The average salary for a Tax Accountant in Portland, Oregon is $52,806.
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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 im…Read more
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Popular Skills for Tax Accountant
Skills in Tax Preparation, Tax Consulting and Intuit QuickBooks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Tax Compliance.
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Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 20.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (15.3% more) and Los Angeles, California (13.6% more).
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