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    Summary

    FIP attorneys provide legal advice & litigation support on tax matters involving financial institutions & taxation of financial products, tax matters with banks, thrift institutions, insurance companies, regulated investment companies, real estate investment trusts, asset securitization arrangements, life insurance contracts, annuities, options, futures contracts, original issue discount obligations, hedging arrangements, tax exempt & tax credit bonds, financial instruments & entities.

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    Responsibilities

    The following are the duties of this position at theGS-14 level. 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.

    As a Senior Attorney, you will serve as an expert in several specific areas of tax law.   

    • Considers suggestions for changes in the Internal Revenue laws and other Federal laws relating to the issues under the jurisdiction of the Division Counsel/Associate Chief Counsel or Associate Chief Counsel.
    • Identifies regulatory and tax administration issues raised by those laws.
    • Responds to requests for legal opinions on the application or interpretation of the Internal Revenue laws and other laws. 
    • Analyzes requests for advisory opinions, private letter rulings, technical advice, and Chief Counsel Advice on complex issues. 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional travel may be required.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • Job family (Series)

    0905 Attorney

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