Individual Taxpayer Advisory Specialist – IRS Employment

Website Internal Revenue Service

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Confers with taxpayers and/or their representatives to explain issues involving the applicability of tax law, regulations, notices and account adjustments.
  • Assists taxpayers in preparing tax returns and explains the consequences of courses of action. Explains to taxpayers the collection and examination processes.
  • Provides taxpayer assistance on tax law inquiries, filing requirements, status and web base filing through the use of computer. Assist taxpayers with filing extensions, amended returns, tax rates, and other electronic returns media. Provides education and awareness of optional electronic service channels to meet taxpayers’ needs.
  • Assists and advises taxpayers in meeting their Federal Tax obligations. Assistance is technical, and covers the full range of individual income, excise, and employment taxes, as well as certain elements of all other kinds of taxes.
  • Discusses tax law impact with tax practitioners and accountants, review books and records to gain understanding of taxpayer’s financial status (cash/accrual basis).
  • Prepares tax returns that include referring to required documentation, such as information reporting documents and limited schedules.

Job Requirements:

  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • 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.
  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and 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))
  • Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
  • Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).

Qualification & Experience:

  • You must have three years of general experience one year of which was at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-04 in the Federal Service. General experience for this position includes: Analyzing problems to identify significant factors; gathering pertinent data and recognizing solutions; planning and organizing work; and communicating effectively orally and in writing. Such experience may have been gained in administrative, professional, technical, investigative, or other responsible work. Other experiences that may provide evidence of the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the duties of the position to be filled.
  • You may substitute education for specialized experience as follows: 4-year course of study leading to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Job Details:

Company: Internal Revenue Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Fayetteville, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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