JOE - June 2012

State of Iowa
Tax Research and Program Analysis
Iowa Department of Revenue
Fiscal and Policy Analyst Sr
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Fiscal and Policy Analyst Sr
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Des Moines, IA, USA
JEL Classifications:
C6 -- Mathematical Methods and Programming
H2 -- Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
H3 -- Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents
H7 -- State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations
Keywords: taxation, state finance, tax simulation modeling, revenue forecasting
Deadline Information: Open until filled
Salary Range: $60,091 - $92,414

JOE ID Number: 201206_397152

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The Iowa Department of Revenue Tax Research and Program Analysis Section seeks a full-time Fiscal and Policy Analyst Sr. The Tax Research Section advises the Governor and Legislature about the impact of proposed tax law changes and completes evaluations of existing tax law. Preferred candidates will have completed PhD in economics or public policy. Successful applicants will be responsible for quarterly revenue forecasts, including maintaining and enhancing models to forecast State receipts and refunds and preparing estimates of the impacts of recent federal and state legislative changes. The analyst will maintain and enhance the individual income tax micro model which forecasts federal and state tax liability for the population of Iowa taxpayers. The model is used to produce fiscal estimates of proposed State individual income tax law changes for the Legislature. Working with other staff, the analyst will author evaluation studies of State tax credits including an economic analysis of the credit's impact on behavior.
Application Instructions:

Applications must be submitted through the State of Iowa's online system. Interested candidates should also send a cover letter, a curriculum vita/resume, at least one research paper, and the names and email addressses of three references. CONTACT: Amy Harris (515)281-0196, To apply

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FAX for Applications: 515.242.6156

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