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.
The Resolution Division works with taxpayers, practitioners and the other Tax Administration Divisions to address issues that could not be resolved in the Tax Division or Operations Division. This includes making decisions on abatement claims, resolving disputes, working with taxpayers on problem cases and representing the Commonwealth in matters before the Appellate Tax Board, Superior, Probate and Bankruptcy Courts.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- With supervision, evaluates, develops and recommends resolution of disputed tax matters.
The Tax Examiner III resolves disputed tax matters in an informal and expeditious manner by acting on applications for abatement.
Conducts hearings, negotiates settlements, prepares letters of determination and prepares settlement recommendations when necessary.
Prepares all related memoranda with respect to disputed tax matters and requests for settlement, and makes the required account adjustments to GeniSys.
Effectively manages a large dispute case inventory.
Performs related work as required.
First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) three 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.
I. A Bachelor's degree with a major in accounting, business administration or business management may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience.*
II. A Graduate 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.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class D Motor Vehicle Operators License may be required.
An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Official Title: Tax Examiner III
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston-100 Cambridge Street
Job: Accounting and Finance
Agency: Department of Revenue
Job Posting: Mar 24, 2020, 12:32:07 PM
Number of Openings: 3
Salary: 60,929.96 - 87,829.82 Yearly
If you have Diversity, Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer / ADA Coordinator: Allan Motenko - 617-626-3414
Bargaining Unit: 06-NAGE - Professional Admin.