The average pay for a Tax Specialist is $50,996 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$31,888 - $84,387
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$84K
MEDIAN: $50,995
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$10.32 - $26.22
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$31,888 - $84,387  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,595  
Profit Sharing
$2,048  
Commission
$550  
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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$26,769 - $77,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 135
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $26.22  
   
Overtime
$17.62 - $40.19  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,595  
   
Commission
$550  
Profit Sharing
$2,048  
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).
)
$26,769 - $77,055  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
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Job Description for Tax Specialist

Tax specialists work with individuals, small businesses, and large companies on tax-related issues. They are responsible for researching and understanding the implications of relevant tax laws, as well as meeting clients to gather information and explain their options. These specialist also meet with Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and customs officials on behalf of the client, and they complete different tax forms and audit their clients' tax records. One of the tax specialist's primary duties is tax planning, advising clients on how to reduce the amount they must pay; they also work on tax compliance, preparing and submitting tax return forms.

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Experience Affects Tax Specialist Salaries




National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Tax Specialist Salaries


National Average
$43,000

Payroll Tax Compliance
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Sales Tax Reports
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 51%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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