Tax Law Pathway

What Tax Lawyers Do

Tax lawyers:

  • Help clients structure, implement, enforce, or comply with the tax laws
  • Represent individuals, businesses, non-profits, and governments
  • Navigate complex statutes, agency regulations, case law, administrative rulings, agency pronouncements, and business and family arrangements subject to taxes
  • Practice in law firms, large and small, accounting firms, government agencies, committees administering tax laws, and small and large businesses as in-house counsel

Related Pathway: Government Practice

Who Might Enjoy This Specialty?

You might enjoy practicing tax law if you are:

  • Skilled at navigating complex statutes and regulations
  • Able to simplify complex topics for clients
  • Seeking a legal area that offers a baseline of legally certain results
  • Attracted to a legal field that offers opportunities for specialization focusing on one area of tax law or even several particular provisions of the tax code

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