Internal Revenue Service Tax Examining Technician *Seasonal* AMENDED in Kansas City, Missouri
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WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT DIVISION? The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. Key W&I objectives are to provide high-quality taxpayer assistance, and to enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns, make payments and receive assistance. W&I partners with private organizations to provide assistance to such disadvantaged groups as elderly and low-income taxpayers.
WHAT DOES A TAX EXAMINING TECHNICIAN DO? IRS employs Tax Examining Technicians (TETs) in many areas throughout the Service. In the SB/SE function, TETs contact taxpayers, their representatives, and third parties to secure payment of delinquent taxes and the filing of delinquent returns. They respond to a variety of telephone contacts; analyze and resolve tax processing problems; and provide information and recommend enforcement action on all types of individual and business accounts. In the W&I function, TETs assist management by providing oversight and direction, assigning case referrals, and answering taxpayer inquiries to resolve issues such as tax processing. In the LB&I function, TETs track IDRS status and updates, internal record systems, and control over group suspension of cases awaiting Joint Committee clearance. In the TE/GE function, TETs examine and process all statute and potential statute cases, and ensure that all statutes are correct. In the CI function, TETs perform work that involves analyzing, searching, determining, and initiating appropriate actions on all types of tax issues containing conditions and account relationships that must be resolved to close issues. In the Appeals function, TETs are responsible for computing complex restricted interest, closing complex cases, and providing assistance in processing problem resolution cases to taxpayers and their representatives.
As a Tax Examining Technician, you will: Provide assistance on inquiries initiated by taxpayers by determining information needed to resolve inquiries, and researching pertinent tax data through internal computer systems, accounting records, telephone contact, IRS officials or other agencies;
Take corrective actions to close a case, such as adjusting taxpayer's account, recomputing tax liability, and preparing manual refunds;
Refer possible violations of tax law or cases requiring examination determinations or legal determinations of the tax code. If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.
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Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
ANDYou must be:At least 18 years of age or older, or at least 16 years of age or older, and meet one of the following: (1) have graduated from high school or have a certificate equivalent to graduating from high school; (2) have completed a formal vocational training program; or (3) have a statement from school authorities agreeing with the decision to pursue employment rather than continuing your education.
You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement
GS-04 LEVEL: You must have1 yearof general experience equivalent to theGS -03 grade level in the Federal service. General experiencefor this position includes: Progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular competencies needed to perform the duties of the position to be filled. This may be paid or non-paid experience.OR You may substitute education for general experienceas follows: 2 years of education above the high school level (education may have been obtained in an accredited junior college, college, university, business, secretarial or technical school.ORYou may qualify by a combination of experience and education. Options for qualifying based on a combination will be identified in the online questions.- 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.
140 (One Hundred and Forty) Positions are located in Wage and Investment Service Centers, Kansas City Submission Process, Document Perfection Operations Department 2 & 3 to be filled in the following location Kansas City, MO. (126) Code& Edit/Entity Department 3 (Nights S-TH 7:00pm - 3:30am)
(14) Code& Edit/Entity Department 2 (Days M-F 7:00am - 3:30pm The anticipated start date is 1/31/2021,2/1/2021, 3/14/2021
“EODs could be delayed due to training”
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a bargaining unit position.
We offer opportunities for flexible work schedules.
A 1-year probationary period is required.
Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
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.
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.
Undergo an income tax verification and review of prior performance/conduct.
Season length is6-8 Months.
Tour of Duty:Days Monday - Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm and Nights Sunday - Thursday 7:00pm to 3:30am
Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements.
Eligible for Health and Life Insurance