson, who is now the vice chairman at Alliantgroup, a Houston-based tax consulting firm.
About Mark W. Everson
The Honorable Mark W. Everson was the nation’s 46th Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service serving from 2003 until 2007. Prior to joining the IRS, Everson held Bush administration posts as Deputy Director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget and Controller of the Office of Federal Financial Management. Everson also served in the Reagan administration, holding several positions at the United States Information Agency and the Department of Justice, where his assignments included Deputy Commissioner of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. At the state level, Everson oversaw the Indiana Workforce and Unemployment Insurance Systems under Governor Mitch Daniels.