WHAT IS THE WAGE & 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.
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WHAT DOES A TAX EXAMINING TECHNICIAN DO? As a Tax Examining Technician, you will review tax forms for completeness adding codes, as necessary, to prepare the forms for computer input. In this role, you will analyze and take appropriate actions as identified in the specific position for which you are applying. Your assignments may include initiating written correspondence with taxpayers and their representatives regarding their accounts on notices issued.
As a Tax Examining Technician you will:
- Evaluate all available information and take corrective actions, such as editing codes, correct taxpayer figures, and prepare tax documents for input.
- Recognize indications of tax fraud; make determinations and use sound judgment concerning taxpayers' data and responses.
- Initiate correspondence to taxpayers to explain what is needed to complete their tax return, explain options available to resolve their tax problem or question, and to make sure they understand their responsibilities.
- Interpret the law as it relates to the issues and if affects the performance and efficiency of the Internal Revenue Service.
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
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