$37.34-$48.13 Hourly / $2,987.40-$3,850.43 BiWeekly /
In the Departments of Labor and Revenue Services (Audit Division), this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in conducting office and field examinations of financial records and accounts of businesses and of individual taxpayers to insure accuracy of tax liability.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Independently identifies delinquent taxpayers.
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES: Independently acts as a specialist in a particular State tax and provides technical assistance to taxpayers.
Prepares for taxpayer examinations by reviewing tax returns, prior audit reports and other available data; meets with taxpayer to discuss audit procedures, answers questions and obtains necessary information and records; examines and verifies business and financial records; verifies that exemptions and deductions taken by taxpayers are valid and proper; employs test procedures applicable to enterprise under audit; prepares papers supporting all adjustments to tax returns; computes assessments; reviews and discusses audit findings with taxpayer and/or representatives to illustrate how tax laws and rulings apply to taxpayer's specific operations and support audit results; prepares statistical and narrative reports explaining and supporting audit results; answers taxpayer inquiries such as how to fill out a tax return and what records must be maintained; may participate in hearings of disputed cases; may assign, control and/or review work of field and office examiners; performs related work as required.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Independently conducts complex taxpayer examinations to insure accurate contributions to Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund.
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES
AUDIT DIVISION: Independently conducts complex taxpayer examinations for income, corporation, sales, use and excise or public services taxes; identifies taxpayers for audit purposes.
TAXPAYER SERVICES DIVISION: Independently provides a full range of taxpayer assistance involving all state taxes; reviews and analyzes taxpayer records and financial papers to assist taxpayers in preparation of tax returns; assists taxpayers in resolution of disputed bills or collection notices; obtains information from taxpayers and determines how tax laws and rulings apply to taxpayer's operations; as a specialist in particular state taxes, researches and provides written responses to complex technical questions concerning state taxes; creates and revises tax publications, tax forms and training materials; trains lower level permanent and temporary staff and may review work of lower level staff; represents division on tax policy subcommittees; when assigned to field office responsible for operations of taxpayer assistance function and oversees work of lower level permanent and temporary employees; when assigned to central office assists higher level staff in coordinating, planning and overseeing division educational and informational projects; speaks about state taxes before practitioners and taxpayers; performs related work as required.
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the junior working level involving the interpretation and application of tax law and fiscal principles.
1. The junior working level in accounting or auditing is interpreted as work performed independently as a professional Accountant, Auditor or Accounts Examiner with responsibility for the exercise of independent analysis and judgment in application of professional accounting principles and practices.
2. For State Employees, this is at the level of Revenue Examiner 1, Accounts Examiner, Accountant.
3. Accounting Careers Trainee (target class Revenue Examiner 1 or closely related class) is a professional training level class and below the professional working level.