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Top Tax Executive in the United States

How much does a Top Tax Executive earn in the United States? The average Top Tax Executive salary in the United States is $234,933 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $202,100 and $279,906. 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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Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's tax policies and objectives. Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local tax regulations while working to minimize tax liability and maximize after tax profits. Requires a bachelor's degree. Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Typically reports to top management. Manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head.

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