The Commissioner's Section


Commissioner Charles P. Rettig

Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service

Commissioner's Comments, Statements and Remarks

IRS Commissioner discusses a range of tax administration issues.

Previous IRS Commissioners

There have been 48 previous commissioners of Internal Revenue and 27 acting commissioners since the agency was created in 1862.

Longest- and Shortest-Serving Commissioners of Internal Revenue

Before RRA-98 set a five-year term of office, the average length of a Commissioner's tenure was about three years. These were anything but average.