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    WHAT IS THE SMALL BUSINESS/SELF EMPLOYED 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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    Responsibilities

    WHAT DOES A REVENUE OFFICER, INTERNATIONAL, DO?
    As a Revenue Officer, International, you will perform collection related activities within the established laws, rules and regulations. In this role, you will be responsible for collecting delinquent accounts and securing delinquent tax returns within the guidelines established by the Internal Revenue Code and procedures outlined in the Internal Revenue Manual. The incumbent is expected to execute all procedures and processes consistent with the protection of taxpayer rights afforded by law and in a manner than ensures the honesty and integrity of the service. The incumbent ensures the highest level of public trust by educating and promoting voluntary compliance in accordance with the tax laws and regulations.

    As a Revenue Officer, you will:

    • Collects delinquent tax and secures delinquent returns from taxpayers who have not resolved their obligations in response to prior correspondence or other contact. Determines actions necessary to bring taxpayers into full compliance. Initial contact with the taxpayer or their representatives is usually in the field, but for international taxpayers it is by mail or by telephone.
    • Counsels taxpayers on their tax filing, depositing and payment obligations, and provides guidance on a wide range of financial problems to assist the taxpayer in developing a plan of action to resolve all delinquencies. Taxpayers at this level normally include individuals with large gross income from diversified sources, self-employed professionals, large sized partnerships, corporations involved in retail, manufacturing, construction, wholesale, hospitals, labor unions, and other businesses or entities.
    • Customer service is based upon learning, interpreting, and applying IRM policies and procedures, regulations, court decisions, state and local laws, international tax treaties and various Titles of the United States Code. Takes prompt action to resolve account discrepancies and respond to taxpayer and practitioner requests. Promptly releases federal tax liens when appropriate.
    • Performs complex financial investigations in situations in which taxpayers are unwilling to be forthcoming concerning assets and sources of income. Searches public records, tax returns, and financial and credit information to locate distrainable assets.
    • Recognizes complex issues that often arise in taking appropriate enforcement action such as suits, seizures, repatriation orders, Treasury Enforcement Communication System (TECS), and injunctive relief actions. Researches the interrelationship of International, Federal, state and local laws and their relevance to enforcement actions.


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    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 Travel Nights per Month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    12

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/614191400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.