Tax Law

Tax lawyers advise businesses and individuals on issues related to taxation. While becoming a lawyer takes several years of study, the income opportunities for these professionals can be high. Read on to learn more.

Inside Tax Law

Tax lawyers are attorneys who specialize in local and international tax law. They counsel clientele on tax concerns, such as mergers and acquisitions, property taxes and corporate tax, and may also represent clients in court. Becoming a tax lawyer generally entails seven years of full-time study. Students must complete a 4-year bachelor's degree program and then three years of law school, which results in a Juris Doctor degree. Students may also earn a Master of Laws by completing an additional year of law school.

Tax attorneys must have up-to-date knowledge of current tax laws to serve their clients. There are a multitude of educational and professional opportunities for both practicing and aspiring tax attorneys. Study.com has the resources you need to choose the education and career path that's right for you.

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