James R. McTigue, Jr

Director, Strategic Issues

Areas of Expertise:

  • Tax policy and administration

James (Jay) R. McTigue, Jr. is a Director in GAO's Strategic Issues team. He oversees GAO's audits of IRS on a range of issues related to tax administration and tax policy.

Jay joined GAO in July 1991. In addition to tax administration, James' work at GAO has focused the fiscal challenges facing the federal government due to our aging population and heath care cost growth.

Jay earned a master's degree in Public and Private Management from the Yale School of Management and a bachelor's degree in economics from Brown University.

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Assistance for Families Paying for College
IRS Staffing
IRS Taxpayer Authentication Efforts
Identity Theft Tax Refund Fraud