The average pay for a Tax Attorney with Legal Research skills is $56.99 per hour.
The average pay for a Tax Attorney with Legal Research skills is $131,469 per year.
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|Bonus||$1,551 - $51,823|
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Job Description for Tax Attorney
A tax attorney is a lawyer whose specializes in guiding clients through the intricacies of tax law to help them to make the best possible financial and legal decisions. Corporations may have a tax attorney as part of their legal team to advise them and prevent them from making any expensive revenue-reporting mistakes. Many larger law firms also keep general tax attorneys on staff to assist individual clients either with proactive advice on financial matters or with revenue service inquiries or hearings. Tax attorneys also provide counsel and legal representation for clients who are undergoing an audit or face penalties or legal proceedings (such as those regarding past tax payments). In these cases, the tax attorney must provide the best possible advice for the client and help negotiate the most favorable settlement possible.Read More...
Tax attorneys must have an up-to-date knowledge with current tax laws and codes to provide sound legal counsel. Tax attorneys often review various business or investment strategies, and they may be called upon to present a forecast of tax burdens or taxable income. In this circumstance, the attorney must not only have an in-depth knowledge of current tax laws, but they also must have knowledge of developments on a federal and local level.
Tax attorneys are lawyers, and they must possess a degree in law from an accredited university. Additionally, they typically must have a strong educational background in tax law. Tax attorneys must pass state bar exam certification, and they also may be required to obtain additional certification to work in this specialization. (Copyright 2019 PayScale.com)
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