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    WHAT IS THE WAGE AND INVESTMENT (W&I) 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 CASH CLERK DO? The Cash Clerk performs the full range of remittance processing functions throughout the year. In this role, you will receive and process remittances in the form of cash, checks, money orders, and Federal Tax Deposits submitted either by mail or in person by Taxpayers. You will be involved in examining, marking, sorting, listing, encoding, balancing, and depositing remittance items and portions of accompanying returns, documents, or other records. While you will only be called upon to perform in one segment of the entire remittance processing cycle at a time, based on workload and the needs of the assigned organization, you will be trained and knowledgeable in the full range of remittance processing functions. Throughout the year, you may be called upon to perform in any of these functions and/or to serve as an original entry or key verification operator of a remittance processing device (RPD).

    As a Cash Clerk you will:

    • Accept and process payments in the form of cash, checks, money orders and/or Federal Tax Deposits from Taxpayers.
    • Issue receipts if appropriate for full or partial payments received.
    • Perform teller, cash or remittance processing, and deposit functions to include: listing, encoding, balancing, making deposits, examining, marking, sorting and ensuring all accompanying returns, documents, or other records are included in final transactions.

    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

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0530 Cash Processing

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