Professional and dependable. You will be expected to work independently and represent the County in the administration and enforcement of business tax programs.
A strong relationship builder with excellent communication skills. You will need to establish relationships with businesses and ensure that a consistent message is communicated to a variety of audiences.
Creative! You will need to be able to understand the challenges of business tax and recommend innovative ways to assess and administer business tax programs.
Customer focused. Your role will require you to be responsive and proactive when addressing customer needs.
Organized and ambitious. You will need to balance multiple assignments and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
A leader. You will coach and develop clerical and technical staff.
What you will typically be responsible for:
Administering the Business License Tax, Transient Occupancy Tax and Cannabis Tax programs and enforcing provisions to ensure compliance
Determining the rates and exemptions for the different business tax programs
Auditing books and records to determine the appropriate business classification and tax liability
Maintaining accurate business tax account information and writing reports
Designing and distributing forms for application, reporting and remittance of business taxes
Responding to taxpayers regarding tax refund claims and requests for hearing on disputed assessments
Professional & Technical Expertise: Applying technical subject matter to the job
Legal & Regulatory Navigation: Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability
Reading Comprehension: Understanding and using written information
Analyzing & Interpreting Data: Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative or qualitative data
Critical Thinking: Analytically and logically evaluating information, propositions, and claims
Learning Agility: Seeking learning opportunities and applying the lessons to one's work
Writing: Communicating effectively in writing
Oral Communication: Engaging effectively in dialogue
Business Process Analysis: Defining, assessing, and improving operational processes and workflow