On January 24, 2011, the Internal Revenue Service selected Charles Rettig (LL.M. ’82) to serve as the 2011 chairman of the IRS Advisory Council (IRSAC). In 2010, Rettig was vice chair of IRSAC, which offers a public forum for IRS officials and the public to discuss key tax administration issues.
Rettig, a partner at Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez in Beverly Hills, is a member of the National Board of Advisors of the NYU School of Law Graduate Tax Program and the advisory boards of the NYU Institute on Federal Taxation and the California Franchise Tax Board. In 2009, Rettig was among Tax Notes/Tax Analysts’s tax people of the year.