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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

Tax Compliance Section Chief

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 06/19/2023

This position is within the Compliance Division, which 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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Financial Administrator I, II, III

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 06/08/2023

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 the review of taxpayer records for compliance and provide education to taxpayers. The ideal candidate will be inquisitive, collaborative, digitally proficient, and self-motivated 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.

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Tax Examiner II, III, and IV

Montpelier, VT | Application Deadline: 06/06/2023

Taxpayer assistance, education, review and auditing work for the Vermont Department of Taxes. This position involves interaction with taxpayers and/or taxpayer representatives regarding tax obligations and filings, business registrations and filing requirements. Incumbents in this class are expected to resolve tax issues with the highest degree of difficulty and complexity. Incumbents in this class deal with all tax types and audit programs administered by the Vermont Department of tax, which often have the highest degree of difficulty and complexity. Incumbents in this class are expected to perform assignments with a high degree of independence. Incumbents in this class work with minimal supervision. Work is performed under the supervision of an administrative supervisor.

Please Note: This position is being recruited at multiple levels.

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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.