Position Announcement: Tax Analyst, State of Ohio

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Tax Analyst
Ohio Department of Taxation

The Ohio Department of Taxation is responsible for the administration of individual and business taxes across the state. We emphasize a customer-focused approach to tax administration through courtesy, accuracy, responsiveness, and equitability in each interaction with Ohio taxpayers. Our Department is comprised of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and we invest in each employee through in-depth tax training, a competitive total compensation package (including medical, dental, and vision insurance), performance-based wage increases, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness incentives, work-life balance, and promotional opportunities. In addition, the Ohio Department of Taxation is a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

We seek promotable, professional, and passionate candidates to fill our available positions—if this sounds like you, continue reading below to learn more about career opportunities with our Department!

The Ohio Department of Taxation’s Tax Analysis Division is seeking one (1) Tax Analyst to join their team.

A Tax Analyst acts as a tax forecaster in order to analyze proposed legislation (e.g., new tax types, alterations to existing tax types, elimination or deletions of tax types) to determine revenue impacts for the legislature, General Assembly, Governor and Legislative Services Commission. Additionally, the Tax Analyst forecasts total future state tax revenues in association with the Office of Budget & Management to determine funding for departments & agencies on a statewide, agency wide basis involving multiple billions of dollars.
The purpose of this position is to serve as a financial economist, planning and performing a wide range of government economic research and analysis. The incumbent duties to this position are as follows:

  • Evaluates the fiscal impact of current and proposed legislation on state tax receipts
  • Develops, maintains, and applies econometric models to forecast future state tax revenue
  • Conducts research on tax policy issues

The pay band for this position ranges between $21.73/hour ($45,198/year) and $61.34/hour ($127,587/year) and will be determined based on education, experience, and technical capability.

This position will report to 4485 Northland Ridge Blvd., Columbus, OH 43229.

The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check. Section 2961 of the Ohio Revised Code prohibits individuals convicted of a felony including but not limited to fraud, deceit, or theft from holding a position that has substantial management or control over the property of a state agency. Additionally, section 5703.081 of the Ohio Revised Code requires The Department of Taxation employees to promptly file and pay tax returns. All final applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointments.

For more information, please contact HRStaffing@tax.state.oh.us.

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