The Senior Director of Tax Policy reports to the Executive Vice President of the Emerging Companies Section, and is responsible for developing and effectively implementing BIO’s corporate and international tax policy, legislative, and regulatory strategies.
Develop, promote, and manage a positive legislative and regulatory tax landscape for established biotechnology companies, including international tax regulations (e.g., transfer pricing, debt-equity classifications), domestic research incentives (e.g., R&D tax credit, orphan drug tax credit), state tax law, and corporate tax policies.
Develop, promote, and manage tax policy to support emerging company innovation and incentivize capital formation.
Work with the ECS Capital Formation Committee on policy issues related to emerging biotechnology companies, including tax incentives, alternative financing sources, and government funding (e.g., SBIR, NIST).
Work with biotechnology industry CEOs and tax VPs.
Work with BIO staff to ensure BIO’s corporate tax policies and strategic goals are achieved and communicated to BIO’s membership.
Work with industry stakeholders to advance and promote BIO’s policies.
Work with regulators to advance and promote BIO’s policies (including but not limited to Dept. of Treasury, Small Business Administration, OECD, and SBA). Provide comment on Treasury and IRS regulations, as appropriate.
Manage, organize, and conduct Committee meetings and associated materials.
Maintain awareness of the domestic and international tax landscape and develop policies and strategies as appropriate.
Perform other responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and relevant work experience in the tax field required; Master’s or law degree preferred.
8+ years of experience in tax policy advocacy (experience with a not-for-profit organization, a national membership association, Capitol Hill, or a federal agency relevant to BIO’s mission is preferred).
Familiarity with the biotechnology industry and the public policy issues facing companies in the industry.
Demonstrated ability to develop legislative and regulatory policy proposals.
Experience in advocating policy positions to Congress and the Administration.
Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
We offer a competitive benefits package. Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:
Biotechnology Innovation Organization Human Resources Department 1201 Maryland Avenue, SW Suite 900 Washington, DC 20024 Phone: 202.962.9200 Fax: 202.488.6308 Email: email@example.com
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