The Employment Development Department is looking for a full-time Tax Compliance Representative.
The Tax Compliance Representative (TCR) is an entry-level classification. The TCR is trained in the use of automated accounting systems as well as tax laws, rules and regulations, employment tax enforcement activities, unemployment/disability insurance overpayment provisions, outreach and/or advisory assignments, status and wage provisions of the Unemployment Insurance Code (UIC). The TCR learns methods to contact and interview employers/individuals in order to effect the collection of overpayments and employment taxes. The TCR evaluates and determines the employer’s/individual’s financial status and ability to pay. TCRs are responsible for taking voluntary and involuntary collection actions to obtain compliance with the UIC. TCRs learn skip-tracing techniques, how to locate and contact individuals and businesses to collect unemployment/disability insurance overpayments or employment taxes. TCRs make field calls to enforce the provisions of the UIC and to conduct personalized consultations. The TCR advises and educates businesses on reporting and payment requirements, as well as specific payroll tax issues affecting them, performs account adjustments, and determines the taxability of payments and/or services under the provisions of the UIC. The TCR prepares, organizes, and conducts marketing, education and outreach activities for both external and internal customers.
One year of experience in the California state service performing tax compliance duties as a Program Technician II in the Employment Development Department, the Franchise Tax Board, or the Board of Equalization; or One year of experience in the California state service performing Medi-Cal overpayment recovery duties as a Program Technician II in the Department of Health Services.
Six months of experience in the California state service performing Medi-Cal overpayment recovery duties as a Management Services Technician, Range B, in the Department of Health Services.
Experience: One year of experience in one or a combination of the following:
1. Management activities, as owner or manager of a business, in the marketing, distribution, or sale of merchandise, which
requires broad public or customer contacts; or
2. Activities as a credit manager, loan officer, or field collector with responsibilities involving the approval of loans or credit
or the collection of delinquent accounts;or
3.Tax compliance experience in a governmental agency.
Education: Equivalent to completion of two years (60 semester hours or 90 quarter units) of college, which must include at least one course each in basic accounting and business or commercial law. Students in their second year of college will be admitted to the examination, but must produce evidence of completion before they can be considered eligible for appointment. (Applications must indicate the following regarding the required courses: title, number of units, name of institution, and completion date.) Additional experience may be substituted for the required general education on a year-for-year basis. No substitution is permitted for the specific course work required.
Equivalent to graduation from college, which must include at least one course each in basic accounting; business or commercial law; and one course in either economics, business administration, or public administration. (Registration as a senior in a recognized institution will admit applicants to the examination, but they must produce evidence of graduation or its equivalent before they can be considered eligible for appointment.) (Applications must indicate the following regarding the required courses: title, number of units, name of institution, and completion date.)
Salary and Benefits:
Salary-Annual Salary ranges from $37,272 to $56,040 including merit salaries. starting salary is $46,092 with a four-year college degree.
Benefits-Health, Dental, Vision, Full Retirement Package, 401K/457 Plans, and Professional Job Training
Work Life Balance-Flexible work schedules, sick leave, paid vacation, and convenient work locations.
How To Apply:
In order to apply for a Tax Compliance Representative position with the State of California, you must apply, take, and be successful in the current Tax Compliance Representative Exam.
– Establish Eligibility Visit http://www.edd.ca.gov/careers
and click on the Open Examinations link. Find the Tax Compliance Representative bulletin and click on it. Follow the steps outlined in the bulletin to take the exam.
– Find Vacancies Visit http://www.edd.ca.gov/careers
and locate the Vacancy Search Tool under the external resources section. Type “Tax Compliance Representative” in the search field and click search to locate vacancies.
– Mail in your Tax Compliance Representative Application Packet Mail in your application to the address listed on the job vacancy announcement. You should also include a résumé and cover letter with your State Application. The State Application (STD 678) can be found on our website at http://www.edd.ca.gov/careers
under resources, then Human Resources Forms and Publications.
If you have any questions, please contact the EDD Exams Hotline:
To view the Tax Compliance Representative flyer, click on the link below