Internet Examination Information
Open examinations for the Assistant/Associate Property Appraiser, Assistant/Associate Property Auditor Appraiser , Business Taxes Representative, Tax Auditor, Tax Counsel and Tax Technician I classifications are now administered electronically over the Internet. Any candidate who meets the minimum qualifications may apply for these examinations. Current employment status with the State is not a requirement. Internet testing is continuous; the Internet site is accessible 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Each electronic examination consists of an application and a life experience questionnaire. You are asked to provide extensive information regarding your education, knowledge, and work/life experiences. Due to the length of time required to complete the questionnaire, it is strongly recommended that you download the questionnaire, determine your responses, and then return to the Internet to complete the examination.
As a Property Appraiser or a Property Auditor Appraiser with the State Board of Equalization, you will work with a group of dedicated professionals in a variety of assignments related to the assessment of property for property tax purposes. Typical tasks include appraising all types of property, developing statewide policies relating to the appraisal and assessment of property, evaluating county assessor's compliance with property tax laws and recommended procedures, conducting appraisal training classes, and providing technical advice to assessors and taxpayers. Property Auditor Appraisers also perform audits of taxpayers' property records. As an Assistant, you will work under direct supervision while you learn and conduct the less difficult tasks. As an Associate, you will be at the journey level and work under general supervision while you independently conduct the more difficult and complex tasks. You will play an important role by appraising property for property tax assessment purposes, providing consultation and technical assistance to county assessors' staffs and taxpayers, developing policies and procedures to promote uniformity of county assessment practices, evaluating county assessment policies and procedures, and training county assessors' staff.
Click here to review the Examination Bulletin for the Assistant/Associate Property Appraiser .
Click here to review the Examination Bulletin for the Assistant/Associate Property Auditor Appraiser.
As a Business Taxes Representative with the State Board of Equalization, you will be a vital member of an organization known throughout the country as a leader in the administration of tax programs. You will help taxpayers understand their rights and responsibilities under the sales and use tax laws. In addition, you will collect delinquent taxes and fees and enforce the tax laws and regulations. Click here to review the Examination Bulletin for the Business Taxes Representative.
As a Tax Auditor with the State Board of Equalization, you will work with people who are recognized leaders in the administration of tax programs. You will conduct and/or review moderately difficult audits. Your auditing assignments may range from small stores to multimillion dollar corporations. You will have the opportunity to help individual proprietors as well as corporate management understand and comply with tax laws. Click here to review the Examination Bulletin for the Tax Auditor.
As a Tax Counsel with the State Board of Equalization, you will represent one of the largest revenue agencies in the country on a variety of subjects, including legislation, regulations, litigation, administrative tax appeals, settlements, offers in compromise, criminal tax evasion and fraud matters, bankruptcy, tax controversy, and personnel matters. Click here to review the Examination Bulletin for the Tax Counsel.
As a Tax Technician I with the State Board of Equalization, you will perform technical work such as registration, maintenance, close-out, and security requirements of tax accounts and property statements; process escrow releases; and provide routine advisory services to taxpayers and other governmental agencies. Click here to review the Examination Bulletin for the Tax Technician I.
By taking the examinations below, you will be sending personal information over the Internet. Precautionary measures are in place; however, the State Board of Equalization cannot guarantee the security of the information you are transmitting over the Internet. It might be possible for unauthorized individuals to gain access to your personal information.
Questions or comments regarding the Internet examinations should be directed to the State Personnel Board using the instructions found at the applicable testing site.
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