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The average salary for a Senior Tax Specialist is $71,558.
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$39k - $108k
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$22k - $102k

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Job Description for Senior Tax Specialist

Senior Tax Specialist Tasks
  • Balance, analyze, prepare, and/or process asset sales, disposals, general ledger accounts, tax returns, and invoices.
  • Identify tax issues that arise in the compliance process.
  • Prepare federal, state and local income tax filings with quarterly estimates, extensions and tax returns.
  • Compile information including sales tax reports, use tax accruals, inventory, accounts payable and fixed asset reports.
  • Analyze and code fixed invoices, repair invoices, and apply account classification.

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Popular Skills for Senior Tax Specialist

Skills in Tax Preparation, Tax Consulting and Process Improvement are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Payroll Tax Compliance and Tax Compliance.

Pay by Experience Level for Senior Tax Specialist

An early career Senior Tax Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $66,800 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Senior Tax Specialist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,294 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Senior Tax Specialist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,309 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,595.
Employees with Senior Tax Specialist in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 47.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (18.8% more) and Chicago, Illinois (18.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (17.0% less) and Dallas, Texas (11.3% less).

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