Assoc Attorney Tax Enforcement

Grade 63

New York State has approximately 13 positions* in this title statewide. You may view a breakdown of positions by county. This position exists in Taxation and Finance, Dept of. View links to all New York State agencies including agencies that have this title. For more information, New York State employees can contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322. If you are not a current New York State employee, you can use the Department of Civil Service Web site to explore possible employment opportunities.

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Career Ladder

A listing of titles that are most commonly used as steps for upward mobility for this title series. The salary schedule for this career ladder is also available.

  1. Assoc Attorney Tax Enforcement

    Grade 63

  2. Prin Attorney Tax Enforcement

    Grade 65

Summary of Job Description

As an Associate Attorney (Tax Enforcement), you would provide legal advice on tax fraud and other civil and criminal violations of the New York State Tax Law and pursue enforcement actions when those violations can be established; coordinate investigations and audits for particular tax enforcement cases to ensure successful prosecution; participate in case conferences to provide the legal expertise necessary to plan effective audit and investigation strategies to ensure the admissibility of evidence; provide legal guidance on strategies for investigations into new, emerging areas of white-collar tax fraud; recommend changes in policies or procedures, or changes in tax fraud legislation, based on research and evaluation of federal and State law, legislation, and court decisions; establish and maintain working relationships with local, State, and federal prosecutorial staff regarding assigned cases and investigative programs such as the crimes against revenue program (CARP); issue subpoenas, obtain search warrants, conduct depositions, negotiate with witnesses, persons of interest and their representatives; negotiate, and draft civil settlements; prepare felony and misdemeanor complaints and referrals of cases for prosecution, and marshal evidence for referral of cases to prosecutorial agencies; prepare auditors and investigators to act as expert witnesses; and meet with prosecuting agencies as necessary to assist with the prosecution of cases.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

This title is non-competitive.  No examination is necessary.  However, you must still meet the Minimum Qualifications of the position.

How to Apply

An examination is not used to fill this title. You must meet the minimum qualifications of the title in order to be considered for this position. You must apply directly to the agency or agencies that have this title.

Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience. For additional information or clarification, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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