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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

Commercial Appraisal and Litigation Assistance Program Manager

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 3/07/2024

The Department of Taxes seeks a detail-oriented, organized commercial appraiser to fill a new position in the Property Valuation and Review Division, managing the statewide Commercial Appraisal and Litigation program created by Act 163 of 2022. This position, one of two for the program, will support Vermont municipalities in appraising commercial properties to establish fair and defensible values. They may participate in the appeals process as a subject matter expert on the appraisals. This position does not directly supervise but will oversee contracted appraisal firms and work with a high degree of independence and authority.

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Tax Compliance Officer I, II, and III

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 3/14/2024

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.

Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.

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Business Analyst

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 3/14/2024

Do you have a passion for leveraging big data and computer systems to deliver critical government services? Do you have a talent for prioritizing competing, time-sensitive initiatives? We are seeking candidates with strong data analysis, communication skills, and a commitment to process improvement. If you want to join a team aimed at providing exceptional work, the Vermont Department of Taxes’ VTax Team wants to hear from you.

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Corporate Tax Analyst IV, V, and VI 

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 3/14/2024

The successful candidate will have experience 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 CPA's, 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.

Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.

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Tax Examiner II, III and IV

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 3/13/2024

Our Compliance Division is seeking a talented individual who is interested in supporting public programs through the accurate and equitable collection of Vermont taxes. This position will be involved with review of taxpayer records for compliance and provide education to taxpayers. The ideal candidate will be inquisitive, collaborative, digitally proficient, and have a desire to learn new skills and software used for tax administration. The ideal candidate will also have strong internal and external communication skills to work supportively with members of the Compliance Division and the public. The Compliance Division is responsible for promoting and ensuring Vermont taxpayer compliance, with a focus on early intervention, education, outreach, and fairness. We value service, integrity, and employee growth, as we aim to support Vermont communities effectively and efficiently. Our team includes auditors, tax examiners, analysts, tax collection officers, and support staff.

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Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels. If you would like to be considered for more than one level, you MUST apply to the specific Job Requisition.


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.