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Tax - General Attorney in New York City, NY

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Company name

New York Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Tax - General

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jun 19,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Tax Incentives Director The candidate under the supervision of the Assistant Commissioner for the Division of Tax Credits and Incentives, the Director will participate in the formulation of policy pertaining to TIP programs, make policy recommendations to the Assistant Commissioner, and translate approved policies into workable procedures. The Director will have a major role in coordinating the efforts of the unit with other parts of the agency and with outside private and public entities. Assist the Assistant Commissioner for Tax Credits and Incentives in administering six residential tax incentive programs (i.e., J-51, 421-a/b, 420-a, UDAAP, 421-g), and any new tax exemption programs assigned to TIP. Assist in the interpretation of applicable laws and regulations for each program. Assist in the drafting/review of new rules and regulations for each program. Participate in the formulation and drafting of policies pertaining to TIP programs and implement approved policies. Direct complex technical research to improve policies and programs. Prepare project documentation/summaries to assist in legal cases related to eligibility determinations. Recommend policies and procedural changes for ease of program implementation. Prepare and present reports tracking productivity and trends, and identify areas of concern and/or opportunity to improve housing stock (J-51) and to incentivize new housing production (421-a). Analyze work processes and identify specific issues or problems that surface during application reviews and/or comments from stakeholders, and recommend solutions to these problems or issues in order to improve efficiency as well the internal and external user experience of the program. Develop program materials, including guides, training manuals application forms, and other tools to improve stakeholders understanding and use of the programs and participate in presenting such materials to stakeholders. Conduct and facilitate complex research related to improving TIP technology to increase efficiency and effectiveness in program administration, stakeholders’ participation, monitoring progress, and identifying trends and/or issues. Oversee and implement TIP automation projects. Monitor and forecast program revenue. Direct, supervise, support, and evaluate program directors and staff and make recommendations to increase efficiency and staff utilization. Promote staff participation in program development and process.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and 4 years of full-time satisfactory professional experience in the development, design, construction, appraisal, financing, negotiation or disposition of real estate or in real estate law, or in urban planning, design or renewal, or analytical or coordination work related to housing programs; at least 18 months must have been in an executive, administrative or managerial capacity or supervising professional personnel performing work in the fields noted above; or Education and/or experience which is equivalent to above. Graduate study in the field of urban studies, city planning, business or public administration, finance, architecture, engineering or other related fields may be substituted for 0-1 year of the required experience on the basis of 30 credits equaling 1 year of experience. Graduation from an accredited law school may be substituted for one year of the required experience. However, all candidates must have 3 years of work experience including at least 18 months of executive, administrative, managerial or supervisory experience as described in above. Must have excellent verbal and written communication and strong interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects in a timely manner and to be a team player. Capability of utilizing Excel spreadsheets is strongly preferred.
Deadline: 06/21/2018.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
New York Department of Housing Preservation & Development
100 Gold Street
3rd Floor
New York City, NY 10038