Tax inspectors investigate cases to make sure the correct amount of tax is being paid and that fraud has not taken place.
If you are a determined character, can analyse data and love solving problems this could be a great career for you.
You'll need to be thorough, a good teamworker and be prepared to work towards professional qualifications.
To get into this career with HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC), you will need to complete a four-year Tax Specialist Programme.
• examining business accounts
• visiting businesses to interview board directors, lawyers and accountants
• investigating suspected fraud
• offering specialist advice about tax
• negotiating settlements
• representing HMRC at appeals tribunals
• considering and applying tax law to cases
• leading a team of caseworkers and administrative staff
• managing relationships between HMRC and customers
You need to have a complete graduation degree from a recognized college or univeristy if you wish to apply for the post of AAO. The recruitment procedure for the post of Income Tax Inspector involves SSC CGL Tier 1 and Tier 2 Examination, followed by document verification of the shortlisted candidates.
SSC CGL Tier 1: The SSC CGL Prelims will be an objective paper of 200 marks with 4 equal sections, which are, Reasoning, General Awareness, Numerical Aptitude and English Comprehension. You need to qualify in this exam in order to move to the next level.
SSC CGL Tier 2: Competition will get intense at this level. You will attempt 2 Papers and they will be based on Arithmetical Ability and English Language. You can read about it in detail from the link provided below.
A cumulative score achieved in Tier I and Tier II SSC CGL Exams will be considered while creating the merit list. The candidates will be considered for the post of Income Tax Inspector after document verification.
The salary breakdown of an Income Tax Inspector is as follows.