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Published:   |   Last Updated: February 8, 2024

TAS Careers: Legal Tax Advisor

We are Hiring Legal Tax Advisors

Life as an Advocate

The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) offers a unique opportunity to advocate for taxpayers who experience difficulties with protecting their rights or with hardships in resolving their tax issues. Our employees work on a wide range of issues related to tax processing, taxpayer assistance and improving tax procedures. As part of our team, you’ll have an opportunity to make an impact in improving tax administration and protecting taxpayer rights.


Your Role

A Legal Tax Advisor to the National Taxpayer Advocate (NTA), provides independent legal advice and guidance to the NTA on a wide variety of tax issues.

  • Identify, research, and write about systemic tax issues for the NTA’s annual reports to Congress.
  • Identify, research, and write legislative proposals to change the tax code and propose administrative changes to IRS procedures to make the tax system fairer and more equitable.
  • Research and write Taxpayer Advocate Directives (TADs) as well as write blogs about tax issues.
  • Advise TAS personnel about novel case advocacy issues and assist in drafting Taxpayer Assistance Orders.


The Taxpayer Advocate Service Attorney Advisory Group Legal Tax Advisor serves as the National Taxpayer Advocate’s
representative within the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), as well as with IRS executives and officials on TAS cases. You’ll participates in conferences and meetings, in addition to preparing written presentations with other agencies, universities, non-profit organizations, and public interest groups, involving qualitative and quantitative research issues of considerable consequence to TAS and the IRS.

The Legal Tax Advisor also provides qualitative and quantitative research and writing on topics of tax law and administration, and analyzes problems in tax administration throughout the IRS and helps select 10 “most serious problems” encountered by taxpayers to include in the National Taxpayer Advocate’s Annual Report to Congress.

Prepares an analysis of the most frequently litigated tax issues in the Federal courts during the preceding year for the National Taxpayer Advocate’s Annual Report to Congress.



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Working for TAS

Overall, a TAS Legal Tax Advisor can make a difference by improving the tax system for individual taxpayers and businesses on a systemic level.

If you’re ready for an exciting and rewarding role in tax administration, apply now to join TAS’s dynamic tax team as a Legal Tax Advisor. Visit our career center to learn more about this role and how to apply.


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