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Tax Analysts Overview

Falls Church, VA
51 to 200 employees
1970
Nonprofit Organization
Publishing
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Initially, the organization pursued its mission through a diverse program of research, lobbying, litigation, and publishing. By the end of its first decade, however, Tax Analysts had become the nation's leading provider of unbiased tax information, with our ... Read more

Mission: Tax Analysts strives fearlessly to improve the integrity of tax systems through the discovery and communication of knowledge.

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  • Tax Analysts has officially been named one of Virginia Business' Best Places to Work 2017 - go team!

  • Tune into Tax Analysts’ Facebook Live video series every Wednesday at 12 p.m.

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Tax Analysts – Why Work For Us?


Tax Analysts recently named a new CEO, Cara Griffith. Her unique combination of legal and editorial experience, along with great management acumen, can help do great things for Tax Analysts. Cara started at Tax Analysts as a reporter. She worked her way up to a legal editor, then management, and finally, occupied a seat on the organization's leadership team. She has demonstrated insight on the needs and future direction of Tax Analysts and has been a strong voice in developing and monitoring execution of the Tax Analysts strategic plan.



      


    






We offer a casual work environment — pet friendly and relaxed dress code — where talented individuals come together to produce great work. Our staff enjoys free covered parking, free coffee and tea, an exercise room onsite with showers, and a working environment that embraces team collaboration and innovation. At Tax Analysts you have the opportunity to pursue a fulfilling career and still have time for what's important to you personally, such as as family, travel, or giving back to the community.

Five Reasons to Join the Tax Analysts Team:

  • Respect for the individual, Integrity, Work-Life integration…these are our VALUES
  • Employee-centric workplace -- we take care of our team members by offering competitive salaries, a generous benefits package, a health-driven wellness program, and overall, a great place to work
  • We make a difference -- through our passion to make taxes fairer and simpler
  • We work and play hard -- while wearing a smile and having a positive attitude
  • Talented workforce -- where you will enjoy learning from – and working with – other smart people

Tax Analysts was established to defend the public interest in a policy arena full of private influence.

Initially, the organization pursued its mission through a diverse program of research, lobbying, litigation, and publishing. By the end of its first decade, however, Tax Analysts had become the nation's leading provider of unbiased tax information, with its publication serving as a forum for evenhanded debate of contentious policy issues.

In 1972, Tax Analysts first sued the IRS for public access to private letter rulings and technical advice memoranda - crucial documents that provided legal advice to specific taxpayers and IRS field agents.

Since then, we have used the Freedom of Information Act to force the IRS and state revenue departments to share with the public information about tax assessments and exemptions given in private decisions.

Today, Tax Analysts is the only independent, nonpartisan policy organization dedicated to tax systems through an open, informed, and expert understanding of federal, state, and international tax policy.

Tax Analysts is committed to discovering, disseminating, and debating ideas and information free from ideological agendas and special-interest lobbying.

We care about our community! A group of our employees have volunteered to form the Tax Analysts' Charitable Giving Committee. We strive to give back to those in need, our veterans, and even our 4-legged friends. Our dedicated committee works hard to coordinate efforts and our wonderful staff shows their support through donations of all kinds. 

Check out some of the wonderful programs we have partnered with!


Gifting for Families 2016 -- Northern Virginia Family Services

As part of the 2016 Tax Analysts' Holiday Party, we partnered with NVFS to help families who are in need of a helping hand this holiday season. Our generous staff brought gifts to the party and we even had a team member who won a 43" television as part of our raffle give-a-way donate his prize to NVFS -- we are so lucky to have a caring staff to support our caring culture.

   

Toys 4 Tots - December 2014

School Supplies (Northern Virginia Family Services)

Flop Flop Drive for sheltered families (NVFS)

Other programs include City Dogs Rescue, Food for Others collection, Friends of Falls Church Homeless Shelter, and Disabled Veterans National Foundation. 

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    Tax Analysts truly cares about it's staff. My experience here has been one consisting of developing great relationships with my coworkers, growing as a professional, having the flexibility to balance the demands in my personal life with those at work, ability to work from home on occasion, feeling supported by management, receiving recognition for a job well done, and feeling like I am contributing to something good.

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    I was not given specific feedback about my test results but was told (when I asked, not in a rejection letter) that my resume would be kept on file for a future opening. I hope to work there someday in the future.

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Tax Analysts Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in Virginia, Virginia Business Magazine, 2017
  • Top Workplaces 2017, The Washington Post, 2017
  • CARE Award, Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS), 2015
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