Sept. 14, 2018: Charles P. Rettig was confirmed as a Commissioner at the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018. Rettig, of California, was confirmed for a term that ends on Nov. 12, 2022. Rettig has worked for Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher and Perez, PC, for more than thirty-five years. Rettig was previously the Chairman of the IRS Advisory Council; he was a Member of the Advisory Board for the California Franchise Tax Board for nearly twenty years; and he was previously a Member of the Advisory Council of the California State Board of Equalization. Rettig is a certified specialist in taxation law, estate planning, and trust and probate law. Rettig received his LL.M. in taxation from the School of Law at New York University; his law degree from Pepperdine University; and his B.A. in economics from the University of California, Lost Angeles. The IRS is a division of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.