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WHAT DOES A GENERAL ENGINEER DO? General Engineers use industry knowledge, engineering principles and valuation principles to review and investigate engineering features of tax cases. Cases contain a variety of complex and difficult valuation, legal, industry, and tax issues. This work is to insure compliance with tax law and provide technical assistance to Revenue Agents in the examinations of taxpayers and includes the examination of individual taxpayers to complex organizations.
What is the Large Business and International (LB&I) Division of the Internal Revenue Service? The Large Business and International (LB&I) business unit 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.
As a General Engineer, you will:
- Conduct field investigations
- Review documentary and accounting records, and apply industry knowledge, engineering principles, and valuation principles to tax issues.
- Estimate the value of property (tangible and intangible)
- Conduct independent investigations to include reviewing of facts, requesting additional information, conducting interviews, analyze/interpret findings and prepare reports.
- Present reports and findings to small groups.
- Support all IRS Operating Divisions, Appeals, and Counsel.
- Coordinate the support of other Engineering Specialists and consolidated engineering reports.
- Cooperate with the Examining Agent in preparing cases for National Office technical advisories.
- Function as a technical authority on issues within your engineering specialty.
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
Occasional travel - Travel locally and/or overnight 1-5 nights per month.
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