Supervisory Tax Examiner

DC Department of Employment Services

This position is located in the Department of Employment Services (DOES), Office of Paid Family Leave (OPFL), Division of Tax, Status Unit. The mission of the OPFL is to plan, develop, and administer a paid leave program for the District of Columbia under the provisions of the Universal Paid Leave Amendment Act of 2016. The Paid Leave Act provides up to 8 weeks of parental leave to bond with a new child, 6 weeks of family leave to care for an ill family member with a serious health condition, and 2 weeks of medical leave to care for one’s own serious health condition. On July 1, 2019, the District will begin the collection of taxes from employers and on July 1, 2020, the District will begin administering paid leave benefits. To administer this legislation, Division of Tax will be responsible for the collection of taxes from employers for the Paid Leave Implementation Fund.


The Status Unit registers and maintains the accounts of both subject employers and self-employed individuals who choose to opt into the program. Typical functions of the Status Unit include status determinations of tax liability, determination of predecessor/successor relationships (full/partial), ensuring account information is accurate and current, and investigation and resolution of employer accounts issues.


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