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State Tax Attorney Editor (Multiple Locations)

Company: Thomson Reuters
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Job Description:

Want to use your State Tax expertise and writing skills to create valuable tax research content and tools for the award-winning Thomson Reuters Checkpoint tax research platform?

We have an open State Tax Attorney Editor role on our Product/Tax Editorial team located in Dallas TX, Ann Arbor MI, Washington DC, Atlanta GA, Chicago IL, or Minneapolis MN. The role of State Tax Attorney Editor relies on previous state and local tax (SALT) practitioner experience to provide standard state tax know-how resources to support the development and maintenance of information in all media and ensure that published information contains and delivers premium content to tax professionals.

About the Role

In this opportunity as State Tax Attorney Editor, you will:

  • Act independently to analyze new state and local tax legislation, agency regulations, judicial decisions, and other official materials and pronouncements on state corporate and personal income taxes, sales and use taxes, franchise taxes, property taxes, and various other taxes.
  • Create original know-how content and update state and local tax resources
  • With limited guidance, use strong drafting and editing skills to write confidently and accurately about state tax to inform and guide customers.
  • Report state tax developments on daily deadlines.
  • Apply state tax knowledge to answer a variety of questions about our content and tax practice through the customer inquiry service.
  • Write and edit content for thought leadership.
  • Provide expertise and insight in a variety of business supporting functions including training AI to understand complex areas of tax and accounting specialties.
  • Note: A writing test will be required
    About You

    You're a fit for the role of State Tax Editor if you:
    • Are an experienced professional with in-depth knowledge of state tax and at least 3+ years of practical experience in state and local tax issues-i.e., law firm or accounting firm experience.
    • Have expertise and experience to add sophisticated editorial insight and practical guidance.
    • Can write clearly and effectively about tax and related topics and to produce useful, publishable material under deadline pressure.
    • Possess excellent writing and editing skills, including an ability to translate complex tax issues into concise, business English.
    • Can anticipate and interpret customer needs to identify solutions.
    • Are enthusiastic about state tax and about working as part of a team of editors who take pride in providing premium state and local tax content to our subscribers.
    • Are a J.D. (L.LM preferred) or CPA.
      What's in it For You?

      You will join our inclusive culture of world-class talent, where we are committed to your personal and professional growth through:
      • COVID-19 Response: Currently working remotely and following local COVID-19 bylaws and guidelines with the majority of our offices being remote until January 2022. Upon return, we will be embracing a hybrid work environment consisting of in-office and remote work
      • Culture: Globally recognized and award-winning reputation for equality, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, work-life balance, and more
      • Wellbeing: Comprehensive benefit plans; company-wide Mental Health Day Off; Headspace app subscription; retirement, savings, tuition reimbursement, and employee incentive programs; resources for mental, physical, and financial wellbeing
      • Learning & Development: LinkedIn Learning access; internal Talent Marketplace with opportunities to work on projects cross-company; Ten Thousand Coffees Thomson Reuters caf- networking
      • Social Impact: Eight employee-driven Business Resource Groups; two paid volunteer days annually; Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives for local and global impact

        Do you want to be part of a team helping re-invent the way knowledge professionals work? How about a team that works every day to create a more transparent, just and inclusive future? At Thomson Reuters, we've been doing just that for almost 160 years. Our industry-leading products and services include highly specialized information-enabled software and tools for legal, tax, accounting and compliance professionals combined with the world's most global news services - Reuters. We help these professionals do their jobs better, creating more time for them to focus on the things that matter most: advising, advocating, negotiating, governing and informing.

        We are powered by the talents of 25,000 employees across more than 75 countries, where everyone has a chance to contribute and grow professionally in flexible work environments that celebrate diversity and inclusion. At a time when objectivity, accuracy, fairness and transparency are under attack, we consider it our duty to pursue them. Sound exciting? Join us and help shape the industries that move society forward.


        As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

        We also make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs in accordance with applicable law.

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