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    With the Internal Revenue Service as its client and 1,500 attorneys on staff, the Office of Chief Counsel is the preeminent employer for tax attorneys in the country. Our attorneys are valued assets and the legal experience provided by Chief Counsel is unlike any other. Chief Counsel attorneys provide top quality legal advice and representation to the IRS in the administration of the nation's tax laws.

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    Responsibilities

    The Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service, Associate Chief Counsel (Income Tax and Accounting) employs approximately 90 attorneys who work in the National Office in Washington, DC. Income Tax and Accounting attorneys provide published guidance, field support and taxpayer advice on a variety of general tax and tax accounting issues, including: the determination of gross income and allowable deductions, timing of income and deductions, recognition and non-recognition of gains and losses from sales and exchanges of property, treatment of capital gains and losses, application of accounting methods and periods, treatment of installment sales and long term contracts, determination of inventories, and the application of the alternative minimum tax.

    Because of its tax-related mission, the Office of Chief Counsel requires fingerprinting, tax verification, and background security investigation as part of the pre-employment process.

    The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position:

    • Serve as a subject matter expert in an office that provides legal advice on a variety income tax accounting issues which includes: recognition and timing of income and deductions, sales and exchanges, capital gains and losses, accounting methods and periods, installment sales, long term contracts, and inventories.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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    0905 Attorney

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