According to Law360, the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel is looking to hire as many as 200 more attorneys to take on abusive tax schemes, the agency said on January 21, 2022.
The IRS said the chief counsel's office is looking to recruit attorneys for jobs at more than 50 locations across the country, including in Washington, D.C., in order to fight tax schemes including abusive microcaptive insurance arrangements and syndicated conservation easements.
Attorneys who are hired will serve on trial teams, handle U.S. Tax Court cases and provide legal advice to IRS staff conducting audits, as well as perform other duties, the agency said.
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