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Title:  BUSINESS TAXES SPECIALIST I, BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
Salary: $5,328.00 - $6,670.00
Posted: 11/13/2013

Job Description:
Under the general supervision of the Business Taxes Administrator II, Centralized Collection Section, the Business Taxes Specialist (BTS) I will work with district office collections staff, the Centralized Collection Section, the Appeals Division, the Petitions Section, and HQ Operations to ensure quality in preparation and the accurate and timely processing of dual billings. The BTS I reviews, adds technical expertise, approves or disapproves dual billings, reviews the Potential for Duals report to ensure cases are timely worked and statute deadlines are met, reviews petitions received and responses prepared by the collections staff, and reviews Decision and Recommendations issued resulting from dual billings to ensure Requests for Reconsideration are timely processed if necessary. The BTS I (either individually or as a lead person of a group) will develop, revise, or maintain training course materials for the Sales and Use Tax Department (SUTD). The BTS I will also prepare replies to issues of tax law and compliance function policies and procedures, and will serve on special project committees. The incumbent may be required to travel up to 25% of the time, which may include overnight travel. More than one position may be available. The position is located in a high-rise building. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted. All applicants will be considered however, SROA/Surplus will be given priority.

To be considered for this position and granted an interview, you must complete and submit the Supplemental Questionnaire with your application. The evaluation of the candidate’s responses to the Supplemental Questions will be weighted 70% with 30% from the interview.

Supplemental Questionnaire

Essential Job Functions

1. Please describe a case or cases where you utilized your knowledge of administrative policies, rules and regulations to resolve issues that were raised during the petition process and where you issued a written report delineating the position of the taxpayer and agency.

2. Please describe a tax hearing or appeals conference you attended, where you utilized your knowledge of administrative policies, rules and regulations and used your verbal or written skills to respond to issues that were raised during the conference or meeting.

3. Please tell us about a case where you investigated a closed out corporate business, gathered evidence to hold a person or persons personally liable for the unpaid corporate liabilities, and submitted a request which resulted in an billing against one or more persons.

4. Please tell us about the circumstances involving a complex issue which would illustrate your knowledge of compliance and collection functions, including advanced collection techniques (dual determination, successor billing, nominee lien, prosecution, 3rd party claims, Out of State Collections) the actions you took, and the result.

5. Describe one or more situations where you were designated by your supervisor to act in a lead capacity. (Directing assignments, working in a group)

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 468 - 4380 - 034
Location County
SUTD/Centralized Collections LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
11/27/2013 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
SUTD/Centralized Collections
12440 E. Imperial Hwy Ste. 200
Norwalk CA 90650
John Bouldin
(562) 466-1908

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