IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to Speak at Luncheon During Tax Season, March 24

Feb 29, 2016, 13:04 ET from National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the tax deadline approaches and presidential candidates talk up their plans for tax reforms, John Koskinen, commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, will speak at March 24 National Press Club luncheon.

Koskinen, who has led the agency since Dec. 2013, will discuss the "Future of the IRS," which collects $3.3 trillion in tax revenue each year, employs about 90,000 people and has a budget of approximately $11.2 billion. Challenges facing the commissioner include improving customer service and dealing with the risk of hacking and identity theft.

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $24  for Press Club members ( NPC Members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and  $38 for all other non-member tickets.   Tickets may be purchased online by going to the following link:  For questions, please email or call (202) 662 – 7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.

NPC Members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must RSVP separately to 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the luncheon to attend the VIP reception

To submit a question in advance, put IRS in the subject line and email to before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.

Upcoming Luncheons:

March 7Paul Wiedefeld, Washington Metro General Manager and CEO
March 14Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on race in America

Contact: Kasia Klimasinska

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SOURCE National Press Club