Friday, October 24, 2008

High Demand for SALT Skills

State and local tax work, once viewed in the profession as something of a weak sister to federal tax accounting, has come into its own in recent years thanks to the hairpin twists and turns of ever-changing New York and New and New Jersey tax rules. One senior partner worries that in spite of its "huge salaries," the specialty may still suffer brain drain because, "You don't need to know as much to be a stockbroker or a lawyer, and we're working 12 to 18 hour days at certain points."

Here's our story.

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