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IRS Careers – Revenue Officer

Website Internal Revenue Service

Job Description:

As a Revenue Officer you will serve as a civil enforcement officer, and perform collection related activities in the field within established laws, rules and regulations. You will be responsible for collecting delinquent accounts, securing delinquent tax returns, and using a variety of investigative and enforcement techniques to administer the tax laws and appropriately promote and achieve compliance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Perform extensive and complex research on available background material concerning industry practices and any applicable interpretations of precedent setting court cases.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Field Revenue Officers’ work assignments regularly require them to independently travel to and from locations in the field, ensuring their personal safety and the safety of others around them. As part of the investigation and/or enforcement process, they will meet taxpayers, their representatives, and/or third parties at the business location, residence, or other field locations that will include a wide variety of environments and settings, for example, to view assets or number of employees, in order to compare what they observe to information disclosed by the taxpayer.

Job Requirements:

  • Complete a Declaration for Federal Employment to determine your suitability for Federal employment, at the time requested by the agency.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • 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.
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation including an FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check).
  • A 1-year probationary period is required.

Qualification & Experience:

  • You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-5 grade level in the Federal service.

Job Details:

Company: Internal Revenue Service

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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