Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs

Virginia Tech School of Public and International Affairs

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Fairfax County
Fairfax, VA
Business Tax Administrative Assistant IV


The Department of Tax Administration is charged with uniformly assessing and collecting taxes and fees for Fairfax County, including real estate taxes, vehicle (“car”) tax, local vehicle registration fees, business taxes, dog licenses, and parking tickets. 

This position is in the Business Processing Section and responds to inquiries from the business community by telephone, in person, or in incoming correspondence. The selected candidate will interpret and advise business representatives of state and county tax codes and guidelines for

tax assessment purposes. In addition, they will analyze and review business financial records such as the accuracy of gross receipts in BPOL filing forms, asset listing on tangible personal property filing forms, and state/federal tax filings.

Exercises discretion, independent judgment, and initiative to determine tax liability. Adheres to the matrix contained in the established secrecy of information guidelines set forth by Fairfax County. Performs data entry and verification functions.


Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Proficiency using basic Microsoft Office suite. Ability to multi-task and prioritize work. Must be detail oriented, accurate in data entry, organized, be able to work in a fast-paced team environment, and possess excellent customer service skills.


The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. An applicant or employee may be required to submit a request for a criminal background check and/or credit check to the appropriate agency. Applicants and

employees within these select positions must demonstrate financial responsibility in personal finances as a condition of employment.


Salary: $21.74/hour

Schedule: 32 hours per a week (Part-time)

Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Location: 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 261, Fairfax, VA 22035

Interested candidate should email no later than March 24, 2023. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for

assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.