Supervisory Tax Examiner(Paid Family Leave) – Accounting GR. 13

DC Department of Employment Services (DOES)

This position is located in the Department of Employment Services (DOES), Office of Paid Family Leave (OPFL), Division of Tax, Audit 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 Auditing Unit conducts audits of employers and self-employed individuals to determine compliance with the Paid Leave Act. Typical functions of the Auditing Unit include conducting office and field examinations, ensuring deficient cases and audit reports comply with applicable tax laws and regulations, and resolving cases related to discrepancies in audits.