International Tax Attorney - Remote; New York Licensed
Other
Flexible Talent Jul 21, 2022

Our client, an elite New York law firm, is seeking a Senior-level attorney with at least 20 years of experience advising clients on a wide range of federal and international tax matters. The attorney will lead strategic and transactional tax planning initiatives with an emphasis on inbound and outbound investments, including issues such as entity election, drafting offering documents, tax treaty planning, and compliance with withholding and reporting rules. The attorney will also have substantial experience in and be responsible for drafting tax opinions. Additional areas may include advising non-U.S. businesses on structuring U.S. operations, including issues such as entity elections, acquisitions, tax treaty eligibility, planning and compliance with withholding and reporting rules. This is a part-time, remote role offered on a contract basis, and is ideal for a high-level, seasoned attorney with the wherewithal to essentially run a tax department. There is a potential for a long-term relationship for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • 20+ years of experience in International Tax practice with an Am Law 200 law firm or its equivalent.
  • Significant familiarity representing high net worth individuals and businesses before the IRS regarding worker classification disclosures and FBARs, FATCA, and other foreign asset and income compliance.
  • Experience drafting tax opinions with the requisite knowledge in all areas of tax law to protect taxpayer clients.
  • Significant familiarity representing individuals before the IRS and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance in tax litigation and regarding relief from garnishment of wages and levies on bank accounts.
  • Excellent academic credentials and work history.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently.
  • Able to work in a hybrid situation, with in-office presence in Midtown Manhattan.
  • A licensed member in good standing with the New York Bar.