Tax Examiners and Collectors
On the Job
Tax Examiners and Collectors determine how much people or companies owe in taxes based on laws and regulations. They work to collect those taxes.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Collect evidence for legal proceedings.
- Gather financial records.
- Correspond with customers to answer questions or resolve complaints.
- Inform individuals or organizations of status or findings.
- Testify at legal or legislative proceedings.
- Verify accuracy of financial information.
- Verify accuracy of records.
- Examine financial records or processes.
- Examine financial records.
- Communicate with government agencies.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having telephone conversations.
- Dealing with external customers.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Frequent decision-making.
- Making decisions that impact co-workers or company results.
- Dealing with unpleasant or angry people.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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