Profession tax policy analyst

Tax policy analysts research and develop taxation policies and legislation in order to improve and develop tax policies. They advise official bodies on policy implementation and financial operations, as well as forecast financial influence of changes in tax policies.

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Personality Type

  • Investigative / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Government policy implementation

    The procedures involved in the implementation of government policies in national and local governmental organisations.

  • Strategic planning

    The elements defining the foundation and core of an organisation such as its mission, vision, values, and objectives.

  • Corporate law

    The legal rules that govern how corporate stakeholders (such as shareholders, employees, directors, consumers, etc) interact with one another, and the responsibilities corporations have to their stakeholders.

  • Organisational policies

    The policies to achieve set of goals and targets regarding the development and maintenance of an organisation.

  • Business analysis

    The research field which addresses the identification of business needs and problems and the determination of the solutions that would mitigate or prevent the smooth functioning of a business. Business analysis comprises IT solutions, market challenges, policy development and strategic matters.

  • Company policies

    The set of rules that govern the activity of a company.

  • Public finance

    The economic influence of the government, and the workings of government revenue and expenditures.

  • Public law

    The part of law which governs relationships between individuals and the government, and the relationships between individuals which concern society directly.

  • Politics

    The method, process and study of influencing people, gaining control over a community or society, and the distribution of power within a community and between societies.

  • Tax legislation

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

  • Cadastral taxation

    The taxation legislation concerning real estate and real property's metes-and-bounds of a community.

Skills

  • Research taxation procedures

    Research the procedures which regulate taxation activities such as the procedures involved in the calculation of tax for organisations or individuals, the taxation handling and inspection process, and tax returns processes.

  • 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.

  • Supervise advocacy work

    Manage the aim to influence political, economic and social decisions. Make sure ethics and policies are followed.

  • Develop organisational policies

    Develop and supervise the implementation of policies aimed at documenting and detailing the procedures for the operations of the organisation in the lights of its strategic planning.

  • Monitor company policy

    Monitor the company's policy and propose improvements to the company.

  • Develop taxation policies

    Develop new policies dealing with taxation procedures based on prior research, which will improve the efficiency of the procedures and their influence on the optimisation of government revenue and expenditures, ensuring compliance with taxation legislation.

Optional knowledge and skills

use microsoft office write work-related reports prepare financial auditing reports manage government policy implementation office software audit techniques disseminate information on tax legislation forecast account metrics financial forecasting ensure cross-department cooperation think analytically fraud detection perform project management bookkeeping regulations advise on tax planning budgetary principles manage administrative systems comply with legal regulations accounting techniques advise on public finance