• Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents
  • Government and Public Administration
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 56,520
    $37,660 range bar $95,850
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Tax examiners and collectors, and revenue agents determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.

What do they typically do

  • Send notices to taxpayers when accounts are delinquent
  • Collect taxes from individuals or businesses based on appropriate laws and regulations
  • Notify taxpayers of any overpayment or underpayment, and either issue a refund or request further payment
  • Contact taxpayers by mail or telephone to address discrepancies and request supporting documentation
  • Answer questions from taxpayers and help them complete tax forms
  • Maintain records for each case including contacts, telephone numbers, and actions taken
  • Check tax forms to see whether names and taxpayer identification numbers are correct, computations have been performed correctly, or that amounts match those on supporting documents
  • Maintain knowledge of tax code changes and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.2%
Job Opening 135

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
Private Training Programs

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