Auditor 3 Forensic Tax - Grade 27

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This title exists in Taxation and Finance, Dept of and has approximately 12 positions.

*The number of positions is approximate and represents the number of positions established (both filled and vacant); it is not an indication or reference to position type or duration, or intent to be filled.

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Salary Information for Auditor 2 Forensic Tax
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Auditor 2 Forensic Tax 23 $84,156 $106,454
Auditor 3 Forensic Tax 27 $103,784 $127,830

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Job Duties

Positions plan and direct financial analyses and audits of individual and business taxpayer records to identify fraud, misconduct or illegal financial schemes designed to evade the statutory requirements of any of the various NYS Tax Laws and resulting in civil fraud penalties or referral for criminal prosecution. These positions function as administrative supervisors of multiple audit teams led by Auditors 2 (Forensic Tax).

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

For employees of New York State, on or before the date of the examination, you must have:

Either A. an Auditor 2 (Forensic Tax) or Tax Auditor 2 (Forensic);

Or B. an Auditor 2 (Corporation Tax), Auditor 2 (Excise Tax), Auditor 2 (Income Franchise Tax), Auditor 2 (Sales Tax), Tax Auditor 2 (Corporation), Tax Auditor 2 (Excise), Tax Auditor 2 (Income Franchise), Tax Auditor 2 (Sales), or Tax Technician 3 (any specialty)* with a bachelor's or higher degree including or supplemented by 24 semester credit hours of college study in accounting, auditing, and/or taxation.

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


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How to Apply

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Mobility Options

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through transfers opportunities or other examinations.

For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office at (518) 485-6199 or (800) 553-1322.

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