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R&D Tax Attorney Advisor - Tax Controversy

  • Houston, United States of America
  • Operations
  • Full time
  • J00137667

Be a part of our Employer Tax Services team running audits and working with the IRS around tax controversy information. You will lead audits from the legal side of the table and run R&D studies.

What you’ll do

  • Responsible for interaction and relationship from start to finish with large, more complex clients for the analysis and calculation of tax credits.
  • Review and analyze the technical activities of companies from various industries such as engineering, software development, and manufacturing.
  • Conduct technical interviews with company executives and key personnel.  Research applicable state and federal tax laws. Effectively quantify research and development (R&D) tax benefits.
  • Perform and write legal analysis for tax incentive claims. Respond to information document requests (IDR) from the IRS.
  • Assist preparing clients in audit defense in both state and federal audits examinations. Serve as main point of contact between clients and taxing authority while providing excellent customer service. Review tax benefit analysis, training, and/or supervise associate team members.

What experience you need

  • J.D. REQUIRED
  • 5+ years of experience analyzing, qualifying and quantifying tax benefits for federal and/or state credits.

  • Bachelors degree

What could set you apart

  • 1+ years of experience in tax controversy
  • Excellent communications skills - both verbal and written
  • Ability to pay attention to minute details
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Ability to manage and be responsible for varying client loads and deadlines

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity employer, and qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, service in the Armed Forces, protected veteran status, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status or any other status protected by law.

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