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Policy Procedure Analyst

Date Posted:  Sep 8, 2022
Requisition ID:  396709

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 Agency & Business System Support Division. is responsible for providing service and support to Indiana Tax paying customers. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a team named IndyStar Top Workplaces for four straight years - 2019, 2020, 2021, & 2022- where we learn, have fun, and are committed to providing the Best-in-Class Customer Service.



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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