In the Departments of Labor and Revenue Services (Audit Division), this class is accountable for conducting or assisting in the examination of financial records and accounts of business and of individual taxpayers to insure accuracy of tax liability.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Identifies delinquent taxpayers.
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES: Provides technical assistance to taxpayers.
Performs a limited range of related duties in the examination of financial records; prepares for audits by reviewing tax returns, prior audit reports and other available data preliminary to the audit; in conducting a field audit, meets with taxpayers to discuss audit procedures, answers questions and obtains necessary information and records, then examines and verifies business and financial records; in conducting an office audit, reviews tax returns and supporting documents filed by taxpayers; prepares papers supporting all adjustments; computes assessments; reviews and discusses audit findings with taxpayer and/or representative to illustrate how tax laws and rulings apply to taxpayer's specific operations and support audit results; prepares statistical and narrative reports explaining and supporting audit results; answers taxpayers inquiries such as how to fill out a tax return and what records must be maintained; may participate in hearings of disputed cases; performs related duties as required.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: Conducts or assists in conducting taxpayer examinations to ensure accurate contributions to the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund.
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES
Audit Division: Conducts or assists in conducting taxpayer examinations for the income, corporation, sales, use and excise or public services taxes.
Taxpayer Services Division: Provides technical assistance to taxpayers; assists taxpayers in completing state tax returns and other related documents; assists in resolution of disputed bills or collection notices; obtains information from taxpayers and determines how tax laws and rulings apply to taxpayer's operations; researches and provides written responses to technical questions concerning state taxes; assists in creation and revision of tax publications, tax forms and training materials; represents division on interdepartmental committees; speaks about state taxes before practitioners and taxpayers; may assist in training lower level staff and temporaries; performs related duties as required.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at a paraprofessional level or above.
Notes:1. Paraprofessional level accounting work is interpreted as work performed at the level of a full charge bookkeeper with responsibility for maintenance, reconciliation and balancing of a complete set of financial records. Work at this level requires exercise of independent judgment in applying bookkeeping and some basic accounting principles.2. For State Employees, this is at the level of Assistant Accountant.
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