Title: BUSINESS TAXES REPRESENTATIVE Salary: $3,106.00 - $4,810.00 Posted: 06/12/2014
This is the recruiting, training and journey level in this series. Under close supervision of a Business Taxes Administrator (BTA) I, the Business Taxes Representative (BTR) learns the routine phases of tax compliance activities of the Return Analysis Unit (RAU). The BTR interprets and applies sales and use tax law, transactions tax law, regulations, and annotations to ensure taxpayer’s compliance. The BTR analyzes sales and use tax returns; reviews taxpayer correspondence; communicates with taxpayers and district office staff through verbal and written communication; establishes determinations for additional tax, interest, and penalties amounts due; performs return maintenance, processes relief from penalty cases and makes recommendations; and assists billing and adjustment staff with more complex cases. At Range C the BTR may participate in the training of other BTR staff. The BTR performs special assignments and other duties as required.Multiple positions available. Interested candidates must meet educational requirements. Position is located in a high-rise building. All applicants will be considered, however SROA/Surplus will be given priority.
1. Give an example of a time you used fact-finding skills to gain information needed to solve a problem.
How did you analyze the information you gathered?
How did you use the information to solve the problem?
2. Describe a time when you were able to effectively communicate with team members, supervisors and others when appropriate.
What was the situation?
What was the outcome?
What made the communication effective?
3. How do you stay aware of trends, changes and opportunities within your professional field?
How does this awareness influence your day to day work?
Please submit the Standard State Application (STD. 678), college transcripts, and a typed response to the supplemental questionnaire by the final filing date.
Applications received without the typed requirement and without college transcripts will not be considered. All applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be scheduled for an interview. Please note, applications received via fax or e-mail will NOT be accepted.
If you are not a current or former State employee, you must first take an examination to obtain list eligibility. This does not apply to Student Assistant vacancies.
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