A Tax Director earns an average salary of $140,954 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$99,682 - $196,906
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$99,682 - $196,906  
   
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$4,906 - $46,049  
Profit Sharing
$2,963 - $19,956  
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$106,886 - $232,819  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 418
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Job Description for Tax Director
A business tax director is responsible for creating, planning, and implementing a cohesive tax strategy for their business. Their primary responsibility is the preparation and completion of tax reports, which includes ensuring that company tax documents and returns are complete, organized, and accurate. If any tax issues arise within the company, the tax director must resolve them. Business tax directors must be responsible for understanding relevant domestic tax laws; depending on the company, tax directors may also need to understand tax laws in other countries (especially if the company has dealings or holdings overseas).
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Tax Director Tasks
  • Direct strategy to increase use of credits, incentives and other tax-related accounting items.
  • Review and evaluate all accounting procedures for compliance and accuracy.
  • Oversee quarterly and annual regulatory and tax preparation, submission and disclosures.
  • Interview, train, and oversee tax staff.
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Pay Difference By Location
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San Jose
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New York
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Charlotte
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Dallas
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Minneapolis
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National Average
$163,000
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Experience Affects Tax Director Salaries

National Average
$163,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Tax Director Salaries

Accounting
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National Average
$163,000
Tax Compliance
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Tax Preparation
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Gender
Female
40%
female alumni
 
Male
60%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
38%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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