George Hani Comments on New IRS LB&I Deputy Commissioner in Tax Notes Today

"Challenges Await New LB&I Deputy Commissioner Nikole Flax"

Tax Notes Today


George Hani commented on the appoint of Nikole Flax as the new deputy commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Large Business and International (LB&I) Division. "I think Nikole will do great in the new role," said Hani, who worked with Flax on the recent appeals conference procedural changes. "While we did not necessarily agree on everything, I found her open, reasonable, and levelheaded," he said, adding that Flax was willing to discuss concerns and was open to modifying how the unit operates.