A Tax Accountant Assistant earns an average salary of $51,233 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Tax Compliance is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$32,248 - $64,189
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$32K
$51K
$64K
MEDIAN: $51,233
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$11.00 - $23.75
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,248 - $64,189  
   
Bonus
$608 - $9,863  
Total Pay (?
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$29,574 - $63,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 42
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.00 - $23.75  
   
Overtime
$24.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$608 - $9,863  
   
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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$29,574 - $63,227  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant Assistant

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Late-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$46,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 28%


National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
72 %
Male
28 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 49%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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