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Job opening: Tax Specialist - Tax Compliance Officer (Excise) 6-month Roster

Salary: $62 466 - 81 205 per year
City: Covington
Published at: Feb 12 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF-EMPLOYED (SB/SE) DIVISION? A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisions Vacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas: Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Campus Exam/AUR Operations The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position. Plans and conducts independent limited examinations and related investigations of a variety of business taxpayers involving complex tax issues and accounting records and typical methods. Advises taxpayers of his/her 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. Conducts package audits to determine that other required returns are filed. Conducts concurrent examinations of these and other related returns when warranted. Identifies issues to be pursued based on large, unusual or questionable items that produce a significant tax or compliance effect and utilizes the tax law and facts needed to resolve them. Recognizes indicators of fraudulent activity and develops appropriate referrals. Determines and considers the collectability of potential tax deficiencies at all stages of the examination. Solicits payment and/or offers installment agreements when appropriate. Prepares workpapers and reports documenting findings and conclusions.



Federal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume. You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement: SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION FOR GS-09: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-07 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes experience that demonstrated a 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 factfinding techniques, and develop interpersonal skills. Qualifying specialized experience may have been gained in work such as: Office auditing of various types of tax returns to determine tax liability of individual taxpayers, businesses, or corporations. Applying pertinent parts of the Internal Revenue Code and related regulations and procedures to: (1) conduct comprehensive analytical examinations, (2) use creative in-office factfinding techniques, and (3) develop effective public contact skills. Determination and redetermination, or audit, on liability for Federal taxes. Program evaluation, internal audit or administrative management of the assessment and collection of Federal taxes (other than alcohol and tobacco). Investigating alleged criminal violations of Federal tax statutes and making recommendations for criminal prosecution and assertion of civil penalties. Collecting delinquent Federal taxes (other than alcohol and tobacco), including canvassing for unreported taxes due, and securing delinquent returns. OR You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: Master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field of study in an accredited college or university in accounting, auditing, taxation, business administration, law, or other related fields. OR 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to such a degree in accounting, auditing, taxation, business administration, law, or other related fields. OR LL.B. or J.D., if related to accounting, auditing, taxation, business administration, law, or other related fields. AND SELECTIVE PLACEMENT FACTOR: Applicants must provide evidence of accounting knowledge at a level that is equivalent to 6 semester hours of accounting for positions at the GS-9 level and below or 12 semester hours of accounting for positions above the GS-9 level. AND MEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: You must meet applicable TIG requirements to be considered eligible. To meet TIG for positions above the GS-05 grade level, you must have served at least one year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade (or equivalent) in the normal line of progression for the position you are applying to. Advancement to positions up to GS-05 is permitted if the position to be filled is no more than two grades above the lowest grade held within the preceding 52 weeks. AND TIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens". For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.


A copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If the position has specific education requirements and you currently hold, or have previously held, a position in the same job series with the IRS, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. Applicants are encouraged, but are not required, to submit an SF-50 documenting experience in a specific series.

A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.


  • Address SBSE CAMP EXAM - Campus Exam/AUR Cincinnati 1111 Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC 20224 US
  • Name: (ERC) Employee Resource Center
  • Phone: 866-743-5748


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