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Tax Paralegal

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #588

Tax Paralegal

Location: Chicago, IL

The Organization: Large U.S. Based Multinational Law Firm

Salary & Benefits: Base salary commensurate with experience; generous paid overtime and bonus; Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage; Transit Program; generous Paid Time Off; 401K w/match; Life Insurance; exceptional culture.

Summary: Seeking a Tax Paralegal to join the firm’s Chicago office and provide support to a team of attorneys. Candidate must be willing to work independently in a fast-paced, corporate environment. Well-paid overtime can be anticipated.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and files the following documents with the IRS: Section 83(b) election filings, Form 8832, Form 8875, Form 2553, Form 1023, Form SS-4; Notifications of conversion, business name change or dissolution of EIN; Form 8822-B, Form 966, Form 8023 and Form 8869
  • Monitor and handle requests from the Firm’s Tax Election Filings email distribution
  • Prepare communications with clients and attorneys regarding tax matters
  • Compile documents and distribute for signature
  • Interface with IRS or other government agencies
  • Maintain records
  • Manage complex projects independently under limited supervision
  • Maintain confidential client information and case management software; improve workflow regarding storage and recall of materials
  • Conduct non-legal and legal research; perform due-diligence


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 2+ years of Corporate Paralegal experience
  • Prior experience in any of the following practice areas is preferred: Tax, Investment Funds, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong technical, organizational and communication skills
  • Flexible to travel and work overtime when necessary