July 12, 1996
IRS Appoints National Director, Legislative Affairs
WASHINGTON - Commissioner of Internal Revenue Margaret Milner
Richardson today announced the appointment of Floyd Williams as the
National Director of Legislative Affairs. Williams is presently the
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative Affairs and Public
Liaison (Tax and Budget) at the Department of Treasury.
As National Director, Williams will be the chief advisor to the
Commissioner on legislative issues and will serve as the primary
liaison to members of Congress and their staffs. He will also
manage IRS's legislative program, which is responsible for
determining the impact of legislation and proposed legislation on
Williams began his career with IRS as a tax law specialist in
the Individual Income Tax Branch. He then spent several years as a
legislative attorney with the Congressional Joint Committee on
Taxation. He joined Treasury in 1993 as Senior Tax Advisor for
Public and Legislative Affairs, serving in that position until he
was appointed Deputy Secretary in 1995.
Williams received a B.A. from the University of Virginia, a
J.D. from The University of Arkansas Law School, and an LL.M. from
the Georgetown University Law Center.
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