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IRS Interview Questions

Updated Aug 14, 2017
189 Interview Reviews

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    Contact Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Dallas, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Dallas, TX).

    Interview

    Was selected without an interview and was contacted with an offer letter in about 2 to 3 months with a start date. There was not an interview was selected by being one the best candidates for the position.

    Interview Questions


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    Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (New York, NY) in January 2013.

    Interview

    5 people pannel, each person asked a different question . it was a bilingual position therefore they had people ask me questions in Spanish. I felt comfortable with the panel. they were very easy going

    Interview Questions

    • Do you have experience with taxes   1 Answer
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    Data Entry Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Kansas City, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Kansas City, MO) in January 2017.

    Interview

    There was no interview in person. All of the interviewing was done prior to the first day of face to face. It was more like fingerprints and get your identification badge. Apply and you got the job. But you have to listen to an orientation that takes several hours.

    Interview Questions

    • What hours do you want to work   1 Answer

  4.  

    Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Austin, TX) in December 2014.

    Interview

    I received an email to do initial fingerprinting. I received a second email which confirmed position and key access to enter building. I did not start working until the beginning of the following year.

    Interview Questions

    • Did you still want the job you initially applied for?
      Did you want a morning or evening shift?   Answer Question

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Houston, TX) in March 2017.

    Interview

    I applied on USAJobs and after 3 weeks they called me to set up in an in-person interview. The interview took place at their office and lasted about an hour.

    Interview Questions

    • What are five words you would use to describe yourself?   Answer Question

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    Contact Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Memphis, TN) in October 2016.

    Interview

    very basic no real interview process you basically fill it out on line do a few test and then they call you back when you have passed do a long background check on you and then they will give you a call back when they are ready for you

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    Appeals Officer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Chicago, IL) in January 2013.

    Interview

    You have to fill out online application. The score them electronically then the top candidates get an interview. Very lengthy process but afte the interview I received an offer within a week.

    Interview Questions

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    Tax Examining Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Memphis, TN
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Memphis, TN) in March 2014.

    Interview

    Everything was done by the computer. Everything is done online and the question have to be taken to best of your ability to the job that you are applying for and position that you want depends on the answer you give through the questionnaire

    Interview Questions


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    IRS Contact Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Covington, KY
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at IRS (Covington, KY) in October 2013.

    Interview

    In my interview there were 3 people asking questions and then we had to do simulated phone calls and try to figure out how to handle them ~ confusing to say the least.

    Interview Questions

    • I'm sorry but I cannot remember any one question I was asked in the interview but I do remember the simulated phone call I was expected to handle and it was confusing to say the least.   1 Answer

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    File Clerk Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at IRS.

    Interview

    3 month-4 month window from application submission to selection and placement. No interview given. Submit application through USAJobs, wait 4 months, receive an email regarding selection, attend the orientation, if selected. Receive unit placement at the orientation. Yay you got a job!


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