A Tax Accountant with Tax Consulting skills earns an average salary of AU$57,466 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$43,404 - AU$81,714
AU$43K
AU$57K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$57,253
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50%
90%
AU$19.87 - AU$39.95
AU$20
AU$31
AU$40
MEDIAN: AU$30.69
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$43,404 - AU$81,714
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,195
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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AU$43,010 - AU$83,086
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 172
Hourly Data AU$0AU$39
Hourly Rate AU$19.87 - AU$39.95
Overtime AU$22.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$5,195
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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AU$43,010 - AU$83,086
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Tax Accountant

Tax accountants specialize in preparing and submitting tax documents for clients, which can include private individuals and private and public companies; these companies may include non-profits and government agencies, as well. Tax accountants often devise tax strategies to defer or eliminate tax payments, coordinate audits with various taxation authorities, and advise corporate management of taxation strategies. As such, they must understand and interpret tax law and occasionally explain its implications to clients.

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Tax Accountant 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.

Tax Accountant Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$59,171

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

▲28%

▲9%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 1%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 99%