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This position is located in the Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International, Branch 1). The Senior Technical Reviewer serves as a technical expert with respect to the tax areas relating to the functions of the assigned Branch (described below under the Major Duties section). In addition, the Senior Technical Reviewer is responsible for the assignment and review of cases for some of the attorneys within the Branch; and may be required to share other administrative/management tasks with the Branch Chief, as assigned.
The incumbent of the position serve as a Senior Technical Reviewer in Branch 1 of the Office of the Associate Chief Counsel (International), where he/she acts as legal and technical consultant to the Branch Chief, Deputy Associate Chief Counsel, Associate Chief Counsel (International), and, as assigned, to other officials in the Office of Chief Counsel on some of the most difficult, important, and complex professional legal matters concerned with the work of Branch 1, or which may affect the work of other Branches of the office, or other components of the Office of Chief Counsel. Such matters usually arise in connection with (a) advice to all field functions, other divisions in the National Office (e.g. EEE, PSI) and Competent Authority, (b) actions on decisions, (c) briefs, (d) unusual technical problems handled by the Branch, (e) publication program, (f) letter rulings, (g) negotiation of treaties and development of the US and OECD Model tax treaties, (h) regulations, (i) legislation, and (j) certain designated substantive tax matters affecting international tax transactions. These matters involve detailed and extensive research on complicated legal problems and the development of recommendations as to the positions to be taken by the Branch and the Office. The principal subject matter areas of the Branch 1 include, but are not limited to: Tax treaty interpretation (other than transfer pricing and procedural articles), including dual residents, permanent establishments, business profits, hybrid entities, students/teachers, athletes and entertainers, pensions, stock options and deferred compensation, government services, limitation on benefits and other anti-abuse provisions, as well as foreign trust and estate tax issues, individual expatriation, inbound taxation of nonresident aliens and foreign corporations (including the branch profits tax), shipping and air transport, and the federal excise tax on premiums paid to foreign insurers. The incumbent considers all questions which have broad, legal ramifications and renders appropriate decisions. In consultation with the Branch Chief, the incumbent is responsible for the assignment of selected cases and projects to the attorneys within the Branch and for review of the work products. As designated, the Senior Technical Reviewer serves as Branch Chief in the absence of that official, and performs other professional tasks as assigned.
Occasional travel - 5% or greater
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