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Tax Attorneys

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Tax attorneys work for law firms, corporations, and government agencies. They may specialize in estate law, tax litigation, corporate tax, executive compensation, municipal finance, or international tax planning, among other areas. They work closely with other attorneys and financial professionals. According to the Department of Labor, there are 792,500 lawyers employed in the United States. Nearly half of all lawyers are employed full time in legal services, and about 20 percent are self-employed.

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