March 11, 1996
Arthur A. Gross is New
Chief Information Officer
WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service today announced the
selection of Arthur A. Gross as the agency's Chief Information
Gross is currently the Deputy Tax Commissioner for Revenue and
Information Management in the New York State Department of Taxation
and Finance, a position he has held since 1983. In that position he
successfully directed the timely development and implementation of
the multi-year modernization of that state's tax system.
In recognition of his vision and leadership in the modernization
project to bring advanced technology to New York State, Gross was
awarded the Alfred E. Smith Award of the American Society of Public
"Arthur possesses a unique blend of knowledge and experience,"
said IRS Commissioner Margaret Milner Richardson. "We are very
fortunate to have him joining our team as we continue to build on
our efforts to use technology to make our tax system work better and
cost less for American taxpayers."
As the Chief Information Officer of the IRS, Gross will be
responsible for the design, development, implementation and
operation of the IRS's nationwide computer and telecommunications
Gross received his Bachelor of Science degree at Brooklyn
College of the City University of New York and did post-graduate
work at the University of Arizona. In his professional career, Gross
has over 23 years of experience in developing and implementing large
scale technology based programs.
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