Tax Specialist Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

Guide individuals and companies through tax-related issues. Tax specialists complete clients’ tax forms and audit their records in order to minimize liabilities and/or maximize returns. They have an in-depth understanding of federal, state, and local tax laws, and use this knowledge to ensure that customers maintain compliance and all necessary files in case of a dispute.

Tax specialists are highly organized and rely on their close attention to detail in order to track which records each client needs to submit. They must also monitor and meet all deadlines to avoid incurring late fees.

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McDonalds - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
tax, state tax, tax accounting, controversy, transfer pricing and planning teams Supports information requirements for the international tax and state tax compliance teams and the tax accounting team...
2 days ago
Ed Napleton Automotive Group - Oakbrook Terrace, IL (12 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
accounting and/or a corporate tax department required....
1 day ago
GPAC - Elgin, IL (17 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
accounting experience Public accounting experience in IL Tax Senior Compensation: Benefits- Simple IRA, Cellphone Stipend, Vacation, Holiday....
1 day ago
BDO - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
We have an important story to tell, one that is unique to BDO and one that we believe is the most compelling in the public accounting and professional services arena....
20 hours ago
Microsoft Corporation - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
There are seven major functions within the Tax Department. 1) Tax and Trade Policy; 2) International Tax and Transfer Pricing; 3) Tax Reporting 4) Tax Planning and Tax Controversies; 5) Indirect Tax...
9 hours ago
Camping World - Lincolnshire, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Knowledge of accounting, finance, budgeting and audit principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), ASC 740 (including uncertain tax positions) and internal control systems....
1 day ago
GPAC - Naperville, IL (23 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
accounting experience Public accounting experience in IL Tax Senior Compensation: Benefits- Simple IRA, Cellphone Stipend, Vacation, Holiday....
1 day ago
Anthem, Inc. - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Description: Description SHIFT: Day Job SCHEDULE: Full-time Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to...
20 hours ago
Walgreens - Deerfield, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
/GED and at least 4 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company....
1 day ago
Microsoft Corporation - Downers Grove, IL (18 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
There are seven major functions within the Tax Department. 1) Tax and Trade Policy; 2) International Tax and Transfer Pricing; 3) Tax Reporting 4) Tax Planning and Tax Controversies; 5) Indirect Tax...
9 hours ago
Deloitte - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Information Deloitte Full Time Tax Consultant (Tax Management Consulting) (Summer/Fall 2022, Winter 2023) in Chicago, Illinois In an increasingly demanding global environment, managing tax...
2 days ago
Reyes Holdings - Rosemont, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
tax returns Assist with federal, state and local tax audits including performing tax research, summarizing data and drafting audit responses Assist in responding to state and federal notices Support...
2 days ago
Deloitte - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Are you a strategic and creative tax professional who would like to work on international tax regimes contributing to global tax transparency?...
2 days ago
MasterBrand Cabinets Inc. - Deerfield, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Update quarterly and prepare related journal entries and supporting documentation....
17 hours ago
CohnReznick LLP - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Emphasis on daily SALT tax technical reading to help derive planning ideas to be marketed to clients & prospects Required Skills: 5 to 8 years of public accounting experience (at least 5 years in SALT...
3 days ago

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Salary for Tax Specialist Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

This is the average annual salary for Tax Specialist jobs in Des Plaines, IL as reported by the BLS.

$45,494

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.3%)
  • Master's Degree (31.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (4.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some College (0.9%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Tax Specialists in Des Plaines, IL
  • Less than 1 year (36.8%)
  • None (31.6%)
  • 1-2 years (15.8%)
  • 2-4 years (10.5%)
  • 4-6 years (5.3%)

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