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Tax Accountant Assistant Salary

The average salary for a Tax Accountant Assistant is $46,608 per year. A skill in Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$30,454 - $62,848
(Median)
$30K
$47K
$63K
MEDIAN: $46,608
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$9.96 - $25.74
(Median)
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$19
$26
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$30,454 - $62,848  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,127 - $61,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.96 - $25.74  
   
Overtime
$13.53 - $39.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,127 - $61,176  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Job Description for Tax Accountant Assistant

An assistant tax accountant generally assists a tax accountant in fulfilling duties related to preparing taxes. The job may involve working at a tax accounting firm or simply for a company which needs an in-house tax accountant department. One of the main duties involves filling out tax returns, both federal and state, and often with foreign countries. The assistant will also help the accountant carry out tax analyses to discover errors and/or inefficiencies.

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Tax Accountant Assistant Tasks

  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Analyze tax regulations and recommend policies that minimize tax burden.
  • Prepare tax returns and reports, maintain records, analyze and research complex tax issues.
  • Provides support during audits.

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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
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National Average
$43,000

Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 36%

National Average
$43,000

Tax Preparation
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 57%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 33%
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