Tax Examining Technician *CTAP ONLY*
Company: Department Of The Treasury
Posted on: June 6, 2021
WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF-EMPLOYED (SB/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
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WHAT DOES A TAX EXAMINING TECHNICIAN DO? As a Tax Examining
Technician you will resolve inquiries regarding tax account issues
such as tax delinquency, adjust taxpayer accounts and provide
information about general Service procedures. In this role, you
will analyze and take appropriate actions as identified in the
specific position for which you are applying. Your assignments may
include communicating with taxpayers and their representatives
regarding their accounts on notices issued. If you are selected for
a bi-lingual position you will communicate with taxpayers in
Spanish as well as English.
As a Tax Examining Technician you will:
- Evaluate all available information and take corrective actions,
such as credit transfers requests, re-computed tax, and/or penalty
- Access relevant systems to view and/or update taxpayers'
accounts regarding payments received, review status of the case,
and/or to make account adjustments.
- Enter data into automated system to adjust tax, penalty, and/or
- Recognize indications of tax fraud; make determinations and use
sound judgment concerning taxpayers' data and responses.
- Gain cooperation of taxpayers by explaining the best options
available to resolve the problem or question, mutual interests, and
to make sure they understand their responsibilities.
- Interpret the law as it relates to the issues and if affects
the performance and efficiency of the Internal Revenue
- Educate taxpayers on action(s) needed to achieve compliance
with tax filing/liabilities.
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25% or less - 01 to 05 travel nights per month.
0592 Tax Examining
Conditions of Employment
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- Please refer to "Other Information."
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
- IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of
GS-7 LEVEL: You must have one (1) year of specialized experience
at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-6
grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this
position includes: using business tax law, the IRM, the IRC, IRS
collection techniques and enforcement actions, tax forms, notices,
bills, and other documents to advise the taxpayer of options for
meeting tax obligations; Investigative/probing techniques to
solicit relevant information; Communicating specialized information
orally or in writing with internal and external customers inventory
management procedures; and have demonstrated the ability to provide
clear and concise replies to taxpayers or their
- 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
- 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-06 level for
52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).
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