The average salary for a Tax Accountant in Washington, District of Columbia is $57,767.
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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 Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Tax Compliance and Tax Preparation.
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 $56,088 based on 7 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,995 based on 8 salaries.
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Employees with Tax Accountant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 9.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (5.4% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in St. Louis, Missouri (4.7% less), Atlanta, Georgia (1.1% less) and Houston, Texas (0.3% less).
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