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Massachusetts Department of Revenue Tax Examiner II in Chelsea, Massachusetts

The Department of Revenue's core mission is to collect the revenues required to support the business of the Commonwealth, to make a difference in the lives of children by enforcing the financial responsibilities of parenthood, and to assist Massachusetts cities and towns in sound and efficient fiscal management. Our vision is to conduct our operations in a manner that inspires public confidence in government by administering and enforcing tax, child support and municipal finance laws in ways that are innovative, customer-focused and transparent Tax: The Tax Division is responsible for fostering voluntary compliance and narrowing the tax gap by identifying, educating, and auditing noncompliant taxpayers. The Tax Division audits the tax returns of businesses and individuals filed, including sales/use, meals, room?s occupancy and special fuels are subject to examination by the Tax Division staff. Duty Statement: A Tax Examiner II in the Voluntary Disclosure Unit of the Business Income Tax Bureau is required to perform all or some of the following duties and responsibilities. Assist taxpayers and their representatives with completing voluntary disclosure applications through the automated application process in MassTaxConnect. Make informed determinations to approve, partially approve or deny waiving any related penalties for delinquent tax periods based on the required criteria to participate in the voluntary disclosure program. Gain a solid working knowledge of all major tax types along with the ability to determine correct lookback periods based on TIR 11-1 and the facts and circumstances of each particular case. Stay current with any changes to pertinent statutes, regulations and public written statements. Provide the highest level of professional service; represent DOR in direct public dealings; answer telephone inquiries; resolve written inquiries; make account transactions; review and adjust tax returns; provide technical assistance by interpreting and explaining state tax laws, rules, regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures; responsible for being proficient in use of GeniSys, MassTaxConnect and other systems; perform related tasks as requested. Qualifications First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, professional experience in accounting, auditing or tax examining work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A Bachelor's or higher degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for the required experience.* *Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operators License may be required

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