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Agency Attorney Intern

Company name

New York State Department of Taxation and Finance

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Salary

USD 57944

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Date Last Verified

Apr 24,2018

Posted on

Apr 06,2018
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Agency Attorney Intern The candidate will work in the Real Property and Legal Counsel. Will perform legal research and draft memoranda, legal responses, policy statements and other documents. Assist in reviewing, analyzing and drafting State and local legislation, policies, and agency rules. Assist in providing legal counsel to the agency's operational staff and serve as liaison with operational staff on matters being handled by the unit and by the Law department. Assignment topics may include legal work relating to real property tax assessment and administration, property tax exemption, abatement and tax benefit programs, tax map and land records, real property income and expense filings and other areas as needed. Participate in division and agency projects. Research and draft responses to claims or actions filed against the agency as needed. With close supervision and direction, prepare petitions or cases for administrative hearings, such as real property income and expense penalty hearings or real property tax related hearings. Handle matters and participate in projects in any area as determined by the General Counsel or other Division manager. Should have graduation from an accredited US law school as defined in the Rules of the New York Court of Appeals (Sections 520.3 or 520.5) or admission to the New York State Bar. Experience with tax certiorari, assessment or real property tax exemption and abatement matters is a plus. Demonstrated interest in public service and experience handling real property tax administration or related issues is also preferred. Application Deadline: May 3, 2018.

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Job ID: 339836

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
345 Adams St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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