Tax Examiners & Collectors, & Revenue Agents


Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.
Also called: Revenue Agent, Revenue Officer, Tax Examiner

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • accounting and economics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Dependability

Technology:

    Accounting software
  • Automated tax system software
  • Intuit QuickBooks
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Online databases

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    high school diploma/GED
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