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Tax Accountant I in the United States

How much does a Tax Accountant I earn in the United States? The average Tax Accountant I salary in the United States is $55,547 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $49,970 and $62,258. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Assists in the maintenance and preparation of tax-related items to include tax records, tax returns, tax schedules, and related tax reports. Helps with the preparation of local, state and federal level returns to be submitted within specified tax deadlines. May require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or a manager. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

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  1. This Job:

    Tax Accountant I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

  2. Up a level:

    Tax Accountant II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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