Job Details

General Attorney (Tax) - Qualified Plans Branch, GS 13-14

Company name

Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Valid Through

Sep 03, 2020

Posted on

May 21, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 102663 to 157709 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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General Attorney (Tax) - Qualified Plans Branch, GS 13-14
Duties: The candidate will provide top quality legal advice and representation to the Agency in the administration of the nation's tax laws. Will handle all aspects related to professional legal work involving one or more of the following areas: Qualified Retirement Plans - §§ 401-436 - qualification rules for qualified retirement plans; § 403(b) - certain employee annuity plans; §§ 408 and 408A - individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) and Roth IRAs; § 457(b) - certain eligible deferred compensation plans; § 414(d) - governmental plans; § 414(e) - church plans; § 501(a) - exemption from tax for qualified retirement plan trusts; § 72 - taxation of distributions from qualified retirement plans; § 3405 - withholding and rollover rules for distributions from qualified retirement plans; §§ 4971, 4972, 4980, 4980F - penalties and excise taxes related to qualified retirement plan failures.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: The candidate should have graduated with a J.D. and/or the LL.M from an ABA-accredited law school. Must be admitted to practice law before the highest court of a state or territory of the United States; the District of Columbia; or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and be an active member by the closing date of the announcement.

For GS-13: The candidate must have a J.D. degree and 1 year of general legal experience, plus 1 year of legal tax experience (1 year of legal tax experience must have been comparable to the GS-12 level) OR an LL.M. plus 1 year of legal tax experience (1 year of legal tax experience must have been comparable to the GS-12 level).

Specialized Experience: In addition, the legal tax experience must have included experience working with federal taxation of qualified retirement plans to include research and evaluation of legal questions.

For GS-14: The candidate must have a J.D. degree and 1 year of general legal experience, plus 2 years of legal tax experience (1 year of legal tax experience must have been comparable to the GS-13 level) OR an LL.M. plus 2 years of legal tax experience (1 year of legal tax experience must have been comparable to the GS-13 level).

Specialized Experience: In addition, the legal tax experience must have included experience working on the basic concepts underlying the federal taxation of qualified retirement plans (including familiarity with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)). The professional tax experience must include handling of sophisticated legal issues and interpretations related to qualified retirement plans.

Application Deadline: June 3, 2020.

Additional info

Announcement Number: CCED-20-68. Apply online. No emails. Visit website for more information.

Company info

Erica Delgado
Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel
1111 Constitution Ave NW
Room 4033
Washington, DC 20224
Phone: 469-801-1740

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