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Title:  BUSINESS TAXES SPECIALIST I, BOARD OF EQUALIZATION
Salary: $5,328.00 - $6,670.00
Posted: 02/12/2014

Job Description:
This position is in San Jose, CA. Under the general supervision of the Business Taxes Administrator (BTA) 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 Headquarters 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. This position will exercise a high degree of independence and responsibility in these activities. This position may be required to travel up to 25% of the time. Meeting the training requirements for this position may require overnight travel for up to five consecutive nights. More than one position may be available. The position is located in a high-rise building. The position requires the incumbent to be fingerprinted.

A completed supplemental questionnaire must be submitted with a standard state application to be considered for the position.

Please respond to the following questions on a separate sheet of paper and submit along with your standard state application.

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 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.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 290 - 468 - 4380 - 044
Location County
SUTD/Centralized Collections/San Jose SANTA CLARA
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/27/2014 None Specified
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
SUTD/Centralized Collections/San Jose
450 N Street, MIC: 95
Sacramento, CA 95814
Daniel Amarillas
(916) 324-5535

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