THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Fayetteville, Arkansas) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release July 25, 2000
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES JONATHAN TALISMAN AS ASSISTANT SECRETARY FOR TAX
The President today announced his intent to nominate Jonathan Talisman as Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy at the Department of Treasury.
Jonathan Talisman, of Bethesda, Maryland is currently the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy. Prior to his work with the Department of Treasury, Mr. Talisman served as Minority Chief Tax Counsel to the Senate Finance Committee and as Legislative Counsel to the Joint Committee on Taxation. Mr. Talisman was also a tax associate with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld in Washington, D.C. from 1984 to 1992.
Mr. Talisman received a B.S. and a J.D. degree from the University of Virginia.
The Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy assists the Secretary in developing and implementing tax policies and programs and provides the official estimates of all Government receipts for the President's budget. The Assistant Secretary establishes policy reflected in Internal Revenue Service regulations and rulings, which implement and administer the Internal Revenue Code; and provides economic and legal policy analysis for domestic and international tax policy decisions.