Tax Director Salary (United States)

A Tax Director earns an average salary of $141,153 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Tax Director Total Pay (?
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$103,037 - $199,914
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$103,037 - $199,914  
   
Bonus
$4,866 - $49,287  
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $35,000  
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$109,696 - $245,741  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 484
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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 by Experience Level for Tax Director

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Pay Difference By Location

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Houston
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Washington
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Dallas
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Chicago
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Philadelphia
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Los Angeles
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National Average
$162,000
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Detroit
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Experience Affects Tax Director Salaries

National Average
$162,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Tax Director Salaries

National Average
$162,000
Accounting
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Tax Compliance
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Gender

Female
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
40%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%
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