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WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS & INTERNATIONAL (LB&I)DIVISION?
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The following are the duties of this position at the full working level.
Performs unique, often controversial, and precedent setting appraisals of real and personal property where the appraisal
will have significant tax impact, affect large segments of taxpayers, and will involve intense public scrutiny, with
potential to affect legislative change. Provides expertise to government attorneys on cases with probable litigation
potential. Serves as expert witness in U.S. Tax Court or U.S. District Court.
Personally performs appraisals and reviews appraisals prepared by recognized experts and authorities in the industry and
other valuation specialists in the group. Conducts conferences with taxpayers, representatives, and experts to explain
findings which are often vigorously contested. Prepares appraisal reports which represent the Service's position and
documents conclusions with accurate facts and arguments for unagreed issues.
Examines and appraises extensive property holdings in estate portfolios of prominent, recognized business,
entertainment and industry leaders often widely publicized and intensely scrutinized.
Serves as a team member on CEP and large business examinations. Identifies and develops significant issues which may
be unusual and unique, subject to interpretation and may be adopted as the Service position in all similar cases. Issues
are often complicated by numerous layers of related corporations and partnerships, self serving contracts and legal
agreements, creative financing and conflicting economic or business options and alternatives.
Observes and studies materializing trends in the appraisal industry and promulgates the application of emerging theory
and methodology to affect changes in Service practice and policy.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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