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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. When you receive your application confirmation notice, we suggest that you request that a copy of the questions and your responses be sent to you by return email. Then, if you identify any inaccuracies, you may change your responses before the closing date of this announcement.
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).
Your responses to the following questions supplement the information provided in your resume. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position. Failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a "NOT QUALIFIED" determination for this position. Use the following links for tips on preparing your resume and writing your cover letter -- Resume, Cover Letter.
Please note that your resume must thoroughly support your responses to the job specific questions. High self-assessment in the application questions that is not supported by information in your resume may prevent you from being found best qualified.
1 Are you licensed to practice law in the United States? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes, active
  • Yes, inactive
  • No
2 Are you currently an Office of Chief Counsel, IRS employee? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
3 If you are currently a Federal employee, was your performance rating for the last year Fully Successful or higher? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
  • Not a Federal Employee
4 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
5 Do you have a J.D. degree or LL.M. from an ABA accredited law school? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
6 GS-14: Please choose the response that best describes your qualifications for this position. Answer to this question is required
  • I have a Tax LLM degree from an ABA accredited law school AND have at least two years of professional legal experience of which at least one year is in tax law and is equivalent to the GS-13 level in federal service.
  • I have at least three years of professional legal experience after receiving my JD from an ABA accredited law school 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.
7 Do you have at least one year of experience working complex litigation involving large multinational corporations, transfer pricing, antitrust, intellectual property, securities, and tax? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
8 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.