REVENUE & TAXATION

Revenue and taxation includes workers who ensure that governments obtain revenues from businesses and citizens by collecting tax dollars, reviewing tax returns, conducting audits, monitoring taxes payable and collecting overdue tax dollars.

CAREER DETAILS

Description:
Appraise real estate, exclusively, and estimate its fair value. May assess taxes in accordance with prescribed schedules.

Tasks:

  • Compute final estimation of property values, taking into account such factors as depreciation, replacement costs, value comparisons of similar properties, and income potential.
  • Prepare written reports that estimate property values, outline methods by which the estimations were made, and meet appraisal standards.
  • Inspect new construction and major improvements to existing structures to determine values.
  • Collect and analyze relevant data to identify real estate market trends.
  • Prepare and maintain current data on each parcel assessed, including maps of boundaries, inventories of land and structures, property characteristics, and any applicable exemptions.

*Additional tasks may be needed for this career.

Average Salary:
$26,290 – $95,540

Description:
Determine tax liability or collect taxes from individuals or business firms according to prescribed laws and regulations.

Tasks:

  • Collect taxes from individuals or businesses according to prescribed laws and regulations.
  • Maintain knowledge of tax code changes, and of accounting procedures and theory to properly evaluate financial information.
  • Maintain records for each case, including contacts, telephone numbers, and actions taken.
  • Contact taxpayers by mail or telephone to address discrepancies and to request supporting documentation.
  • Send notices to taxpayers when accounts are delinquent.

*Additional tasks may be needed for this career.

Average Salary:
$30,890 – $83,050

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