A Tax Preparer earns an average wage of C$14.32 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$34,938 - C$71,505
C$35K
C$44K
C$72K
MEDIAN: C$43,714
10%
50%
90%
C$11.12 - C$22.67
C$11
C$14
C$23
MEDIAN: C$13.91
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$71K
Salary C$34,938 - C$71,505
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,072
Profit Sharing C$500
Commission C$2,928
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$23,630 - C$52,439
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data C$0C$36
Hourly Rate C$11.12 - C$22.67
Overtime C$0.00 - C$36.70
Annual Data C$0C$52K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$3,072
Commission C$2,928
Profit Sharing C$500
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$23,630 - C$52,439
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

Job Description for Tax Preparer

A tax preparer assists an individual, a company, or organization in setting up and writing an accurate income tax return to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) each year. Preparers must make sure the entity for which the tax forms are being prepared pays the lowest taxes allowed by law; they must do this while ensuring that any deductions, exemptions, or claims adhere to current tax laws.

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Tax Preparer Tasks

  • Fill out, complete, and submit tax returns.
  • Apply deductions and credits according to regulations.
  • Examine receipts, paystubs, and other documentation to fill out financial forms.

Tax Preparer Pay By Employer

$0$36K

H&R Block
157 profiles
$22,134

$22,019

$20,338

$19,760

Tax Preparer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Preparer

Pay by Experience for a Tax Preparer has a positive trend. An entry-level Tax Preparer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$30,000 based on 45 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tax Preparer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$35,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Tax Preparer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$33,000 based on 14 salaries. A Tax Preparer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$40,000 based on 5 salaries.

Tax Preparer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Tax Preparer?

Tax Preparer in Winnipeg:
"Flexibility."
Pros: Use of their software to prepare my own return.
Cons: Stressful.

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Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Tax Preparer Salaries

Late-Career
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲5%

National Average
C$32,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 16%
dental benefits
Dental: 16%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 83%