The United States Tax Court announced earlier this week that Chief Judge Maurice B. Foley has been re-elected and will serve another two-year term beginning June 1, 2020. His current term as Chief Judge expires May 31, 2020. The biennial election took place on February 21, 2020, in accordance with statutory requirements.
Chief Judge Foley’s biography follows:
Chief Judge Foley was appointed to the United States Tax Court by President William J. Clinton. He was reappointed by President Barack Obama and sworn in on November 25, 2011, for a second term ending November 24, 2026. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Swarthmore College, a Juris Doctor from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Master of Laws in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. Before his appointment to the Tax Court, he was an attorney for the Legislation and Regulations Division of the Internal Revenue Service, Tax Counsel for the United States Senate Committee on Finance, and Deputy Tax Legislative Counsel in the United States Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy.
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