Job Details

Tax Law Specialist, GS 14

Company name

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Nov 03, 2021

Posted on

Jul 21, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 108885 to 159286 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Tax Law Specialist, GS 14
Duties: Responsible for exercising independent judgment, and perform technical work of exceptional difficulty and responsibility. Serve as a reviewer, coordinator, consultant, and advisor regarding matters of technical content involved in the initiation, development, and revision of tax return forms, instructions, schedules, taxpayer information publications, tax law training materials, and other technical tax law material. Review proposed and final drafts of technical tax material to ensure technical accuracy, reliability, and consistency. Provide expert technical advice and prepare background information documents relating to the cause of problems. Research and analyze proposed and current legislation for technical content, the feasibility of incorporation into taxpayer information publications, and administrability of conversion into forms and instructions. Research material, including tax treaties, judicial and administrative decisions, revenue rulings and revenue procedures, and requests, develop implementation plans and complexity analyses. Coordinate to ensure technical content is accurate, reflects current tax law and ensure that products are logically arranged and written in clear, easy-to-understand language. Maintain current awareness of changes in the tax law, regulations, rulings, administrative decisions, and determine the effect on tax products. Prepare announcements and news releases with respect to tax forms, instructions, publications, and related technical materials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualification: GS-14 LEVEL: must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes an experience that demonstrated accomplishment of legal, tax accounting, or other project assignments that required a wide range of knowledge of Federal tax laws, regulations, precedent decisions, or other areas related to the position to be filled. This knowledge is generally demonstrated by assignments where the applicant analyzed a number of alternative approaches in the process of advising management concerning major aspects of Federal tax laws, regulations, and precedent decisions. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: Prepare legal memoranda, review or draft rulings, determination or advisory letters related to Federal taxation. Analyze and adjudicate tax claims, appeals, settlement offers, or similar work related to Federal tax operations. Conduct legal research and analysis, and prepare briefs or similar documents that interpret laws and regulations. Conduct work as an accountant, a tax preparer, a financial manager, auditor, or investigator that requires application of Federal tax accounting principles and/or the Internal Revenue Code and related laws. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis.

In addition to the above requirements, must meet the following, if applicable: must have been at the next lower grade level of the grade are applying to for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

Note: This job is open to Internal to an agency; Current federal employees of this agency; Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL); Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee; Clarification from the agency; IRS Career/Career Conditional Employees --Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL).

Deadline: 08/03/2021.

Additional info

Announcement number 21CIN-WIB0614-0987-14. Control number 608212300. Apply online. No emails. Visit the website for more details.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
550 Main St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 866-743-5748

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