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Grade: 12

1 Do you have a J.D. degree or LL.M. from an ABA accredited law school? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Do you have an LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school and/or at least one year of professional legal experience equivalent to the GS-11 in the federal service? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No

Grade: 13

1 Do you have a J.D. degree or LL.M. from an ABA accredited law school? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please choose the response that best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have an LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school and have at least one year of professional legal tax experience equivalent to the GS-12 in the federal service.
  • I have at least two years of professional legal experience after receiving my J.D. of which at least one year is in tax law and is equivalent to the GS-12 in the federal service.
  • I do not meet the criteria above.
3 Specialized Experience: Please choose the response that best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • My legal tax experience involved experience working on tax accounting issues, such as: recognition and timing of income and deductions, sales and exchanges, capital gains and losses, accounting methods and periods, installment sales, long term contracts, and inventories, and assignments involving complex and difficult legal questions requiring extensive research, analysis, and evaluation.
  • I do not meet the criteria above.

Grade: 14

1 Do you have a J.D. degree or LL.M. from an ABA accredited law school? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Please choose the response that best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have an LL.M. degree from an ABA accredited law school AND have at least two years of professional legal tax experience. One year of tax law must be equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service.
  • I have at least three years of professional legal experience after receiving my J.D. of which at least two years is in tax law. One year of tax law must be equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service.
  • I do not meet the criteria above.
3 Specialized Experience: Please choose the response that best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • My legal tax experience involved experience working on tax accounting issues, such as: recognition and timing of income and deductions, sales and exchanges, capital gains and losses, accounting methods and periods, installment sales, long term contracts, and inventories, and assignments involving complex and difficult legal questions requiring extensive research, analysis, and evaluation.
  • I do not meet the criteria above.

Grade: All Grades

Carefully read each question and all possible answers before selecting a response. Some questions will be used to screen out ineligible applicants. Applicant errors in responses will not be corrected. You are responsible for the accuracy of your application. If you are rated ineligible based on your responses to the questions, you will be notified by email shortly after the announcement closes.
Please be sure that your resume contains the names, titles, and phone numbers of your current supervisor and two additional professional references that we may contact. Please also be sure that your preference regarding contacting your supervisor is specified in your resume.
All supplemental documents requested in this vacancy announcement must be received by the closing date. Please check the Required Documents section of the vacancy announcement carefully to determine what, if any, additional documentation is required.
Veterans' Preference Documentation: If you are claiming preference but are currently in the military, you must submit a memo from your current military personnel office. This memo must include years of service, projected terminal leave date, campaign and expeditionary medals (including purple heart, if applicable) and statement about the character of service (honorable).
1 Are you a veteran eligible for sole survivor preference (SSP)? To qualify for SSP, you must have been discharged or released from active duty (on or after August 29, 2008) based on a sole survivorship discharge. If so, please provide documentation to support your claim. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
2 Have you held a political position within the Federal Government within five (5) years of the closing date of this announcement? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I have held a political position within the past five years.
  • Yes, I am currently on a position based on a political appointment.
  • No, I have not held a political position within the past five years.
3 Are you licensed to practice law in the United States? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, active
  • Yes, inactive
  • No
4 Are you currently an Office of Chief Counsel, IRS employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
5 I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001), my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 CFR part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.
  • No, I do not certify the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith.
  • No, I do not understand the information provided above.
Thank you for your interest in applying for this position.