Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Tax Associate is $61,428
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Tax Associates?
An entry-level Tax Associate with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,816 based on 36 salaries. An early career Tax Associate with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,568 based on 61 salaries.
What Do Tax Associates Do?
A tax associate ensures their company is reporting their finances and submitting tax paperwork in compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Tax associates generally do not work independently, but instead are hired on as part of a team. The tax associate reviews their company's financial records to verify that the company is in compliance with laws (such as Internal Revenue Service requirements). They also must ensure the company is paying proper taxes for payroll, income, investments, and …Read more
- Ensure compliance to timelines, information requests and legal requirements.
- Research and explain tax information, needs and paperwork, offering advice.
- Use software to enter data and file taxes for clients.
- Collect, validate and return tax documents.