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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.

Our goal is to be the best place to work in Vermont State Government, 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.

94 percent

82 percent

3 in 4

of employees understand the work, goals, and mission of the Department of employees say fellow employees are committed to doing good work  employees would 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 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

IT Systems Developer I, II, and III

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 01/09/2023

The ideal developer will be comfortable analyzing, designing, developing, and testing their own solutions, but still retain the ability to work as part of a collaborative team. Good communication and analytical skills, creative thinking and partnering with both business users and other developers is essential.

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 position.

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Tax Compliance Officer I, II, and III

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 01/23/2023

Do you enjoy helping others solve problems? Do you want your workday to be meaningful and have real, positive impact? This Tax Compliance Officer position might be a great job for you! The Tax Department is seeking a clear and careful communicator to join our collections team. You will help taxpayers get back on track, ensure they understand their tax obligations and develop a plan best suited to their unique financial situation. The Compliance Division is a close-knit team that works to supervise the equitable and appropriate payment of Vermont taxes. Our work reduces problems of delinquency and tax underpayment through early intervention and educational assistance, to ensure that taxpayers are compliant with the law. Our Division consists of field and desk auditors, as well as collections staff.

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 position.

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Tax Audit Section Chief

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 01/26/2023

Your supervisory and analytical role is supported by our outstanding audit team, our dynamic and compassionate senior staff, and staff across divisional lines all dedicated to promoting voluntary compliance and taxpayer education. Our tax laws change every year with the legislature, and your team will adapt to these new laws and seek ways to implement them equitably and fairly.

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 position.

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Tax Audit Assistant Section Chief

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 01/26/2023

Your supervisory and analytical role is supported by our outstanding audit team, our dynamic and compassionate senior staff, and staff across divisional lines all dedicated to promoting voluntary compliance and taxpayer education. Our tax laws change every year with the legislature, and your team will adapt to these new laws and seek ways to implement them equitably and fairly.

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 position.

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Tax Audit Examiner II, III, and IV

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 01/26/2022

The Department of Taxes’ Compliance Division seeks a talented individual who wants to support 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.

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 position.

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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.