We are seeking an experienced tax attorney to become an Administrative Law Judge in the Administrative Law Judge Division of the New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal. The Administrative Law Judge will conduct hearings and render written determinations in response to Petitions filed by taxpayers protesting notices issued by the NYC Department of Finance involving NYC business income and excise taxes (such as general corporation tax, unincorporated business tax, bank tax, commercial rent and real property transfer tax); serve as a presiding officer to hear and decide small claims tax cases and assist the Chief Administrative Law Judge as needed. The Administrative Law Judge will also review and determine annual applications for correction of real property tax assessments on behalf of the NYC Tax Commission and conduct hearings and render written determinations on behalf of the NYC Office of Administrative Tax Appeals when designated to do so by the Director.
Minimum Qual Requirements
- A minimum of 5 years experience in State and Local taxes and an understanding of Federal income tax is preferred.
1. Admission to the New York State Bar; and either "2" or "3" below.
2. One year of satisfactory United States legal experience subsequent to admission to any state bar; or
3. Six months of satisfactory service as an Agency Attorney Interne (30086).
Incumbents must remain Members of the New York State Bar in good standing for the duration of this employment.
In addition to meeting the minimum Qualification Requirements:
To be assigned to Assignment Level (AL) II, candidates must have one year of experience at Assignment Level I or two years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment. To be assigned to AL III candidates must have two years of experience in Assignment Levels I and/or II or three years of comparable legal experience subsequent to admission to the bar, in the areas of law related to the assignment.
Current City Employees: Apply via Employee Self-Service (ESS). Go to Recruiting Activites > Careers and search Job ID# 117082.
Non-City Employees/External Candidates: Apply via NYC Careers. Go to www.nyc.gov/careers and search Job ID# 117082.
NOTE: ONLY THOSE CANDIDATES UNDER CONSIDERATION WILL BE CONTACTED.
New York City residency is generally required within 90 days of appointment. However, City Employees in certain titles who have worked for the City for 2 continuous years may also be eligible to reside in Nassau, Suffolk, Putnam, Westchester, Rockland, or Orange County. To determine if the residency requirement applies to you, please discuss with the agency representative at the time of interview.