Tax Specialist Jobs in Palo Alto, CA

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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Intuit - Brookdale, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
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15 hours ago
Intuit - Loma Mar, CA (14 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
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15 hours ago
Intuit - San Carlos, CA (7 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
Direct Apply

15 hours ago
Intuit - Cupertino, CA (10 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
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15 hours ago
Intuit - Sunol, CA (17 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
Direct Apply

15 hours ago
Intuit - Pacifica, CA (21 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
Direct Apply

15 hours ago
Ernst & Young - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
statements Researching tax code and writing memos for clients Improving the tax effectiveness of supply chain structures Developing and utilizing a diverse network of colleagues across the business...
13 hours ago
SYNNEX Corporation - Fremont, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
accounting experience a plus Solid tax accounting technical skills, analytical thinker, detail orientated Ability to collaborate as part of a team Effective written and verbal communication skills...
1 day ago
Intuit - Atherton, CA (2 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
Direct Apply

1 day ago
Intuit - San Ramon, CA (24 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
Direct Apply

15 hours ago
Visa - San Mateo, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
The Visa Global Tax team comprises a diverse group of over 30 highly-skilled professionals located in Foster City, Miami, London, Dubai, Toronto, Singapore, and enjoys substantial visibility and...
7 hours ago
Ernst & Young - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
statements Researching tax code and writing memos for clients Improving the tax effectiveness of supply chain structures Developing and utilizing a diverse network of colleagues across the business...
5 hours ago
Intuit - Fremont, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Intuit - Oakland, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Credentialed Tax Professional - CPA Enrolled Agent or Attorney - Seasonal Remote Overview If you are a highly motivated individual with an active unrestricted credential (CPA/EA/Practicing Attorney)...
Remote Work
1 day ago
Boyd Corporation - Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
The Global Tax Director, will be based at Boyd Corporation's headquarters in Pleasanton, California. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The Global Tax Director, will report to the Vice President, Corporate...
1 day ago

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Palo Alto, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.1%)
  • Master's Degree (30.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (6.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.4%)
  • 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 Palo Alto, CA
  • 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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