IRS Chief Counsel News Release – February 8, 2023
IRS Chief Counsel is hiring attorneys; multiple job openings posted to help enhance the taxpayer experience and address high-end non-compliance
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is taking steps to enhance the taxpayer experience and address high-end non-compliance with the hiring of multiple attorneys.
The IRS Chief Counsel announced the job openings in a recent statement, noting the need for additional attorneys to assist in the agency’s enforcement efforts. The positions are located in the Office of Chief Counsel, which advises the IRS on legal matters in the areas of tax, enforcement, and other related matters.
The new positions are part of the IRS’s efforts to increase compliance and reduce non-compliance. The attorneys will be responsible for a wide range of duties, including representing the IRS in civil and criminal tax cases, providing legal advice on tax issues, and helping to develop and implement compliance strategies.
The IRS has also stated that attorneys will play an important role in improving the taxpayer experience. The attorneys will work to provide clear guidance to taxpayers, help them understand their rights and responsibilities, and ensure that their interactions with the IRS are as streamlined and efficient as possible.
The new positions are a critical part of the IRS’s efforts to enhance its enforcement and compliance efforts. The agency is hoping that the addition of additional attorneys will help to ensure that taxpayers are provided with the assistance and guidance they need, and that high-end non-compliance is addressed.
It is an exciting time for the IRS as it continues to make strides in improving the taxpayer experience and ensuring compliance. With the hiring of additional attorneys, the agency is taking a step in the right direction.