2014 Executive Level Promotions and New Assignments
Appointed to: Assistant Chief Counsel, Technical Resources Bureau
January 1, 2014
Bruce has been with the FTB Legal Division since November 1982, where he has argued appeals before the State Board of Equalization, been a multistate protest hearing officer, assisted with litigation, analyzed and reviewed implementation of tax legislation, and authored published and private rulings and regulations on a wide variety of income and franchise tax issues. He served as department liaison to Board of Equalization Chair Horton's office in 2010, and currently serves as a Tax Counsel IV in the Technical Resources Bureau. Bruce brings a wealth of departmental experience to this position. He is widely respected across the department for his comprehensive knowledge of the tax law and the legislative process.Bruce graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biophysics. He earned his law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, UC Berkeley.