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    Summary

    WHAT IS THE LARGE BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL (LB&I) DIVISION? The Large Business and International (LB&I) Division provides service and enforcement activities to support tax compliance of businesses and related entities with assets of $10 million or more, as well as small U.S. businesses engaged in international, U.S. citizens abroad, and foreign persons and businesses with a U.S. tax requirement.

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    Responsibilities

    WHAT DOES A SENIOR INTERNAL REVENUE AGENT DO? As a Sr Revenue Agent, you will plan, conduct, and lead compliance activities on complex business entities. Initiate, plan, control, and execute studies and projects on tax compliance, such as campaigns. Serve as coach/mentor and collaborate with other experts, revenue agents, counsel, appeals, management, and industry to ensure emerging or strategic issues are identified and addressed. Provide guidance and review work projects involving emerging issues, areas of non-compliance and other work related to tax administration.

    As a Senior Revenue Agent, you will:

      • Maintain expertise through continuous learning activities needed to facilitate and coordinate the identification, development, and resolution of issues during examinations.
      • Serve as an expert on technical issues on the identification, risk assessment, development, and resolution of tax issues during examinations. Develop technical content, and other resources to share knowledge, expand technical expertise, and ensure consistency.
      • Participate in project assignments, solve problems, identify actionable events, meet milestones, deadlines and time frames for completion.
      • Prepare, present, communicate, and collaborate with appropriate internal and external stakeholders on technical guidance and new approaches to emerging or existing issues.
      • Ensure that the organization’s strategic plan, mission, vision, and values are communicated and integrated into the Practice Area and LB&I goals, work products, and services.
      • Make recommendations for development of new tax laws affecting technical issues and ensure emerging or strategic issues are identified from all potential sources and effectively escalated.
      • Provide advice and guidance to examiners and respond to requests for information, including answering inquiries in a prompt and responsive manner, following up with guidance provided, and collaborating with others.
      • Monitor applicable team members and report on the status and progress of examinations and other work; review work in progress and completed work to ensure that the guidance and instructions on work priorities, methods, deadlines and quality have been met

    If you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform all these duties, and will receive training to help you grow in this position.

    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required 1 to 5 nights per month.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

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    0512 Internal Revenue Agent

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    Requirements

    Conditions Of Employment

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen or National
    • IRS Employees with Career or Career Conditional Appointments
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    Qualifications

    You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement.  


    GS-14 LEVEL: You must have one year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-13 level in the Federal Service. Specialized experience for this position includes: technical experience applying the inbound taxation knowledge of tax laws and regulations relating to Jurisdiction to Tax issues such as determination of US trade or business, permanent establishments, determination of effectively connected income (IRC Sections 864 and the regulations), income attributable to a permanent establishment (US tax treaties and AOA principles ); and US taxation of foreign entities’ US branches (IRC sections 882, 881) and the Branch Profit Tax and Branch Level Interest tax (IRC section 884), knowledge of related international withholding provision of IRC section 1442, 1446 and 1445, complex US branch allocations of effectively connected expenses including interest expense per Treas. Regulation 1-882-5 and allocations per Treas. Regulation 1.861-8, IRC section 59A and the regulations thereunder; and experience with large, complex business returns in international tax areas (i.e., international business provisions of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, Foreign Tax Credits, Earnings & Profits, Expense Allocation and Apportionment, Sourcing of Income, Subpart F, Outbound transfers of Intangible Property, Transfer Pricing, controlled foreign corporations, disregarded entities and check-the-box elections, Advance Pricing and Mutual Agreement (APMA), including Treaties, Advance Pricing Agreement (APA), and Competent Authority procedures) and experience evaluating and explaining complex international tax concepts to others both verbally and in writing.

    - 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.

    In addition to the above requirements, you must meet the following, if applicable:

    You must have been at the next lower grade level of the grade you are applying to for 52 weeks (time-in-grade requirement).

    Education

    Position is to be filled in the Large Business & International (LB&I), Cross Border Activities (CBA), PN JTT Division.

