Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, the largest tax law firm in the country, is looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team and gain valuable experience in a legal environment. Our mission is to serve America’s taxpayers fairly and with integrity by providing correct and impartial interpretation of the internal revenue laws and the highest quality legal advice and representation for the IRS. It is a great place to work with an excellent benefits package and family-friendly atmosphere.

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The Office of Associate Chief Counsel, Passthroughs & Special Industries (PSI) provides guidance, field support, and taxpayer advice in the following areas: the taxation of S corporations and partnerships (including limited liability companies); the taxation of trusts, estates, gifts, and generation-skipping transfers; income tax credits; cooperative housing corporations; farmers’ and other cooperatives; low-income housing credits; research and experimental expenditures; taxation concerning natural resources and energy production; certain homeowner associations; and certain excise tax issues. PSI has two passthrough entity branches, an estate and gift tax branch, and three special industries branches, each with a specialized focus (income tax credits, natural resources, and excise taxes). These positions require substantive experience handling tax matters in a passthrough entity branch.

The following are the duties of this position at the GS-14 level. If you are selected at a lower level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

As a GS-14 attorney for the Associate Chief Counsel (PSI), you will perform the following principal duties:

  • Draft published guidance, including regulations, revenue rulings, revenue procedures, etc.
  • Provide written legal advice to taxpayers and field components of the IRS.
  • Make recommendations regarding litigation; review briefs and other litigation-related documents.

Please note this list of duties is not all inclusive.

Travel Required

Occasional travel – Limited travel may be required.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential