The Joint Committee employs a number of administrative and support staff, consisting of an Office Administrator, an Administrative Specialist, a Document Production Specialist, Executive Assistants, a Legislative Analyst, Staff Assistants, Statistical Analysts, and a Tax Resource Specialist. The administrative and support staff provide an integral part of the Joint Committee's ability to respond to the needs of Congress with advice and guidance in developing tax legislation. They perform a variety of tasks in a fast paced and collegial environment. Some specific tasks include planning and administering the Joint Committee’s appropriated budget, maintaining all Joint Committee records, document preparation and editing, statistical and data analysis, research, and clerking responsibilities.