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EQUALIZATION, BOARD OF

Title:  TAX COUNSEL III (SPECIALIST)
Salary: $7,682.00 - $9,857.00
Posted: 04/18/2014

Job Description:
Under the general direction of the Tax Counsel III (Supervisor), the Tax Counsel III (Specialist) in the Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate Office is responsible, along with two other Tax Counsels, for overseeing the BOE’s Tax Appeals Assistance Program (TAAP). TAAP provides low income taxpayers who have filed an appeal with the BOE the opportunity to seek free legal assistance from qualified law students working under the close supervision of an experienced BOE tax attorney. The Tax Counsel III provides instruction to the law students from all participating California schools on the relevant substantive laws and the procedural rules governing sales and use tax and cigarette tax appeals to the BOE, and may provide instruction on other tax programs as directed by the Taxpayers’ Rights Advocate. On an ongoing basis, the Tax Counsel III provides guidance to the students on case analysis, validity of a case, case preparation, and client discussion; provides continuous support to the students throughout the student’s assignment; and accompanies the students as they appear before the Board. The Tax Counsel III works independently on the most complex and sensitive legal work. The position is located in a high-rise building. Travel required 75% of the time. All applicants will be considered however, SROA/Surplus will be given priority.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 311 - 6733 - 900
Location County
Legal Dept- Settlement Div.- TRA Office SACRAMENTO
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Limited Term  12 month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
05/02/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
Legal Dept- Settlement Div.- TRA Office
450 N Street, 22nd Floor
Sacramento,CA 95814
Donna Roberts
(916) 322-0487

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