IRS Tax Counsel’s Office Selects New Tax Attorney From Los Angeles California

IRS Selects Tax Attorney From Los Angeles California

Los Angeles Tax Attorney – Internal Revenue Service Tax Attorney Donald L. Korb has selected David Hasen as the 2008-2009 Professor in Residence.

The IRS professor in residence reports directly to the IRS chief counsel and provides tax advice and assistance on a wide array of tax related legal issues within the scope of his or her legal expertise.

Hasen has been an assistant professor at the University of Michigan Law School since 2002. Also during the spring 2008 term, he has been a visiting faculty member at the University of Southern California – Los Angeles, Gould School of Law. Previously, he taught as a visitor at Hastings College of the Law in California concerning IRS tax problems.

Hasen has written about the taxation of financial instruments, the tax consequences of unwinding transactions and the taxation of advance payments. Hasen worked as an associate in the tax law groups of national tax law firms based in San Francisco. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, a Ph.D. from Harvard University and a B.A. from Reed College.

The IRS Office of Chief Counsel revived its Tax Professor in Residence program in 2006 after being dormant since the late 1980s. The program provides some of the nation’s top tax legal academicians the opportunity to contribute to the development of IRS’ legal tax policy and IRS tax administration.