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There has never been a better time to bring your values and talents to the collaborative team at the Vermont Department of Taxes. The rewarding work we do supports this brave little state and helps shape its future. We work with proven, dynamic technologies to fund initiatives that preserve the environment, build vibrant communities, strengthen families, and so much more. Discover new opportunities, learn new skills, and solve problems with our dedicated and supportive team.

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Who We Are

The mission of the Vermont Department of Taxes is to serve Vermonters by administering our tax laws fairly and efficiently to help taxpayers understand and comply with their state tax obligations.

Promote a healthy organizational culture that helps our employees thrive, and for us, that starts with engagement, morale, and growth opportunities.

What Our Employees Say

Here are three key statistics from a recent employee engagement survey about employee satisfaction at the Vermont Department of Taxes.

87 percent

80 percent

4 in 5

of employees say fellow employees are committed to doing good work of employees say they enjoy performing the day to day of their jobs employees recommend the Department as a great place to work

Telework at Tax

Today's work environment is changing, and the department is excited to have many employees participating in the State of Vermont's telework program. Ask us about our opportunities for a hybrid work schedule and discover the joy of working and living in the Green Mountain State.

Featured Opportunities

Corporate Tax Analyst III, IV, V

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 8/1/2024

The Department seeks an individual with experience working with complex multi-state corporate tax and partnership returns. This position will be involved in the informal review and settlement of corporate and pass-through entity appeals. Work will involve tax research and generating written communications with CPAs, financial accounting representatives, and lawyers representing taxpayers of both small and large businesses. These communications may include investigating the facts and case law surrounding an assessment and developing the Department's position in collaboration with our Legal Unit.  

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Tax Analyst II, III, IV

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 8/1/2024

The Taxpayer Services division seeks an individual with experience in tax examination, accounting, auditing or business administration.

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Director of Communications

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 7/31/2024

The Vermont Department of Taxes seeks a dynamic and experienced Director of Communications to join our team. This pivotal role involves strategic visioning, planning, coordination, and implementation of strategies that directly engage the public and significantly expand awareness of Vermont tax policies, programs, services, and resources. The Communications Director ensures all department communications are well-coordinated, effectively delivered, and responsive to the diverse needs of our constituents, making a tangible difference in their understanding and interaction with us. 

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Tax Communications & Outreach Specialist

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 7/31/2024

The Vermont Department of Taxes seeks a detail-oriented content creator with strong communication and organizational skills who can handle multiple projects while balancing priorities. This role involves creating engaging and informative content for a wide range of audiences that significantly expands awareness of Vermont tax policies, programs, services, and resources using clear writing and plain language best practices. This position will actively work on updating and creating new web content, reports, newsletters, fact sheets, direct communications, guides, brochures, emails, articles, and social media posts, ensuring that content adheres to the state brand standards and is accessible. Additionally, this role will conduct research, organize responses to inquiries, and collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure accurate and consistent content. 

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Tax Compliance Officer II, III, IV

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 7/17/2024

The primary role of the Tax Compliance Officers is to collect unpaid taxes on behalf of the state via phone, or otherwise. We strive to educate taxpayers to promote and achieve voluntary compliance; ensuring all information provided to the public is accurate and in alignment with the Departments mission and core values. Tax Compliance Officers arrange formal payment agreements, propose settlements, and when appropriate, waive selected penalties. Other tasks performed: include but are not limited to the establishment of personal liability and initiating bank/wage garnishment orders and property liens. 

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Tax Analyst III, IV, V

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 7/28/2024

Our Compliance Division is seeking a talented individual interested in supporting public programs through the accurate and equitable collection of Vermont taxes to join our Office Audit team! This position will be involved with analyzing taxpayer returns and records for compliance and provide education to taxpayers. The ideal candidate for this audit position will be inquisitive, have strong internal and external communication skills, digitally proficient, and a strong desire to learn new skills and software. 

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Explore our Benefits

Our total compensation package includes benefits that are worth about 30% of your salary. We also offer a wide variety of career and growth opportunities, competitive pay, training programs, and more.

Why Vermont

With its small population, Vermont fosters ample opportunities for individuals and businesses to make meaningful impacts on the things that matter to them. We lead the country in both family life and safety, and have fostered a vibrant community that cares about its neighbors. Meet the community and read inspiring stories about people, businesses, and life in Vermont.