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    ***AMENDED***

    **Amended to extend the 1st cutoff date to 02/28/2019 and to add additional locations & update travel to 75%**

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury has a distinguished history dating back to the founding of our nation. As the steward of U.S. economic and financial systems,Treasury is a major and influential leader in today's global economy. We have over 100,000 employees across the country and around the world. Come Join the Department of the Treasury and Invest in Tomorrow.
     

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    Responsibilities

    DUTIES:

    WHAT IS THE TAX EXEMPT AND GOVERNMENT ENTITIES (TEGE) DIVISION? Tax Exempt & Government Entities Division serves Employee Plans which examines the returns of qualified pension benefit plans compliance. Exempt Organizations ensures not-for-profit organizations meet tax-exempt status requirements.  And, Government Entities ensures organizations meet their tax withholding and employment tax payment requirements

    WHAT DOES AN INTERNAL REVENUE AGENT DO? An Internal Revenue Agent (IRA) conducts examinations of entities including individuals, sole proprietorships, small corporations, partnerships, and fiduciaries that may involve a number of separate tasks or procedures. In this position, you will use your professional knowledge and skill in accounting and auditing techniques and practices to examine various tax returns, determine the correct tax liability, identify situations with potential for understated taxes, and to recognize potential fraud. Many situations may require a specialized knowledge of a particular industry and/or may involve varied or complex systems of accounting. In addition, you will interact with taxpayers and their representatives from varied socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, provide examination findings, interpretations of tax laws and regulations, and other necessary information to ensure future compliance.

    As an Internal Revenue Agent you will: 

    • Conduct examinations of employee plans, exempt organizations or government entities to ensure compliance with the laws governing tax liabilities, financial transactions, employee plans, and/or exempt status.
    • Interact with pension trustees, individual taxpayers, pension attorneys, certified public accountants, enrolled agents and other practitioners in conducting day to day operations.
    • Make necessary determinations and furnish advice to taxpayers and other Service employees on technical matters involving the functions of the organization(s), the effect of any proposed action or activities, and the consequences on collateral issues affecting taxable organizations

      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 http://www.jobs.irs.gov/.

    Travel Required

    75% or less - 11 or more nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

  • Job family (Series)

    0512 Internal Revenue Agent

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