The average hourly pay for a Tax Preparer with Tax Preparation skills at Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Inc is $11.18.
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Job Description for Tax Preparer
A tax preparer assists an individual, a company, or organization in setting up and writing an accurate income tax return to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) each year. Preparers must make sure the entity for which the tax forms are being prepared pays the lowest taxes allowed by law; they must do this while ensuring that any deductions, exemptions, or claims adhere to current tax laws. This job is often seasonal in the U.S., with preparers normally working during the winter months from Decemb…Read more
Tax Preparer Tasks
- Fill out, complete, and submit tax returns.
- Apply deductions and credits according to regulations.
- Examine receipts, paystubs, and other documentation to fill out financial forms.
Popular Employer Salaries for Tax Preparer
The top respondents for the job title Tax Preparer are from the companies H&R Block, Liberty Tax Services, Inc. and Liberty Group LLC. Reported salaries are highest at H&R Block where the average pay is $11.02. Liberty Tax Services, Inc. pays the lowest at around $9.88.
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Popular Skills for Tax Preparer
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Tax Compliance and Tax Consulting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Accounting, Bookkeeping and Customer Service.