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    WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF EMPLOYED(SB/SE) DIVISION?  The Small Business/Self-Employed (SB/SE) Division provides examinations and taxpayer education services for about 7 million small businesses and upwards of 33 million self-employed and supplemental income taxpayers.

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    WHAT DOES A BANKRUPTCY SPECIALIST DO? As a Bankruptcy Specialist you will be responsible for advising, initiating, and reviewing the full range of collection actions relative to the most complicated and sophisticated proceedings covered by the Bankruptcy Code. You will serve as an inter and intra agency liaison, program coordinator and technical expert.

    As a Bankruptcy Specialist, you will:

    • Advise and consult with Service employees regarding routine and more difficult technical aspects of insolvency cases to expedite the payment of taxes and secure delinquents returns. Maintain current knowledge of procedures, policies and directives; answer questions; and provide both classroom and OJT instruction to employees.
    • Examine legal documents, confer with taxpayers, their representatives, fiduciaries, judges and government attorneys to resolve routine and more moderately difficult issues.
    • Determine a course of action designed to protect the government’s interest in insolvency proceedings.
    • Determine necessity for, and initiate investigation of, the trust fund recovery penalty; monitor compliance with proposed plans and courts orders; initiate corrective action upon default; appear and testify regarding facts pertinent to government cases involved in court proceedings.
    • Distribute, balance, monitor and report on workload in accordance with established workflow or job specialization. Assure equitable distribution among employees and timely accomplishment of assigned workload.

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    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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