WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service has tapped James Polfer as the new chief of the tax-exempt bond branch in the associate chief counsel's office for the financial institutions and products division.

Polfer previously held the position of assistant to the branch chief in branch four of FIP, which specialized in the taxation of insurance companies and products. Polfer held that position for seven years, his entire tenure with the IRS. This position marks his first work with municipal bonds for the IRS.

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