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Summer Intern - Rulings and Regulations Bureau

🚀 Summer Internship

Boston

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Summer Internship

LegalBoston

Description

  • The Legal Intern will assist attorneys in the Rulings and Regulations Bureau. Duties will consist of performing legal research on a variety of topics, drafting responses and responding to taxpayer and tax practitioner inquiries, and other related tasks as assigned, including, but not limited to, assisting with research and drafting of public written statements, and reviewing and drafting legislation.

Requirements

  • An external candidate recommended for a position with the Department of Revenue will be subject to a background check that includes checks for: state and federal tax compliance; child support compliance; education verification; Massachusetts CORI checks; criminal background checks in state(s) of current and previous residence/employment; validation of eligibility to work in the United States; and national fingerprint-based criminal background checks.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • Respond, under the supervision of the Bureau's staff attorneys and management to inquiries involving issues related to state tax law (i) from the taxpayer community, and (ii) representatives of various offices, agencies, and departments of the Commonwealth,;
  • Assist other Divisions with the Department when they seek certain legal advice or guidance relating to various state and local tax laws;
  • Participates in drafting statues, regulations, and internal or external policies related to state and local tax laws
  • Independently performs research and drafts written products on various state and local tax issues relating to all types of state income and non-income taxes (e.g., personal income tax, the corporate excise, sales and use tax, etc.).

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Boston