Attorney Advisor (Tax) Senior Technical Reviewer
Internal Revenue Service - Washington, DC

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DUTIES
The incumbent of this position serves as a Senior Technical Reviewer in Branch 6 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 6, 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) technical advice to all field functions, (b) actions on decisions, (c) briefs, (d) unusual technical problems handled by the Branch, (e) publication program, (f) letter rulings, (g) 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 include transfer pricing, mixed source, e-commerce, and tax shelter issues. 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.
QUALIFICATIONS

All supporting documentation must be received by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to submit all required supporting documentation will result in disqualification and/or ineligibility to be considered for this position. Graduation from an ABA accredited law school; Possession of bar membership which permits the practice before the highest court of a state or territory in the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and must be in good standing of the Bar; and To meet specialized experience at the GS-15 grade level- applicants must have one year of specialized experience at the equivalent to the GS-14 level. Specialized Experience: You must possess the following specialized experience which is in, or directly related to, the work of the position to be filled. Specialized knowledge and experience includes the following: Thorough and comprehensive professional knowledge of Federal tax laws and regulations, and decisions applicable thereto, particularly as they relate to foreign and international tax laws and transactions. Specific substantive knowledge and experience dealing with transfer pricing. Knowledge of Tax Court practice and procedure and/or refund litigation. Knowledge of, and experience in, applying tax litigation policies and procedures.

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