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Announcement Number 12OG2-SBB0088-0526-11-KB Promotion Potential GS-11
Position Title Tax Specialist *TCO* Hiring Agency INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
Open Period 03/26/2012 - 04/09/2012 Duty Locations Many Vacancies in Bloomington, IL, US
Chicago, IL, US
Orland Park, IL, US
Peoria, IL, US
Schiller Park, IL, US
Des Moines, IA, US
Milwaukee, WI, US
Series/Grade GS - 0526 11 For More Info IRS Jobs Online Help Desk
Salary $57408.00 - $81779.00

Who May Apply

IRS employees on a Career or Career Conditional Appointments in the competitive service.

Job Status

Duration Appointment Permanent

Marketing Statement

WHY IS THE IRS A GREAT PLACE TO WORK? You've built a career based on talent, integrity and dedication. Those are the same qualities that can help America achieve more. Whether you're looking for new opportunities because your family has grown, you're looking for new challenges or want your career to have a real impact, consider a career with an employer who will work with you as your life changes.


WHAT DOES A TAX COMPLIANCE OFFICER DO? As a Tax Compliance Officer you are responsible for planning, coordinating, and conducting independent Correspondence Examinations and related investigations of individual and/or business taxpayers. During these examinations that Tax Compliance Officer determines and advises on Federal tax liability as well as conducts an analysis of the taxpayer's financial condition and related operations. These examinations may include individual non-business with wages and investment income, sole proprietors, individuals with business and other supplemental income, partnerships, small C corporations, and S corporations. In this position, you will also provide tax law and tax-related accounting educational assistance to both internal and external customers.

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. SB/SE taxpayers generally have higher incomes than most taxpayers, need to file twice as many tax forms, and generally need to rely more on paid tax preparers and the taxpayer education outreach activities of the IRS.

Positions located in the SB/SE Midwest Area.  Positions may be filled in any of the following: 210 Walnut Street, Des Moines IA; 301 South Prospect Road, Bloomington IL; 230 S Dearborn St, Chicago IL; 14479 South John Humphrey Dr, Orland Park IL; 2415 W Cornerstone Ct, Peoria IL; 5100 River Rd, Schiller Park IL; and 211 West Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee WI.

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

Key Requirements

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  • Moving expenses will not be authorized.
  • Tour of Duty: M-F 7:00 am - 3:30 pm start time negotiable.
  • This is a bargaining unit position

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