Geithner Jokes: I'm Doing My Taxes 'Slightly Differently' This Year (VIDEO)

Speaking at the American Society of Newspaper Editors earlier today in Washington D.C., Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner was asked whether or not he'll be taking a different approach to filing his taxes this year.

You'll recall that Geithner ran into a bit of trouble during his confirmation last year, when it was revealed that he hadn't paid thousands of dollars in taxes during his time working for the International Monetary Fund. (Geithner later said he'd filed his own taxes using TurboTax software.)

"Thanks for raising that issue," Geithner joked at the ASNE event.

This year, Geithner said, he has "an excellent accountant."

"I had an accountant then too," he added. "But I like my accountant now."