WHAT DOES A REVENUE OFFICER DO? As a Revenue Officer you will serve as a civil enforcement officer, and perform collection related activities within the established laws, rules and regulations. The role of the Revenue Officer varies depending on the organization for which you are hired. For Field Collections, cases are primarily worked in the field. As a Revenue Officer you will be responsible for collecting delinquent accounts, secure delinquent tax returns, and/or performing a technical review of the collection activities to determine compliance. On the other hand, the Technical Reviewer is responsible for evaluating closed cases to determine if the conclusions reached are consistent with the tax laws, procedures and policy requirements. Regardless of the position you choose, each day is filled with new challenges, and offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth.
WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINES/SELF-EMPLOYED (SE/SE) DIVISION: The Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses and upwards of 33 million self-employed and supplemental income taxpayers. SB/SE taxpayers generally have higher incomes than most taxpayers, need to file twice as many tax forms, and generally need to rely more on paid tax preparers and the taxpayer education outreach activities of the IRS.
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Positions are located in SB/SE Collection Operations, Field Collection. For location details please refer to the list under the Duties section of this announcement.
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As a Reviewer Officer you will:
* Perform extensive and complex research on available background material concerning industry practices and any applicable interpretations of precedent setting court cases.
* Examine voluminous and complex books and records which may be incomplete, poorly organized, or intentionally disorganized or arranged in order to conceal the true nature of payment to individuals, including cash or barter transactions, requiring considerable reconstruction of records.
* Use investigative, interviewing, and fact-finding techniques to determine the position of the Service as to whether taxes have been accurately reported and paid.
* Identify income and excise tax issues, employee plan issues, and potential tax fraud issues, and refer them as appropriate to the appropriate organization for resolution.
* Research available guidelines and reference material, to resolve complex questions of tax law that may have arisen during the course of the examination. Such questions usually involve issues for findings which could be legitimately contested by a different interpretation of the law, ruling, or precedents.
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Positions located in:
2 positions @ either 290 N. D Street, San Bernadino CA; 1120 S Dobson, Suite 225 Chandler AZ; 7350 W. Camino San Xavier, Glendale AZ; 4041 N. Central Ave, Phoenix AZ, OR 5338 Montgomery Blvd, Albuquerque NM.
2 positions @ either 333 W. Broadway, San Diego C; 1 Civic Center, San Marcos CA OR 24000 Avila Road, Laguna Niguel CA.
2 positions @ either 1999 Broadway, Denver CO; 110 City Parkway, Las Vegas NV OR 178 South Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, UT.
Occasional travel - Travel locally and/or overnight approximately one to five nights per month.
Who May ApplyThis job is open to…- Current IRS Internal/Agency Employees.
Questions? This job is open to 1 group.
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1169 Internal Revenue Officer
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* IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments.
* Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:
GS-12 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service.
Specialized experience for this position includes:
Demonstrating in-depth, broad knowledge and experience of the Internal Revenue Code and related enforcement and collection regulations and procedures; knowledge of a wide range business laws and practices, judicial processes, laws of evidence, the interrelationship between Federal and state laws and its effect on moderate complex legal instruments; knowledge of financial/managerial accounting and banking principles, terminology, practices and methods to analyze financial records; knowledge of electronic data exchange and the ability to conduct business online including use of the internet and intranet.
Experience may have been gained in work such as:
* Collection activities using a variety of Collection tools such as Levy, Notice of Federal Tax lien, seizure, and suits;
* Secure delinquent returns using a variety of tools such as summons and preparing substitute for returns per IRC 6020(b);
* Use computer systems to capture information secured and to aid in the collection of Federal taxes or delinquent Federal tax returns and to conduct research such as locator services, credit bureaus reports, and real estate programs;
* Prepare the assembly of trust fund recovery penalty files, suit and seizure packages and lien activities packages including discharge, subordination, and withdrawal.
This position will be handling Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions (ATAT).
* The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or VolunteerService. 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.
In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable: You must have been at the GS-11 level for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).