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Tax Associate

Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary:
80000
Posted:
May 20, 2018

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Simon P.K. Muyanja

**** ******** **. ** #*** Washington DC, 20009 202-***-**** ac5i79@r.postjobfree.com WORK AUTHORIZATION

Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

EDUCATION

Georgetown University Law Center Washington, D.C.

Master of Laws in Taxation May 2017

Relevant courses: State and Local Tax; Employee Benefits Law; U.S. Income Tax; Tax Litigation; Financial Statement Accounting for Tax Consequences; Taxation of Partnerships; Federal Tax Research and Writing; Corporate Tax; U.S Taxation of International Transactions

Activities: Member, Georgetown African Lawyers Association East African School Of Taxation Kampala, Uganda

Post Graduate Diploma in Tax Revenue and Administration March 2014 Relevant courses: Financial Accounting; Income Tax Law; VAT Laws; Oil and Gas Tax Laws; Customs Tax Laws Law Development Center Kampala, Uganda

Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice August 2013 Makerere University Kampala, Uganda

Bachelor of Laws with Honors January 2010

Elected Speaker of Lumumba Hall, 2007-2009

PROFESSIONAL LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Bloomberg BNA Tax Arlington, VA

Federal Tax Research Analyst April 2018- Present

Research and analyze changes in tax legislation; prepare tax research resources for publication on the Bloomberg BNA website.

Community Tax Aid Washington, D.C

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Volunteer (Advanced) January 2018 – April 2018 Prepare income tax returns for low-income clients; evaluate clients’ eligibility for various tax benefits. HireStrategy Washington, D.C

Research Assistant (Contractor) November 2017

Researched and imported data on various issues into excel worksheets. D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue Washington, D.C

Legal Extern (SALT) January 2017 - April 2017

Researched and wrote legal memoranda, court motions and private letter rulings on tax matters relating to sales and use taxes, franchise taxes, gross receipts taxes, and property taxes for the city government office responsible for tax collection, compliance and customer service. Redrafted the D.C. Ballpark Fee regulations; reviewed and wrote legal sufficiency memoranda in relation to companies claiming tax refunds. Eisen & Shapiro LLC Bethesda, Maryland

Legal Intern June 2016 - August 2016

Researched and drafted memoranda focusing on on-demand business and commercial general counsel services and tax advisory in the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Maryland. Drafted a motion for Rule 11 sanctions. Emejeru & Nyombi LLC Silver Spring, Maryland

Legal Intern June 2016 - August 2016

Conducted legal research, drafted complaints, and carried out discovery focusing on tax, civil rights and commercial litigation.

Kiboijana, Kakuba & Co. Advocates Kampala, Uganda

Associate May 2013 - May 2016

Successfully managed a caseload of about 100 tax, commercial and property matters. Worked on tax research, analysis, tax litigation and tax transactions. Worked on debt recoveries and mortgages for banks. Worked on the transfer of title deeds and leases, condominium titles, title searches and lease documentation and other land conveyance transactions. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Musinguzi & Co. Advocates, Associate (Tax and Corporate), Kampala, Uganda. October 2012 - April 2013 KSMO Advocates, Legal Assistant (Tax and Corporate), Kampala, Uganda. October 2010 - April 2011 World Vision, Child Advocacy Volunteer, Kampala, Uganda. 2007 – 2010 BAR ADMISSIONS AND PROFESSIONAL BAR ASSOCIATIONS

New York (pending admission)

Admitted to practice in Uganda (January 2014)

Member, Uganda and East African Law Societies

SKILLS

Proficient in MS Office Suite, Excel, Relativity, Tax Wise, Tax SlayerPro. CERTIFICATIONS

VITA/TCE Certification (Advanced Level).

Requires knowledge of: Ordinary Income, Self Employment Income, Miscellaneous Income, Certain Government Payments, Cancellation of Debt, Mortgage Interest, Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Proceeds from Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions, Interest Income, Dividends and Distributions, Capital Gains, Social Security Benefits, and other tax benefits.

PERSONAL

Pianist



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