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Tax attorneys advise individuals, businesses, and government agencies on taxes, tax laws, tax disputes, and accounting matters. They have strong knowledge of tax laws. They help people resolve tax-related issues by filing appeals of tax court decisions and acting as liaisons with the Internal Revenue Service. Tax attorneys also provide advice on how to make the most of tax credits and save money. They research legal issues, interpret tax laws, discuss and write reports about their findings, and prepare and file legal documents. There are 792,500 attorneys employed in the United States, according to the Department of Labor.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Law Degree

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Helpful

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Partner, Tax Law Firm Owner

Tax Attorney

Associate Tax Attorney