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Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
District Of Columbia

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Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.

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Typical education needed for entry: Bachelor's degree

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Collect taxes from individuals or businesses according to prescribed laws and regulations.
  • Maintain knowledge of tax code changes, and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information.
  • Maintain records for each case, including contacts, telephone numbers, and actions taken.
  • Contact taxpayers by mail or telephone to address discrepancies and to request supporting documentation.
  • Confer with taxpayers or their representatives to discuss the issues, laws, and regulations involved in returns, and to resolve problems with returns.
  • Enter tax return information into computers for processing.
  • Send notices to taxpayers when accounts are delinquent.
  • Conduct independent field audits and investigations of income tax returns to verify information or to amend tax liabilities.
  • Review selected tax returns to determine the nature and extent of audits to be performed on them.
  • Investigate claims of inability to pay taxes by researching court information for the status of liens, mortgages, or financial statements, or by locating assets through third parties.

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Tools:
  • Desktop computers
  • Notebook computers
  • Personal computers
  • Scanners
  • Special purpose telephones

Technology:
  • Accounting software
  • Data base user interface and query software
  • Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Office suite software
  • Word processing software

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