Tax Director

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The primary function of this position will perform professional level compliance and enforcement of Yerington Paiute Tribe tax laws; reviews financial records of numerous business entities holding Yerington Paiute Tribe business; verifies compliance with tax agreements; performs related work as assigned. Supervise Tax Revenue Clerk.

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Tribal Chairman


Level 23-0 $23.84 to Level 25-0 $26.28 F/T 40hrs/wk


  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Tax Department.
  • Performs work in support of compliance and enforcement of Yerington Paiute Tribe tax ordinances and regulations.
  • Conducts comprehensive and extensive research to determine existence of non-compliance with the Yerington Paiute Tribe tax codes and regulations.
  • Obtains information by conferring with tribal, state, and federal agencies, auditors and accountants of the Yerington Paiute Tribe.
  • Coordinate tax wording for all lease agreements in conjunction with EDD-YEC Yerington Paiute Tribe Council.
  • Contacts taxpayers through correspondence, telephone calls and/or onsite visits in an effort to promote voluntary compliance; provides notification of noncompliance and taxes due.
  • Verifies accuracy in taxpayer accounts, informs taxpayer of legal requirements, rules, regulations, procedures, and related tribal tax code compliances.
  • Conducts investigations of complex tax violation/compliance situations.
  • Reviews records for delinquencies or discrepancies and interviews business representatives to determine their understanding of liability and arranges payment schedules.
  • Prepare annual tax department budget and TFUP budget and maintain as needed (i.e., budget modifications, revisions)
  • Attends tax hearings and gives testimony regarding work performed and the basis of the assessment.
  • Compiles spreadsheets, investigative notes and analysis which meet established standard policy requirements and procedures.
  • Observes compares and reviews financial records of businesses to determine compliance with Yerington Paiute Tribe tax code and regulations.
  • Attend all meetings relating to tax matters (i.e., tribal council, enterprise, federal, state etc.)
  • Develop a Tax Commission to present recommendations to Tribal Council on taxes to be levied by the Tribe.
  • Resolve and collect unpaid tax debts from individuals and businesses.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Degree in Accounting or Business Administration, or closely related field and one (1) year of responsible experience in a private, public, or tribal taxation program or in an accounting or auditing program, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Yerington Paiute Tribe, federal and state laws, regulations, and guidelines governing aspects of tribal operations relative to tax auditing and accounting.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of governmental taxation, business, and industries subject to Yerington Paiute Tribe taxation laws and regulations and statutes.
  • Knowledge of public relations/customer service principals, practices, and techniques.
  • Skill in preparing and maintaining accurate records, reports, and files.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Utilize computer databases to research, maintain and update records and files
  • Establish cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Computer proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other MS Office applications.
  • Excellent customer service skills and high regard for confidentiality.
  • Good time management skills and must complete tasks assigned in a timely manner.
  • Possess a valid Nevada Driver’s License and be insurable.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and complete background investigation.
  • Able to lift 40 lbs. or more.

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