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    WHAT DOES A TAX LAW SPECIALIST DO? The IRS employs Tax Law Specialists (TLS) in many areas throughout the Service. In the TE/GE function, a TLS interprets the tax code, regulations, administrative guidance and court cases. They provide authoritative technical tax advice and education through outreach to tax exempt organizations and employee plans.

    WHAT IS THE TAX EXEMPT AND GOVERNMENT ENTITIES DIVISION? The Tax Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) Division serves three distinct groups of customers. Employee Plans (EP) examines the returns of qualified pension benefit plans to determine if they're in compliance. Exempt Organizations (EO) determines if not-for-profit organizations meet their tax-exempt status requirements. Government Entities (GE) ensures these organizations meet their tax withholding and employment tax payment requirements as well as requirements relating to tax-exempt and tax credit bond transactions.

    As a Tax Law Specialist you will:

    • Make legal determinations by interpreting and applying the tax laws.
    • Conduct research, analyze, and interpret tax issues and cases/accounts.
    • Identify, gather and analyze tax data to identify trends and issues.
    • Draft and write technical guidance.
    • Participate in developing and implementing tax programs and projects, such as educational programs and revise forms, for internal and external customers.

    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights travel per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0987 Tax Law Specialist

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