Tax Law Specialist (Tax Exempt Bonds Specialist) at Department Of The Treasury

Department Of The Treasury

Full-Time

Chesterfield, MO, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

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• Telework eligibleYes-as determined by the agency policy.
• Relocation expenses reimbursedNo
• Appointment typePermanent -
• Work scheduleFull-time -
• Security clearanceNot Required
• Position sensitivity and riskNoncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk
• Trust determination processSuitability/Fitness
• The publicU.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.
• Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or "displaced" employee.
• Military spousesClarification from the agencyOpen to U.S. Citizens/NationalsVideosHelpDutiesWHAT IS THE Tax Exempt Government Entities (TEGE)DIVISION?
• Evaluates and resolves Voluntary Compliance cases.
• Confers with customers and representatives to explain financial, legal and other significant issues involved and the applicability of pertinent tax laws, regulations and related filing requirements.
• Researches and analyzes data including examination results to identify industry trends, issues and problems.
• Identifies previously unknown potential areas of non-compliance requiring policy determinations, legal interpretations or law changes to promote voluntary compliance.
• Develops audit guidelines and provides other forms of written and oral technical assistance to field agents.
• Prepares technical responses to inquiries submitted by members of Congress, taxpayers, authorized representatives, government agencies and other external customers.
• Coordinates with agents and managers to develop national examination initiatives.
• Coordinates bond cases with the office of Chief Counsel and Appeals when appropriate.
• Makes recommendations regarding the referral of a bond issue to the field for examination.
• HelpRequirementsConditions of Employment
• Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.
• (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240
• Undergo a review of prior performance/conduct and an income tax verification.
• Refer to "Get Your Tax Record" at to check the status of your account, balance owed, payment history, make a payment, or review answers to tax questions.
• If you are not in compliance, you will be determined unsuitable for employment with IRS.
• Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a 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.
• 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. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies.
• Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed).
• Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer.
• 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.
• We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
• Additional jobs may be filled.
• The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed.
• The range will be adjusted for selected duty location.
• General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.
• This is a bargaining unit position.
• Tour of Duty: Day Shift - Start and stop times between 6:00am and 6:00pm.
• Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
• Relocation expenses - NO.
• File a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report within 30 days of appointment and annually from then on.
• Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.
• QualificationsYou must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-13 LEVEL:You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service.
• Specialized experience for this position includes legal, tax accounting, or other experience that required experience with Federal tax laws, regulations, precedent decisions, or other areas related to the position to be filled.
• Examples of qualifying specialized experience includes preparing, reviewing, or applying rulings, advisory letters, memoranda, etc.
• related to Federal taxation.
• Analyzing and adjudicating tax claims, appeals, settlement offers, or similar work related to Federal tax operations.
• Experience working as an attorney that required legal research, analysis, and preparation of briefs or similar documents interpreting laws and regulations.
• Experience working as an accountant, auditor, or investigator that required application of Federal tax accounting principles and/or the Internal Revenue Code and related laws.
• Federal experience is not required.
• 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-timework 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.
• For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.
• EducationFor positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent.
• An official transcript will be required if you are selected.
• A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
• For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.
• FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements.
• You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program.
• It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying.
• Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.
• May be eligible for telework based on IRS policy.
• Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status.

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluates and resolves Voluntary Compliance cases
  • Confers with customers and representatives to explain financial, legal and other significant issues involved and the applicability of pertinent tax laws, regulations and related filing requirements
  • Researches and analyzes data including examination results to identify industry trends, issues and problems
  • Identifies previously unknown potential areas of non-compliance requiring policy determinations, legal interpretations or law changes to promote voluntary compliance
  • Develops audit guidelines and provides other forms of written and oral technical assistance to field agents
  • Prepares technical responses to inquiries submitted by members of Congress, taxpayers, authorized representatives, government agencies and other external customers
  • Coordinates with agents and managers to develop national examination initiatives
  • Coordinates bond cases with the office of Chief Counsel and Appeals when appropriate
  • Makes recommendations regarding the referral of a bond issue to the field for examination

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Position sensitivity and riskNoncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk

  • Trust determination process

  • The publicU.S. Citizens, Nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National and provide proof of U.S. Citizenship

  • (Birth certificate showing birth in the U.S; Unexpired U.S. Passport; Certificate of Citizenship or Naturalization; or Report of Birth Abroad of a U.S. Citizen (Form FS-240

  • Must successfully complete a background investigation, including a FBI criminal history record check (fingerprint check)

  • Federal law requires verification of the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires in the U.S. These documents must be unexpired original or certified copies

  • Subject to a 1-year probationary period (unless already completed)

  • QualificationsYou must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE GS-13 LEVEL:You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service

  • Specialized experience for this position includes legal, tax accounting, or other experience that required experience with Federal tax laws, regulations, precedent decisions, or other areas related to the position to be filled

  • Examples of qualifying specialized experience includes preparing, reviewing, or applying rulings, advisory letters, memoranda, etc

  • Experience working as an attorney that required legal research, analysis, and preparation of briefs or similar documents interpreting laws and regulations

  • Experience working as an accountant, auditor, or investigator that required application of Federal tax accounting principles and/or the Internal Revenue Code and related laws

  • Federal experience is not required

  • EducationFor positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent

  • A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S

  • FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements

  • You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program

  • Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status

Benefits/What We offer

  • Telework eligibleYes-as determined by the agency policy

  • Relocation expenses reimbursedNo

  • Have your salary sent to a financial institution of your choice by Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer

  • The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed

  • General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages

  • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available

  • Relocation expenses - NO

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