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Job opening: Paralegal Specialist (Transfer Tax Technician)

Salary: $62 466 - 98 249 per year
City: Covington
Published at: Mar 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
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Duties

WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF EMPLOYED (SBSE)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 Campus Exam/AUR Ops The following are the duties of this position at the full working level. Supports the examiners of estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax returned (hereinafter identified as "Examiner(s)") in examining and evaluating returns in case files for audit potential, referencing Examination criteria standards. Notes and corrects case file deficiencies before sending case on to an examiner. Makes an examination determination concerning estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax returns. Researches the code, regulations and case law to establish proper interpretation and application. Analyzes eligibility for qualification of estates for installment payments as provided by in Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 6166; communicates with estate representatives for additional information; works with Campus and Field employees on those estates which have been set up for installment payments or where the installment payment request has been denied. Answers technical requests and/or taxpayer inquiries on a wide variety of issues. Analyzes information in exhibits to determine if applicable statutory and other requirements are met. Reviews case files and prepares necessary reports on those returns requiring Joint Committee Evaluation/Congressional inquiries. If this position has promotion potential and you are selected at a grade level lower than the full working level, you may be non-competitively promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. For example, you may be hired as a GS-05, but if the position has promotion potential to GS-11, then you can move from a GS-05 to a GS-11 in as little as three years. Promotions are not automatic, and may occur after you have: met time-in-grade requirements; performed at an acceptable level of competence; and demonstrated your ability to perform work at the next higher grade level.

Requirements

Qualifications

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: GS-09 LEVEL: You must have 1 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 with paralegal assistance principles, concepts, policies and practices in carrying out project assignments consisting of several related tasks. Experience with noting and correcting case file deficiencies, developing statistical information, and answering technical requests inquiries on a variety of legal issues; Experience with performing comprehensive legal research on a variety of issues. OR EDUCATION: You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A master's or equivalent graduate degree in a field pertinent to legal analysis work such as law or paralegal. OR 2 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study pertinent to legal analysis work such as law or paralegal. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-11 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: Experience with paralegal principles, concepts, policies and practices; Experience researching codes, regulations and precedent cases to establish proper interpretation and application; Experience analyzing information in exhibits and applying technical tests to determine if statutory requirements are met; Experience applying various aspects of federal and state law, estate and gift tax areas; Experience utilizing various legal research resources including state law, manuals, policies and procedures, and computerized reference sources and/or publications. OR EDUCATION: You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: A Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree in a field of study pertinent to legal analysis work such as law or paralegal. OR 3 full years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a graduate degree in a field of study pertinent to legal analysis work such as law or paralegal. OR COMBINATION OF EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION: You may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions. 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.

Education

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.

Contacts

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

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