The average salary for a Tax Accountant with Intuit QuickBooks skills is $53,570.
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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 Compliance, Microsoft Excel, Tax Consulting and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Tax Accountant
An entry-level Tax Accountant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,516 based on 30 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,648 based on 320 salaries. A mid-career Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $59,861 based on 121 salaries. An experienced Tax Accountant with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,847 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,945.
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Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 17.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (10.4% more) and Houston, Texas (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (4.8% less).
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