The IRS hires tax lawyers to improve the taxpayer experience and address non-compliance.
Today, “Help Wanted” signs were put up by the IRS’s Office of Chief Counsel, looking for more tax lawyers to help improve the taxpayer experience and deal with complex non-compliance.
William Paul, principal deputy chief counsel and deputy chief counsel (technical), stated in a written statement that they’re immediately seeking motivated lawyers to complete this highly challenging work. An attorney is interested in litigation, providing legal counsel on complex tax matters, or working on published tax guidance to help the public understand the tax laws. In that case, they want you to join their team.
According to the IRS, open positions provide a wide range of experiences and frequently involve complex problems with a national scope. According to the IRS, litigators, guidance/advisory teams, and chief counsel attorneys “work together in an engaging and dynamic environment” to publish guidance that will help taxpayers better understand the tax laws.
What benefits of working for the Office of Chief Counsel at the IRS? The tax agency lists a few of them as follows:
- Flexibility in the workplace, a friendly atmosphere, and a crucial mission to serve taxpayers with fairness and integrity by offering accurate and unbiased interpretations of the Internal Revenue laws; and
- Give the IRS the best possible legal counsel and representation.
Numerous cities across the nation have openings for attorneys. You can find the complete list of available positions by searching for “IRS Chief Counsel” on USAJOBS.gov. The following links will take you to the first announcements, which are already posted:
Large Business & International positions
Small Business/Self Employed positions
Visit the IRS Office of Chief Counsel for more details regarding these employment opportunities.
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