Vicky Tsilas Joins IRS Chief Counsel's Office

Duff, Susanna
May 2003
Bond Buyer;5/5/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31628, p7
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The article reports of the appointment of Vicky Tsilas in the Internal Revenue Service's office of chief counsel as an attorney-advisor dealing with tax-exempt bonds. Tsilas, who will report to Rebecca Harrigal, the chief of the tax-exempt bonds branch, practiced tax law in the Washington office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll LLP, where she worked on municipal finance issues. She previously served as a clerk for the U.S. Tax Court in Washington. Tsilas earned a law degree from Fordham University and a masters degree in tax law from Georgetown University.


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