WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT DIVISION: The Wage & Investment Division (W&I) serves about 122 million taxpayers who file upwards of 94 million returns each year. W&I provides high-quality taxpayer assistance, and enable taxpayers to transact and communicate electronically to file their returns and make payments and receive assistance. W&I partners with private organizations to provide assistance to disadvantaged groups as elderly low-income taxpayers.
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WHAT DOES A TAX EXAMINING TECHNICIAN DO? IRS employs Tax Examining Technicians (TETs) in many areas throughout the Service. In the Wage & Investment Division (W & I) function, TETs assist management by providing oversight and direction, assigning case referrals, and answering taxpayer inquiries to resolve issues such as tax processing.
As a Tax Examining Clerk, you will:
Reviews information received from taxpayers and/or other sources to determine corrective action.
Examines original/other documents for completeness and codex and perfects tax returns and documents for
other areas to process. Requests research for missing and unclear information to ensure all material is present to
process the work.
Computes tax based on information received from taxpayer to ensure proper tax is determined. Identifies
questionable entries on tax returns for referral to appropriate area for review.
Compiles and maintains functional and/or assigned area records or reports to provide status of work.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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.
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