    One (1) Position is to be filled in any of the following locations:

    801 Tom Martin Drive, Birmingham, AL (AL2085)
    700 W Capitol, Little Rock, AR (AR0063)
    4375 N Vantage Dr, Fayetteville, AR (AR1316)
    4041 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ (AZ7748)
    300 North Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA (CA0150)
    450 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA (CA0154)
    501 W Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA (CA0273)
    1301 Clay Street, Oakland, CA (CA0281)
    333 W Broadway, San Diego, CA (CA0316)
    24000 Avila Road, Laguna Niguel, CA (CA0521)
    55 South Market Street, San Jose, CA (CA6116)
    4330 Watt Ave, Sacramento, CA (CA6139)
    225 W Broadway, Glendale, CA (CA6218)
    801 Civic Center Drive, W., Santa Ana, CA (CA7395)
    9350 Flair Dr, El Monte, CA (CAD002)
    12600 W Colfax Ave, Ste C300, Lakewood, CO (COD002)
    135 High Street, Hartford, CT (CT0013)
    150 Court Street, New Haven, CT (CT0061)
    761 Main Avenue, Suite 1000, Norwalk, CT (CT3438)
    1111 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC (DC0022)
    77 K Street NE, Washington, DC (DC0198)
    999 N Capitol St NE, Washington, DC (DC0221)
    1352 Marrows Road, Newark, DE (DE0052)
    51 SW First Avenue, Miami, FL (FL0061)
    400 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, FL (FL0067)
    850 Trafalgar Court, Maitland, FL (FL2257)
    7850 S. W. 6th Court, Plantation, FL (FL2347)
    2203 N Lois Avenue, Tampa, FL (FL2971)
    4210 Metro Pkwy, Ft. Myers, FL (FL3285)
    1700 Palm Bch Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL (FLD002)
    401 W Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA (GA0087)
    2888 Woodcock Blvd, Atlanta, GA (GA2004)
    1899 Powers Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA (GA2401)
    1099 Alakea St., Honolulu, HI (HI8171)
    210 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA (IA0112)
    230 S. Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL (IL0236)
    2001 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove, IL (IL2337)
    3101 Constitution Drive, Springfield, IL (IL2454)
    5100 River Rd, Schiller Park, IL (IL2558)
    575 N Pennsylvania, Indianapolis, IN (IN0133)
    555 N. Woodlawn St., Building 4, Wichita, KS (KS1615)
    600 Dr Martin L King Pl, Louisville, KY (KY0086)
    1555 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA (LA1336)
    15 New Sudbury Street, Boston, MA (MA0131)
    One Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA (MA5632)
    118 Turnpike Road, Southborough, MA (MA5863)
    120 Liberty Street, Brockton, MA (MA5955)
    31 Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, MD (MD0055)
    5000 Ellin Rd, Lanham-Seabrook, MD (MD0278)
    6010 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD (MD1248)
    985 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI (MI0800)
    22600 Hall Rd, Ste 102, Clinton Township, MI (MI1942)
    38275 West Twelve Mile Road, Suite 200, Farmington Hills, MI (MI2097)
    1270 Pontiac Rd., Pontiac, MI (MI2181)
    3251 N Evergreen Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI (MI2210)
    3971 S Research Park Drive, Suite B, Ann Arbor, MI (MI2218)
    917 N. Saginaw St, Flint, MI (MI3022)
    1550 American Blvd East, Bloomington, MN (MN1675)
    1122 Town and Country Commons, Chesterfield, MO (MO1833)
    2850 NE Independence Ave, Lee's Summit, MO (MO2008)
    7751 Brier Creek Parkway, Ste 102, Raleigh, NC (NC1151)
    10715 David Taylor Drive, Charlotte, NC (NC2598)
    4905 Koger Boulevard, Greensboro, NC (NC2668)
    1616 Capitol Ave., Omaha, NE (NE0051)
    200 Federal Plaza, Paterson, NJ (NJ0145)
    200 Sheffield Street, Mountainside, NJ (NJ4360)
    101 Wood Ave S, Iselin, NJ (NJ4664)
    100 Dey Place, Edison, NJ (NJD001)
    110 N City Parkway, Las Vegas, NV (NV7516)
    201 Varick Street, New York, NY (NY0128)
    26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY (NY0282)
    11 A Clinton Ave, Albany, NY (NY0300)
    290 Bwy - Foley Square, New York, NY (NY0350)
    255 East Ave, Rochester, NY (NY7064)
    130 South Elmwood Avenue, Suite 100, Buffalo, NY (NY7340)
    999 Stewart Ave, Bethpage, NY (NY7501)
    550 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH (OH0189)
    200 N High St, Columbus, OH (OH0208)
    6450 Rockside Woods Blvd S, Suite 300, Independence, OH (OH2320)
    55 North Robinson, Oklahoma City, OK (OK1356)
    1645 South 101st E. Ave., Tulsa, OK (OK1358)
    1220 SW 3rd Ave, Portland, OR (OR0043)
    1000 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA (PA0233)
    600 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA (PA0277)
    601 S. Henderson Road, King Of Prussia, PA (PA0507)
    2970 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA (PA0809)

