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Tax Law Specialist (Tax Exempt Bonds Specialist)-12 Month Roster

Company: Department Of The Treasury
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

DutiesWHAT IS THE TAX EXEMPT AND GOVERNMENT ENTITIES (TEGE) DIVISION?A description of the business units can be found at: https://www.jobs.irs.gov/about/who/business-divisionsVacancies will be filled in the following specialty areas:Tax Exempt and Government Entities, Exempt Organizations and Government Entities, Tax Exempt BondsThe following are the duties of this position at the full working level. If this vacancy includes more than one grade and you are selected at a lower grade level, you will have the opportunity to learn to perform these duties and receive training to help you grow in this position.* Evaluates and resolves Voluntary Compliance cases. Confers with customers and representatives to explain financial, legal and other significant issues involved and the applicability of pertinent tax laws, regulations and related filing requirements.* Researches and analyzes data including examination results to identify industry trends, issues and problems. Identifies previously unknown potential areas of non-compliance requiring policy determinations, legal interpretations or law changes to promote voluntary compliance.* Develops audit guidelines and provides other forms of written and oral technical assistance to field agents.* Prepares technical responses to inquiries submitted by members of Congress, taxpayers, authorized representatives, government agencies and other external customers.* Coordinates with agents and managers to develop national examination initiatives. Coordinates bond cases with the office of Chief Counsel and Appeals when appropriate.HelpRequirementsConditions of EmploymentSTANDARD POSITION DESCRIPTIONS (SPD):PD93185Visit the IRS SPD Library to access the position descriptions.* If you are in a telework eligible position, you may be directed to temporarily telework on a full-time basis due to COVID 19. Employees must be within a 200-mile radius of their official assigned post-of-duty (POD) while in a telework status. Once normal operations resume, employees may be directed back to the office to perform the duties of their position. Telework eligibility does not guarantee telework; employees must meet and sustain IRS telework eligibility requirements and supervisor's approval to participate in the IRS Telework Program. As a reminder - If you are selected for a position, you are responsible for reporting to your designated POD (location) on the negotiated start date or as directed by management.* Obtain and use a Government-issued charge card for business-related travel.QualificationsFederal experience is not required. The experience may have been gained in the public sector, private sector or Volunteer Service. One year of experience refers to full-time work; part-time work is considered on a prorated basis. To ensure full credit for your work experience, please indicate dates of employment by month/year, and indicate number of hours worked per week, on your resume.You must meet the following requirements by the closing date of this announcement:SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: GS-13 LEVEL: You must have 1 year of specialized experience at a level of difficulty and responsibility equivalent to the GS-12 grade level in the Federal service. Specialized experience for this position includes: legal, tax accounting, or other experience that required experience with Federal tax laws, regulations, precedent decisions, or other areas related to the position to be filled. Examples of qualifying specialized experience include: Preparing, reviewing, or applying rulings, advisory letters, memoranda, etc. related to Federal taxation. Analyzing and adjudicating tax claims, appeals, settlement offers, or similar work related to Federal tax operations. Experience working as an attorney that required legal research, analysis, and preparation of briefs or similar documents interpreting laws and regulations. Experience working as an accountant, auditor, or investigator that required application of Federal tax accounting principles and/or the Internal Revenue Code and related laws. Your experience must demonstrate the following: Experience working with the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, procedures, published rulings, and court decisions as they relate to tax exempt bond matters, to provide technical and analytical services to the Tax Exempt Bond program and related outreach activities; Experience analyzing difficult factual situations and applying relevant legal and administrative authority; experience writing and communicating orally complex technical positions effectively and persuasively; Networking and relationship building experience in order to develop and maintain effective liaisons with internal and external customers; experience establishing and maintaining effective customer relationships, dealing directly with others, leading discussions and conferences, and negotiating differences; and experience working independently and maximizing productive use of time.ANDMEET TIME IN GRADE (TIG) REQUIREMENT: For positions above the GS-05, applicants must meet applicable time-in-grade requirements to be considered eligible. One year (52 weeks) at the next lower grade level is required to meet the time-in-grade requirements for the grade you are applying for.ANDTIME AFTER COMPETITIVE APPOINTMENT: By the closing date (or if this is an open continuous announcement, by the cut-off date) specified in this job announcement, current civilian employees must have completed at least 90 days of federal civilian service since their latest non-temporary appointment from a competitive referral certificate, known as time after competitive appointment. For this requirement, a competitive appointment is one where you applied to and were appointed from an announcement open to "All US Citizens".For more information on qualifications please refer to OPM's Qualifications Standards.EducationA copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected. If the position has specific education requirements and you currently hold, or have previously held, a position in the same job series with the IRS, there is no need to submit a transcript or equivalent at this time. Applicants are encouraged, but are not required, to submit an SF-50 documenting experience in a specific series.A college or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Click here for Foreign Education Credentialing instructions.Additional information* We may select from this announcement or any other source to fill one or more vacancies. Additional jobs may be filled.* The salary range indicated in this announcement reflects the minimum locality pay up to maximum locality pay for all duty locations listed. The range will be adjusted for selected duty location. General Schedule locality pay tables may be found under Salaries & Wages.* This is a Bargaining unit position.* Tour of Duty: Day Shift, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.* Alternative work schedule, staggered work hours or telework may be available.This is an open continuous announcement which will be used to fill vacancies in the locations listed as they become available for the next 12 months contingent upon funding and space requirements. Applicants must apply and/or update their applications by 11:59 pm ET at the close of the following cutoff dates to be considered: Cutoff date(s): 03/03/2023, 06/26/2023, 09/25/2023, and 12/26/2023. This announcement may be amended to include additional cut-off dates within the 12-month period if needed, not later than 10 days prior to the additional cut-off date(s). Eligible applicants who apply by the initial cut-off date, will be referred in score order. If additional vacancies exist, remaining applicants will be considered in score order as needed. Selections from this announcement may be made no later than (NLT) 03/25/2024.Read more*

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