$43,850
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How much does a Tax Preparer make in Madison, WI?

In Madison, a Tax Preparer earns around $15.00 per hour on average. This is 18% above the national average for a Tax Preparer which is $12.33 per hour.
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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.

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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.

About Madison, Wisconsin

Dane County, Wisconsin
248,956
Male:
122,596 (49.2%)
Female:
126,360 (50.8%)
Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2015, Madison's estimated population of 248,951 made it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 84th largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Dane County and neighboring Iowa, Green, and Columbia counties. The Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area's 2010 population was 568,593. Madison is one of only 5 platinum level bike cities in the US. Madison's origins begin in 1829, when former federal judge James Duane Doty purchased over a thousand acres (4 km²) of swamp and forest land on the isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona, with the intention of building a city in the Four Lakes region. When the Wisconsin Territory was created in 1836 the territorial legislature convened in Belmont, Wisconsin....
Madison:
$57,690
Wisconsin:
$55,638
$981
Madison:
$222,800
Wisconsin:
$168,300
3.5%

Tax Preparer Job Listings

Key Stats for Tax Preparer

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
40%
10-19 years
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 33%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 67%