Profession tax compliance officer

Tax compliance officers collect fees, debt, and taxes on behalf of government institutions in cities, municipalities and other jurisdictions. They perform administrative duties and communicate with other officials and institutions to ensure operations are correct and compliant with policies.

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Personality Type

  • Conventional / Investigative

Related professions tax

Knowledge

  • Insolvency law

    The legal rules regulating the incapacity to pay debts when they fall due.

  • Law enforcement

    The different organisations involved in law enforcement, as well as the laws and regulations in law enforcement procedures.

  • Tax legislation

    Tax legislation applicable to a specific area of specialisation, such as import tax, government tax, etc.

  • Debt collection techniques

    The techniques and principles used to collect overdue debt from customers.

  • Debt classification

    The different classifications of debt such as public and publicly guaranteed debt, private non-guaranteed credits, central bank deposits, etc.

Skills

  • Perform debt investigation

    Use research techniques and tracing strategies to identify overdue payment arrangements and address them

  • Inform on fiscal duties

    Inform organisations and individuals on their specific fiscal duties and the legislation and regulations involving fiscal processes, such as tax duties.

  • Advise on tax policy

    Advise government officials on changes in tax policies and procedures, and the implementation of new policies on a national and local level.

  • Assess debtor's financial situation

    Assess the defaulter's pecuniary circumstances by evaluating the personal income and expenses, and the balance sheet which includes the value of the house, bank account, car and other assets.

  • Assess seizable goods

    Assess the nature, quality and value of assets that can be taken by force, in possession or custody, by lawful authority.

  • Calculate tax

    Calculate the taxes which have to be paid by an individual or organisation, or paid back by a governmental institution, compliant with specific legislation.

  • Inspect taxation documents

    Inspect files and documentation dealing with taxation cases to ensure no faulty or fraudulous activity is present, and to ensure the procedure is compliant with legislation.

  • Respond to enquiries

    Respond to enquiries and requests for information from other organisations and members of the public.

  • Inspect tax returns

    Inspect the documents which declare liability for taxation which is not automatically withheld from wages and salaries to ensure correct taxes are being paid by the liable individuals and organisations.

  • Collect tax

    Collect the amounts due to be paid to the government by organisations and individuals, following the regulations and correct calculation, ensuring no one pays more or less than they are obligated to.

  • Handle financial transactions

    Administer currencies, financial exchange activities, deposits as well as company and voucher payments. Prepare and manage guest accounts and take payments by cash, credit card and debit card.

  • Handle financial disputes

    Handle disputes between individuals or organisations, either public or corporate, which deal with financial matters, accounts, and taxation.

Optional knowledge and skills

public finance public law research taxation procedures manage accounts advise on tax planning check official documents bookkeeping regulations use different communication channels observe confidentiality cadastral taxation fraud detection monitor financial accounts accounting techniques disseminate information on tax legislation use microsoft office keep task records office software