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New York State Civil Service Tax Policy Analyst 1 in Albany, New York

NY HELP No

Agency Taxation & Finance, State

Title Tax Policy Analyst 1

Occupational Category No Preference

Salary Grade 18

Bargaining Unit M/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary Range From $65164 to $80860 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address W A Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227

Minimum Qualifications • A Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience conducting research studies requiring the analysis and interpretation of government policy issues and the preparation of written reports.• A Master’s degree in public administration, public affairs, policy sciences, political science, government, or a related field may be substituted for one year of the general experience.

Duties Description The incumbent will assist in evaluating the effects of proposed or enacted tax law and regulatory changes on taxpayers, the State economy, and the State fiscal plan. The incumbent participates in conducting studies of the State’s tax structure to develop and analyze specific tax policies or policy changes. The results of the studies and/or analysis are used by the Governor and Legislature to proceed from a sound factual basis in formulating tax policy. The incumbent assists in a myriad of other activities to ensure that the Department’s contacts with the private sector, the general public, or government officials via correspondence, forms, or policy directives reflect sound tax policy. Specific duties include:• Assisting in analyzing the effects of proposed or enacted State and Federal tax law or administrative changes on taxpayers, the State economy, the State fiscal plan, and Department operations;• Assisting in developing fiscal impact estimates for proposed or enacted State and Federal tax law or administrative changes, tax policy studies, and the annual Tax Expenditure Report.• Participating in conducting research studies analyzing New York State’s tax structure and making recommendations.• Supporting the composition of statistical reports using computer programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher, SAS EG, and Cognos.• Maintaining the reports and files necessary for monitoring and analyzing the status of tax collections and the related impacts on the State’s fiscal plan.• Assisting in developing and evaluating proposed or implemented tax compliance initiatives.• Reviewing tax forms, legislation, regulations, advisory opinions, and technical memoranda to ensure consistent application of the tax law.• Drafting executive and constituent correspondence relating to New York State tax structure and policies.• Obtaining and maintaining knowledge of new developments and initiatives in the fields of Federal and state taxation and incorporating that knowledge into analysis of New York State tax policies.• Abiding by the Department’s time and attendance rules and regulations.

Additional Comments Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.govThe successful candidate must be fully compliant with all Federal, State and Local Tax Laws, which includes being current with their Tax Return Filings. Fingerprinting is required as part of the background check prior to appointment.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Kacey Eutermarks

Telephone 518-402-2871

Fax

Email Address Tax.sm.recruitmentteam4@tax.ny.gov

Address

Street W A Harriman State Office Campus

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12227

Notes on Applying Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume including current title and how you qualify. Please also include your unofficial transcripts with your response. Please reference the vacancy ID number, and the title of this position in your response to this posting.

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