The average salary for a Tax Accountant with Accounting skills is $54,208.
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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 and Tax Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Intuit QuickBooks.
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 $50,050 based on 5 salaries. An early career Tax Accountant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $53,076 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Tax Accountant with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,500 based on 13 salaries.
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