A Tax Accountant with Tax Preparation skills earns an average salary of C$50,000 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

C$36,351 - C$81,611
C$36K
C$50K
C$82K
MEDIAN: C$49,984
10%
50%
90%
C$16.79 - C$25.98
C$25
MEDIAN: C$24.72
50%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$36,351 - C$81,611
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,017
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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C$35,582 - C$82,434
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 68
Hourly Data C$0C$32
Hourly Rate C$24.72
Overtime C$22.49
Annual Data C$0C$82K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,017
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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C$35,582 - C$82,434
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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

Key Stats for Tax Accountant

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Tax Accountant Salaries

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
C$51,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
62%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 18%