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Career and Education Opportunities for Tax Examiners

In general, tax examiners determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Tax Examiner career.


Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Accounting and Auditing


Tax Examiner video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Tax examiners maintain knowledge of tax code changes, and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial data. They also maintain records for each case. Finally, tax examiners contact taxpayers by mail or telephone to address discrepancies and to request supporting documentation.

Every day, tax examiners are expected to be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They need to read and understand documents and reports. It is also important that they articulate ideas and problems.