Website Internal Revenue Service
As an IRS employee, you will feel proud knowing you helped make America stronger while working at one of the world’s biggest financial institutions. You will be part of an organization that collects over $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns annually. We are proud of how we apply the tax law with integrity and fairness to all. The IRS hires talented and dedicated individuals from many backgrounds, including accounting, business, finance, law enforcement and information technology. You will be challenged & supported on a daily basis. Whether you are just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, consider an IRS career.
- Performs unique, often controversial, and precedent setting appraisals of real and personal property where the appraisal will have significant tax impact, affect large segments of taxpayers, and will involve intense public scrutiny, with potential to affect legislative change. Provides expertise to government attorneys on cases with probable litigation potential. Serves as expert witness in U.S. Tax Court or U.S. District Court.
- Personally performs appraisals and reviews appraisals prepared by recognized experts and authorities in the industry and other valuation specialists in the group. Conducts conferences with taxpayers, representatives, and experts to explain findings which are often vigorously contested. Prepares appraisal reports which represent the Service’s position and documents conclusions with accurate facts and arguments for unagreed issues
- Examines and appraises extensive property holdings in estate portfolios of prominent, recognized business, entertainment and industry leaders often widely publicized and intensely scrutinized.
- Serves as a team member on CEP and large business examinations. Identifies and develops significant issues which may be unusual and unique, subject to interpretation and may be adopted as the Service position in all similar cases. Issues are often complicated by numerous layers of related corporations and partnerships, self serving contracts and legal agreements, creative financing and conflicting economic or business options and alternatives.
- Observes and studies materializing trends in the appraisal industry and promulgates the application of emerging theory and methodology to affect changes in Service practice and policy.
- Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
- Provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240))
- If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, certify that you have registered with the Selective Service System or are exempt from having to do so.
- Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
- Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
- Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
- Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
- Go through a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) process that requires two forms of identification from the Form I-9. Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies.
- A 1-year probationary period is required.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
- The employment of any candidate, including a current employee or a new hire, selected for this position may be conditional upon classification and/or audit of federal tax returns. This audit may include up to 2 years of returns.
Qualification & Experience:
- For positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
- 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.
- If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.
Company: Internal Revenue Service
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Antonio, TX, US
Application Deadline: N/A