Job Details

Tax Specialist GS

Company name

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jun 17,2019

Valid Through

Sep 30,2019

Posted on

Mar 12,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 33394 to 72677 Annually

Location

Downers Grove, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Tax Specialist, GS 05 - 09
Responsibilities:
The candidate will plan and conduct examinations and related investigations of a variety of individual and/or business taxpayers. Review examinations and related investigations of a variety of individual and business taxpayers involving complex tax issues and accounting records. Advise taxpayers of their rights as defined in the examination and appeal guidelines, the actual examination procedures, and an explanation of current tax and reporting responsibilities and the importance and benefit of meeting future responsibilities. Research taxpayer accounts and determine whether penalty and interest determinations are in compliance with statutory provisions, procedural and policy requirements. Maintain a comprehensive knowledge and proficiency in performing complex interest calculations using a variety of computational software. Recognize indicators of fraudulent activity and develops appropriate referrals. Train and provide guidance to taxpayers, practitioners, and volunteers on technical tax law and accounting policies, practices, and principles as it relates to pertinent tax law modifications through seminars, speeches, or workshops. Traveling is required.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications:

For GS-5 Level:
The candidate must have 3+ years of general experience one year of which was at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-4 in the Federal Service. Must have experience providing general knowledge of business practices. Such experience may have been gained in government, business or industry, investigative work, banking, law, accounting, or other work appropriate to the position to be filled. OR Four year course of study leading to a bachelor's degree (120 Semester Hours/180 Quarter Hours) at an accredited college or university at an accredited college or university OR A certificate as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) obtained through written examination in a State, territory or the District of Columbia.

For GS-7 Level:
The candidate must have 1+ year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service. Should have experience using substantive knowledge of business practices, basic accounting principles, and Federal tax laws and regulations; and that required the ability to audit tax records, analyze systems and bookkeeping, use fact-finding techniques, and develop interpersonal skills. OR Superior Academic Achievement may be met by having a Bachelor's degree, with one of the following: A GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all completed undergraduate courses or those completed in the last two years of study, or a GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale for all courses in your major field of study or those courses in your major completed in the last two years of study, or rank in the upper one third of your class in the college, university, or major subdivision, or membership in a national honor society recognized by the Association of College Honor Societies. OR One year of graduate education in a related field of study such as: business administration, finance, accounting, auditing, taxation, law or other related fields.

For GS-9 Level:
The candidate must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-7 grade level in the Federal service. Should have experience that demonstrated a substantive knowledge of business practices, basic accounting principles, and Federal tax laws and bookkeeping, use fact-finding techniques, and develop interpersonal skills. Qualifying experience should demonstrate knowledge of the Internal Revenue Code, regulations and administrative procedures related to the full range of personal, business, and other tax-related issues. Examples of qualifying experience include: Auditing various types of tax returns to determine tax liability of individual tax payers, businesses, or corporations; Interpreting and applying pertinent parts of the Internal Revenue Code and related regulations and procedures; Making determinations or audit on liability for Federal taxes; Program evaluation, internal audit or administrative management of the assessment and collection of Federal taxes; Investigating alleged criminal violations of Federal tax statutes and making recommendations for criminal prosecution and assertion of civil penalties; or collecting delinquent Federal taxes, including canvassing for unreported taxes due, and securing delinquent returns; OR A Master's or equivalent degree or 2 full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a degree in accounting, auditing, taxation, business administration, law, or other related fields; OR LL.B. or J.D., if related.

Deadline : 30 December 2019.

Additional info

Announcement number: 19CW2-SBX0035-0526-5T9-NY. Apply online, no Email, for more information visit website.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
324 25th St.
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: 801-612-4784

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