This work involves responsibility for reviewing and processing of tax returns and vehicle titles to verify and/or correct coding; to determine whether correct tax rates, deductions, and diversions to cities for sales tax are reflected; and to verify mathematical computations. Duties include preparing journal entries, adjusting problem returns, checking various printouts and correcting errors. Incumbents also assist taxpayers with tax matters and perform various related tasks. Limited independence of judgment is exercised, with advice and assistance on matters of a critical or questionable nature received from the immediate supervisor.
Examples of Work:
Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following:
Reviews, verifies, and makes adjustments on tax returns, vehicle titles, and registration forms.
Traces refund checks which taxpayers claim have not been received and forwards to a more senior processor for analysis.
Mails assessments with appropriate documentation for additional tax that is due and notices of credits that have been applied.
Identifies and codes loose checks and certified mail cards with checks.
Accounts for cash and protects cash tax receipts through daily reconciliation of deposits with receipts, and monthly reconciliation of bank statement with records.
Provides service to taxpayers through instruction concerning filing responsibilities, answering questions, completing tax forms, and accepting cash and/or check remittance for tax.
Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.
These minimum qualifications have been agreed upon by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in this job class and are based upon a job analysis and the essential functions. However, if a candidate believes he/she is qualified for the job although he/she does not have the minimum qualifications set forth below, he/she may request special consideration through substitution of related education and experience, demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Any request to substitute related education or experience for minimum qualifications must be addressed to the State Personnel Board in writing, identifying the related education and experience which demonstrates the candidate's ability to perform all essential functions of the position.
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED);
One (1) year of experience in work related to the described duties.
Above graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED), related education and related experience may be substituted on an equal basis.
Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring agency. The essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:
1. Reviews tax, title, and registration documents and corrects errors during
2. Accepts and processes payments received.
3. Assists taxpayers with tax matters and performs various related tasks.
State of Mississippi - 15 months ago
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