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Policy Director For Passthrough Entities

Company name

Iowa Department of Revenue

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Non-practicing Attorney

Valid Through

Sep 25,2019

Posted on

Jun 12,2019

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 97968 to 139339 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Des Moines, IA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Policy Director for Pass-through Entities
The candidate responsibilities will include: Work with the Legal Services Bureau to analyze the technical aspects and practical application of proposed legislation and provide feedback to the Tax Research and Program Analysis Bureau regarding administrative concerns and potential revenue impacts. Consult across divisions regarding related corporation income tax compliance programs, audit standards, and issues leading to appeals and protests. Oversee development of Department website content, guidance documents, tax credit forms, and other public communications related to the tax area. Work across divisions to draft and direct the development of informal written and oral technical guidance and information to taxpayers, tax professionals, and Department staff. Provide input to the Director on the substance of declaratory orders. Provide subject matter expertise through outreach and education for policymakers, stakeholders, other agencies, and taxpayers. Monitor and research federal, state, and local tax legislation and court rulings to promote proactive administration of Iowa tax issues, and keep the Director, Department staff, other agencies, and policymakers informed about changes. Work with the Legal Services Bureau to analyze tax statutes and make recommendations to the Director to clarify laws and correct technical errors in existing statutes to reduce the burden of compliance and administration of state tax laws. Oversee the development and review of administrative rules related to corporation income tax and work with Legal Services Bureau to draft proposed amendments and new rules as needed. Represent the Department on multi-state committees in the subject matter area. Make presentations at state, local, and national events. Performs non-supervisory program management work directing programs that organizationally constitute a division, represent a major part of an agency’s total operations, and involve regular participation in policy decisions that impact all agency programs and services; performs related work as required. Assists supervisor by performing such duties as instructing employees, answering questions, distributing and balancing the workload, and checking work; may make suggestions on selection, promotions, and reassignments. Develops a program/project plan including a mission statement, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures; determines necessary financial/technological resources, staffing requirements, and evaluation/reporting procedures. Develops implementation/evaluation methodology and coordinates all aspects of the program/project in its various stages with individuals functionally assigned to the program/project. Drafts or directs the drafting of internal procedures for improving coordination between staff, keeps employees informed of management goals/objectives, and ensures that new or revised procedures are implemented; works to maintain/improve relationships with internal agency components, community groups, and other state, local, or federal agencies. Collaborates with the highest levels of agency management on organizational/financial management matters; evaluates/resolves operational problems and prepares supporting justification for equipment, facilities, budget, and staffing; attends management planning/policy-making meetings and provides input. Maintains contact with businesses, interest groups, and other public/private organizations through written business communications (reports, letters, memos, and position papers) and makes oral presentations; serves in a leadership capacity or as a key player in activities that involve representatives from the community, business, politics, and service providers. Drafts or directs the drafting of administrative rules, legislative proposals, policies, and procedures; determines impact and informs agency management, customers, and program/project staff. Analyzes a variety of information (e.g., state and federal laws, rules, or regulations) and recommends solutions for resolving program/project administration problems. Provides guidance and advice to management or other groups on programmatic, technical, or process- related topics. Reviews relevant performance data to measure productivity or goal achievement or to identify areas needing cost reduction or program improvement. Should preferably have Certification as a public accountant with at least three years of full-time income tax experience; or Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 24 semester hours of tax, accounting, law, business, or other related courses and 8+ years of experience in one or more of the following: a state or federal tax agency's general counsel's office, policy department, or department with similar duties and knowledge as noted above or the tax or business department of an accounting firm or corporation; or A Juris doctorate degree and at least three years of full-time income tax experience. Must have Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in any field, and experience equal to seven years of full-time professional-level work in program administration, program development, program research/evaluation, or management. A total of eleven years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience. Should have 5 years of full-time professional-level work experience in program administration, program development, program research/evaluation, or management; and A total of four years of education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in any field equals one year of full-time experience; and A total of two years of graduate-level education and full-time experience (as described in part a), where twenty-four semester hours of accredited graduate college or university course work in a public-service-related area (e.g., public or business administration, social work, public health, law, education, engineering) equals one year of full-time experience. Graduation from the Iowa Certified Public Manager Program is also equivalent to one year of full-time experience or education. Must have current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes eighteen months of full-time work as an Executive Officer 3 or thirty months of full-time work as an Executive Officer 2 or comparable specific management-level position.

Deadline : 17 June 2019.

Additional info

Position #19-02838

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Iowa Department of Revenue
Taxpayer Services4th Floor
1305 E. Walnut , P.O. Box 10457
Des Moines, IA 50319

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