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WHAT IS TAX LAW?

The basic idea of taxation is simple: imposing a financial obligation upon individuals and companies to finance the many services provided by the government. However, the variety of taxes at the federal, state, and municipal levels and the range of activities that are taxed make for a very complex area of the law.

Although most general practice law firms have a tax department, what those tax lawyers do may vary quite dramatically from firm to firm, especially depending on the firm's clients. A tax lawyer may be a generalist, or his or her experience may be very specific. Tax attorneys work in a wide variety of fields, some of which are described here:

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