June 17, 2009 at 1:55 pm #74039
SPECIALIST IN TAX EXPENDITURES
Congressional Research Service, Washington DC
The Domestic Social Policy (DSP) Division of the Congressional Research Service is seeking a Specialist on Tax Expenditures to serve the United States Congress. The specialist will work primarily on issues related to the use of tax expenditures to advance social policy goals, in lieu of, or in conjunction with, direct spending approaches to achieve social objectives.
Working closely with other DSP analysts, the Specialist on Tax Expenditures will address issues in education, health, income security, pensions, family policy, and related issues that are of interest to Congress. Examples include the use of tax credits to encourage the purchasing of health insurance in the non-group market, subsidies for child care, the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit, and tax incentives for saving for retirement, education, home ownership or charitable contributions.
The successful candidate for this position will have a thorough understanding of the tax code as an instrument to achieve such public policy objectives.
Position is being offered at the GS-15 level ($120,830-$153,200). Please apply online at: http://www.loc.gov/crsinfo or call 202.707.5627 to request an applicant job kit. Refer to vacancy#090136. Applications must be received by August 3, 2009.
CRS is the public policy research arm of the United States Congress and is fully committed to workforce diversity.
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