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Policy Procedure Analyst

Date Posted:  Jun 23, 2022
Requisition ID:  360183

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

 Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Revenue:

 The Indiana Department of Revenue is responsible for providing service to Indiana citizens regarding state tax matters. Additionally, the department administers state tax laws, develops regulations, and makes decisions about tax policy.  Join our team that has been named an IndyStar Top Places to Work three straight years - 2019, 2020 & 2021. 



The salary for this position is commensurate with experience and education. 


About the Job:

 As a Policy Procedure Analyst, you will work with a high degree of discretion in the interpretation, application, and execution of tax policy. You will guide taxpayers, practitioners, and Department of Revenue (DOR) staff; maintain and disperse data related to Indiana's various taxes to taxpayers, practitioners, and DOR staff; administer internal meetings regarding tax issues; serve as a legislative liaison; assist DOR with its outreach by meeting with practitioners and taxpayers to discuss specific tax-related issues; you may represent DOR when called upon to do so, and report directly to the Policy Director.

A Day in the Life:

  • Assists in establishing Tax Policy division goals, priorities, and methodology;
  • Advises other policymakers on effective tax policy for the State of Indiana; 
  • Drafts and reviews guidance on complex issues of tax law through the use of such documents as Administrative Rules, Advisory Letters, Revenue Rulings, Information Bulletins, and Departmental Notices;
  • Prepares Advisory Letters, Revenue Rulings, and Questionnaires for taxpayers and practitioners;
  • Prepares and maintains Income Sales and General Tax Information Bulletins, Departmental Notices, and Tax Policy Directives; 
  • Organizes DOR regulations updates;
  • Prepares various tax reports for taxpayers, practitioners, and other agency personnel; 
  • Serves as a legislative liaison during legislative sessions;
  • Responds to legislative inquiries and requests;
  • Meets with legislators, practitioners, and taxpayers to discuss specific tax-related issues;
  • Works with the other divisions within DOR to correctly interpret and apply Indiana law, particularly where the laws are ambiguous in nature, broad in scope, novel, or otherwise complex.
  • Maintains and distributes data related to various Indiana taxes;
  • Performs certain administrative functions, including but not limited to answering phones, composing correspondence, maintaining the division's document tracking system; and creating metrics reports.   
  • Performs other related duties as required.

What We're Looking For:

  • A law degree is preferred, however, a graduate degree in a related field with a background in political science, economics, and/or tax law is acceptable;

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Excellent good communication skills in both individual and group settings;
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other electronic applications, primarily to create and maintain documents and databases;
  • Ability to utilize Westlaw--general research skills are essential;
  • Must be able to function as an integral part of a team often dealing with complex issues and under tight timelines and be able to work self-directed to accomplish stated goals and requirements;
  • Must be skilled at interpreting and synthesizing constitutional, statutory, and regulatory provisions with case law, both at the federal and state level;
  • Must be capable of understanding and comprehending material such as very specialized and technical manuals; and
  • Must possess the ability to understand and integrate independently complex and sophisticated concepts and rules.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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