Tax Director Salary

The average salary for a Tax Director is $148,364 per year. A skill in Mergers and Acquisitions is associated with high pay for this job. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$106,042 - $198,320
$110K
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MEDIAN: $149,273
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$18.18 - $60.36
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MEDIAN: $41.77
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$0$235K
Salary $106,042 - $198,320
Bonus $5,091 - $44,734
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,283
Commission $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$114,954 - $235,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 420
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $41.77
Overtime $0.00
Annual Data $0$235K
Bonus $5,091 - $44,734
Commission $1,500
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,283
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$114,954 - $235,045
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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Job Description for Tax Director

A business tax director is responsible for creating, planning, and implementing a cohesive tax strategy for their business. Their primary responsibility is the preparation and completion of tax reports, which includes ensuring that company tax documents and returns are complete, organized, and accurate. If any tax issues arise within the company, the tax director must resolve them. Business tax directors must be responsible for understanding relevant domestic tax laws; depending on the company, tax directors may also need to understand tax laws in other countries (especially if the company has dealings or holdings overseas).

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Tax Director Tasks

  • Oversee quarterly and annual regulatory and tax preparation, submission and disclosures.
  • Interview, train, and oversee tax staff.
  • Direct strategy to increase use of credits, incentives and other tax-related accounting items.
  • Review and evaluate all accounting procedures for compliance and accuracy.

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Popular Skills for Tax Director

Pay by Experience Level for Tax Director

Pay by Experience for a Tax Director has a positive trend. An entry-level Tax Director with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $125,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Tax Director with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $154,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Tax Director which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $163,000 based on 246 salaries. A Tax Director with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $174,000 based on 169 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $166,730

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Q: What is it like working as a Tax Director?

Tax Director in St. Louis:
"BONUS STRUCTURE."
GET DEFINED COMPENSATION AND BONUS STRUCTURE AGREEMENT IN WRITING.

Tax Director in Boston:
"Go to Government to Gain Experience ONLY."
Get all the education you need while working for the government because you can count on a 40 hr week. Once you have that MBA, CPA or law degree. Get out of government. With the National political games of both parties you will never make what your worth working with the government even though many politicials will consider you overpaid.

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Key Stats for Tax Director

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
45%
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Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Tax Director Salaries

▲4%

National Average
$167,000

▼2%

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Skills That Affect Tax Director Salaries

Mergers and Acquisitions
▲20%


National Average
$167,000



▼7%

Strategic Planning
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
45%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 73%
no benefits
None: 7%
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