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TECHNICAL ADVISOR ADVANCED PROGRAM SPECIALIST

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Oct 5, 2021
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60601-3218

Job Requisition ID:  8048

The Illinois Department of Revenue is seeking to hire an Income Tax Litigation attorney to work out of the Chicago office.  This position represents the Department of Revenue in complex Income Tax Litigation hearings. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in litigation, civil procedure, state and federal tax laws, and administrative and regulatory functions.


The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) administers Illinois tax laws and collects taxes in a fair, consistent, and efficient manner to provide accurate, timely, and reliable funding and information to state and local constituents.  By using best practices, IDOR strives to continuously innovate and increase accuracy, efficiency, and productivity in all areas of operations and tax administration, thereby earning respect, delivering value, and being a trusted source of information.

 

IDOR is a professional-minded governmental entity that values its employees and invests in their success through training and engagement.  IDOR values diversity, both culturally and professionally, and believes it can foster a more productive work environment best suited for serving the citizens and taxpayers of Illinois.

 

Agency:  Department of Revenue  
Closing Date/Time:  10/27/2021 5:00pm
Salary:  $6,692-$10,204 (Anticipated Starting Salary for Non-State - $6,692) 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC010 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency contact listed below.

 

Posting Identification #8048

Job Responsibilities

  • Represents IDOR in complex Income Tax litigation hearings involving deficiency of claim cases remaining in dispute; presents the IDOR's prima facie cases.
  • Researches and analyzes case appeals, court rulings and decisions, the tax statutes, regulations, field audits, investigation reports, documents of public record and other material, submitted by taxpayers and IDOR Auditors, to prepare for litigation hearings; prepares IDOR witnesses for hearings.
  • As an expert authority provides recommendations, which must be considered in the development or modification of programs and services, where there is considerable room for disagreement on the interpretation of comprehensive program goals and concepts, for the preparation of legal memoranda including summarization of material, evidence, facts and laws, as necessary for Administrative Law Judges, to assist in determining how to render a decision.
  • Confers and corresponds with taxpayers, their representatives, attorneys, and other interested parties regarding the application or interpretation of the Income Tax Acts, rules and regulations.
  • Conducts hearings, administrative conferences and performs general law duties relative to the various Income, Sales & Excise Taxes and Property Tax cases, as necessitated by workload demands.
  • Confers with supervisor to receive advice and guidance, in resolving highly difficult or problem cases, involving compliance or statutory interpretation and/or application to specific issues.
  • Participates directly as an expert, whose advice IDOR managers, other personnel and key decision makers rely on, in formulating administrative policies on matters pertaining to the Income Tax statutes, rules, regulations, IDOR policies and procedures to avoid conflict in the laws.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of duties enumerated above.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires graduation from a recognized law school and the possession of a license to practice law in Illinois.
  • Requires three years professional experience in the practice of law.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires thorough knowledge of common law and of the State and Federal laws, particularly relating to administrative and regulatory functions.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of judicial and quasi-judicial procedure and of the rules of evidence, hearings and trials procedures.
  • Requires extensive knowledge in the field of law with which primarily concerned.
  • Requires working knowledge of principles of administration and management, including organization, controls and techniques used in dealing with management and procedural problems.
  • Requires ability to plan, layout and review work relating to complicated legal problems.
  • Requires the ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with superiors, other attorneys, employees and the general public.
  • Requires litigation skills.
  • Requires skill and ability in analyzing, appraising and organizing facts, evidence and precedents concerned in difficult and complex cases, and in presenting such material in clear and logical form for oral or written presentation, as briefs, orders, reports or decisions.
  • Requires ability to exercise sound judgment in appraising and evaluating problems of a procedural nature.

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires ability to travel during performance of normal duties.
  • Requires the ability to successfully complete a tax compliance and fingerprint-based background check.

Work Hours:  8:30am-5:00pm. Monday-Friday  
Work Location: 100 W Randolph St Chicago, IL 60601-3218  
Agency Contact:

Illinois Department of Revenue - Human Resources

Willard Ice Building, 101 W Jefferson St, WIB Mail Code 5-110, Springfield, IL 62702

FAX - 217-782-9925

Please submit application via email to: REV.Revenue.Jobs@illinois.gov

Job Function:  Legal and Compliance  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency Contact address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

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