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    City View Plaza, 48 Carr 165, Suite 2000, Guaynabo, PR (PR4001)
    60 Quaker Lane, Warwick, RI (RI7085)
    5333 Getwell Road, Memphis, TN (TN0005)
    801 Broadway, Nashville, TN (TN0052)
    127 International Drive, Franklin, TN (TN2709)
    300 E. Eighth Street, Austin, TX (TX0227)
    8701 S Gessner, Houston, TX (TX0297)
    1919 Smith, Houston, TX (TX0298)
    4050 Alpha Rd, Farmers Branch, TX (TX0302)
    3651 S IH-35, Austin, TX (TX2038)
    12941 I 45, Houston, TX (TX2298)
    8626/8700 Tesoro Drive, San Antonio, TX (TX2559)
    5450 Stratum Dr, Ste 150, Fort Worth, TX (TX2653)
    12309 N Mopac Expwy, Austin, TX (TX2835)
    324 25th St, Ogden, UT (UT0035)
    1160 W 1200 S, Ogden, UT (UT0036)
    105 23rd Street, Ogden, UT (UT1434)
    178 South Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT (UT1522)
    7980 Quantum Drive, Vienna, VA (VA0008)
    400 North Eighth Street, Richmond, VA (VA0088)
    200 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA (VA1608)
    915 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA (WA0101)
    N14 W24200 Tower Place, Suite 202, Waukesha, WI (WI1696)
    211 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI (WI1720)

    POSITION DESCRIPTIONS: 98316 (GS-14);

    A PM/C SharePoint site is available for IRS Employees at: https://organization.ds.irsnet.gov/sites/HCOETS/PMC/SPDLibrary/SitePages/Home.aspx


    CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

    • We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies.
    • This is a bargaining unit position.
    • Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.
    • Must meet IRS telework eligibility requirements
    • Tour of Duty: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • May be required to file a confidential financial disclosure report with 30 days of selection and annually from then on.

    How You Will Be Evaluated

    Your application includes your resume, responses to the online questions, and required supporting documents. Please be sure that your resume includes detailed information to support your qualifications for this position; failure to provide sufficient evidence in your resume may result in a “not qualified” determination.

    Rating:
    Your application will be evaluated on the CJEs of the position to be filled per the National Agreement Article 13.

    Your application will also be rated and ranked among others, based on your responses to the online questions, regarding your experience, education, training, performance appraisals and awards relevant to the duties of this position. IRS employees may obtain most recent awards listing at https://persinfo.web.irs.gov/

    Your rating may be lowered, if your responses to the online questions are not supported by the education and/or experience described in your application.

    Referral:
    If you are among the top qualified candidates, your application may be referred to a selecting official for consideration. You may be required to participate in a selection interview (telephonic and/or in person at the discretion of the Selecting Official in accordance with hiring polices). We will not reimburse costs related to the interview such as travel to and from the interview site.

    If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee eligible for the Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), you must receive a score of 80 or better to be rated as well qualified to receive special selection priority.


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    Background checks and security clearance

    Security clearance

    Not Required

    Drug test required

    No

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    Required Documents

    A complete application includes 1. A resume, 2. Vacancy question responses, and 3. Submission of any required documents. Please note that if you do not provide all required information, as specified in this announcement, you will not be considered for this position (or may not receive the special consideration for which you may be eligible).

