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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Accounting Principals - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Tax Preparer Do you have at least one year of tax preparation experience with invidivual and corporate returns (1040, 1120, 1065)? Do you have an excellent attention to detail and organizational...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Intuit - Daly City, 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
1 day ago
Jobot - Mountain View, CA (5 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Salary: $75,000 - $110,000 per year A bit about us: Based in beautiful Missouri, we are an Award Winning Top Tier Public Accounting Firm that offers an accelerated career track and life balance!...
1 day ago
PwC - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
A career within Corporate Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet their tax obligations while managing the impact tax has on their business. You'll advise...
1 day ago
Intuit - Union City, 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 - San Mateo, 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
1 day ago
Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting....
1 day ago
Clifton Larson Allen - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
You love public accounting. Audit and/or Tax is your true passion, although certainly NOT your only thing. You're pretty darn good at audit and/or tax!...
1 day ago
Intuit - Pacifica, CA (21 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Job Requirements: What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience...
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15 hours ago
PwC - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
A career in our Merger and Acquisition Tax practice, within Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients meet and manage their tax obligations across unique but ever...
1 day ago
Intuit - Mount Eden, CA (16 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Job Requirements: What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Deloitte - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting....
1 day ago
Ledgent Finance & Accounting - Mount Eden, CA (16 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Tax Preparer (2021 Season) Enrolled Agent Status highly desired 2 years tax seasons required Must have strong Individual returns with all schedules Larcerte a strong Plus Need to be very detailed and...
2 days ago
Intuit - Millbrae, CA (17 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Job Requirements: What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Intuit - Hillsborough, CA (14 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Job Requirements: What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience...
Remote Work
2 days ago

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Salary for Tax Specialist Jobs in Palo Alto, CA

This is the average annual salary for Tax Specialist jobs in Palo Alto, CA as reported by the BLS.

$106,491

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Palo Alto, CA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.2%)
  • Master's Degree (31.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.7%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.5%)
  • 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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