Overview - Careers at the Joint Committee

For anyone interested in tax law and policy and the tax legislative process, serving as a staff member of the Joint Committee can be extremely rewarding. Our staff is a closely-knit group of several dozen lawyers, accountants, economists, information technology specialists, and administrative support personnel. We work in teams, and we bring to every project the perspectives of professionals from different disciplines. Our aim in taking this collaborative, interdisciplinary approach is to provide a careful, informed analysis of each issue that we are asked to consider.

Economist -- Revenue Analysis

The Joint Committee on Taxation is seeking an economist to assist in formulating estimates of the Federal budget impact of proposed Federal tax legislation and analyzing the possible economic and administrative implications of proposed changes in the Federal tax laws.

Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. (or equivalent) with training in public finance and taxation. Excellent quantitative and analytic skills, writing ability, and interpersonal skills required. The ability to communicate technical material in a clear manner to noneconomists is a plus. Candidates must be able to work efficiently under tight deadlines and with minimal supervision.

Salary range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

How to apply: Applicants should send a resume by electronic mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The Joint Committee is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of the U.S. Congress and applicable Federal law. All personnel actions taken by the Joint Committee are made free from discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including marital or parental status), age, sexual orientation, or disability.