A Tax Accountant Assistant earns an average salary of $52,564 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.

$32,870 - $64,418
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$53K
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MEDIAN: $52,564
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$10.21 - $24.47
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MEDIAN: $15.10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,870 - $64,418  
   
Bonus
$613 - $9,787  
Total Pay (?
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$29,552 - $63,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $24.47  
   
Overtime
$33.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$613 - $9,787  
   
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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$29,552 - $63,678  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

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

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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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Key Stats for Tax Accountant Assistant

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %
048
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$49,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Tax Accountant Assistant Salaries

Tax Compliance
up arrow 22%


National Average
$49,000

Gender

Female
70 %
Male
30 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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