    All applicants are required to submit a resume either by creating one in USAJOBS or uploading one of their own choosing. (Cover letters are optional). To receive full credit for relevant experience, please list the month/year and number of hours worked for experience listed on your resume. We suggest that you preview the online questions, as you may need to customize your resume to ensure that it supports your responses to these questions. Please view Resume Tips

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) DOCUMENTATION
    If you are a displaced or surplus Treasury employee, click CTAP for eligibility and a detailed list of required documents. IRS CTAP eligibles can apply for jobs within and outside the commuting area.

    IRS Reassignment Preference Program (RPP)
    You must meet the requirements in your RPP notice. Submit a copy of your RPP Notice along with a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal. Your performance appraisal must have a fully successful or higher overall rating.

    PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL/AWARDS
    Submit a copy of your most recent completed performance appraisal.

    IRS employees:
    if a revalidated appraisal is used for merit promotion, the supervisor must prepare a narrative for each critical job element that does not have a narrative describing the performance in the appraisal period covered by the rating. Note: If you are a manager or management official, your most recent annual performance appraisal must be used for the overall rating identified.

    EDUCATION DOCUMENTATION
    If you are qualifying for this position by substituting education or training for experience, submit a copy of your transcripts or equivalent. If the position has specific education requirements and you are currently (or have previously been) in the Federal job series to be filled, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time.

    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.

    If you are qualifying based on foreign education, you must submit proof of creditability of education as evaluated by a credentialing agency. Refer to the OPM instructions.  

    If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

    Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

    Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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    Benefits

    A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding.

    As a current employee, you know the great benefits we offer. Should you have any questions about benefits, please contact the Employee Resource Center (ERC) at 1-866-743-5748 option #1 for ERC.

    Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.

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    How to Apply

    The following instructions outline our application process. You must complete this application process and submit any required documents by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET, Monday - Friday). If applying online poses a hardship, please contact us by noon ET on the announcement's closing date.
    Treasury believes in a working environment that supports inclusion; please view our reasonable accommodation policies and procedures at https://jobs.irs.gov/seasonal/reasonable-accommodation.html We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. Please contact Rosalba.C.Rodrigues@irs.gov if you require this for any part of the application and hiring process.

    • To begin, either click the “Create a New Account” button and follow the prompts to register or if you previously registered, click the "Apply Online" button and follow the prompts.
    • You will be re-directed to Treasury’s CareerConnector system to complete your application process; answer the online questions, and submit all required documents. (To submit supporting documents, click one of the available options; Upload; Fax; or Reuse existing documents. To protect your privacy, we suggest you first remove your SSN). Also, go to “My Account” to view and update your information, as necessary.
    • To complete, you must click the “Submit Application” button located at the bottom of the “Application Review” page.
    • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received.
    • To return to an incomplete application, log into your USAJOBS account and click Update Application in the vacancy announcement. You must re-select your resume and/or other documents from your USAJOBS account or your application will be incomplete.
      If you are experiencing system issues with your application, please contact the CareerConnector Help Desk at careerconnectorhelp@treasury.gov and/or the USAJOBS Help Desk.

    Agency contact information

    IRS Jobs Online Help Desk

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    INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
    1040 Waverly Ave
    Holtsville, New York 11742
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    WHY IS THE IRS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK? As an IRS employee, you will feel proud knowing you helped make America stronger while working at one of the world’s biggest financial institutions. You will be part of an organization that collects over $2 trillion in revenue and processes over 200 million tax returns annually. We are proud of how we apply the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.The IRS hires talented and dedicated individuals from many backgrounds, including accounting, business, finance, law enforcement and information technology. You will be challenged and supported on a daily basis. Whether you are just starting out or looking for a new opportunity, consider an IRS career.

    Next steps

    You may check the status of your application for this position at any time by logging onto the USAJOBS “My Account” tab and clicking on “Application Status.” For a more detailed update of your application status, you may click on “more information.”

    Please notify us if your contact information changes after the closing date of the announcement. Also, note that if you provide an email address that is inaccurate or if your mailbox is full or blocked (e.g., spam-blocker), you may not receive important communication that could affect your consideration for this position.

Fair & Transparent

The Federal hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following guidance.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy And gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy

Federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process, applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits.

Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Legal and regulatory guidance

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/592971000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.