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.

Search Tax Specialist Jobs

1-15 of 378 Jobs
Solomon Page - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Tax Director (Fully Remote) Our client is an outsource accounting firm looking for a Tax Director.Ideal candidate is someone with Public Accounting experience....
Remote Work
2 days ago
Internal Revenue Service - Downers Grove, IL (18 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
international tax treaties); Experience with analysis of legal issues, legal precedents, and legislative and regulatory processes impacting Federal tax laws (including international tax treaties);...
2 days ago
Winnetka, IL (7 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance Master's Degree in Accounting or Tax a plus Minimum 2+ years' tax experience required Experience in both public accounting and industry experience...
2 days ago
PKF Mueller - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
PKF Mueller is a certified public accounting and business consulting firm located in the Chicago metropolitan area with offices in Elgin, Orland Park and Chicago....
1 day ago
Creative Financial Staffing - Vernon Hills, IL (13 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Responsibilities of the Tax Accountant: Working with motor fuel taxes, prepaid taxes, and sales taxes. Assisting with banking operations for proper documentation....
2 days ago
Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc. (SGA, Inc.) - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Monitor, track, and follow-up through to resolution, employment tax liens received by the tax group reporting up to the Director of Tax Solutions by maintaining a log of activity and notifying manager...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Deloitte - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Mobility Tax Manager Global EmployerServices Deloitte US | Deloitte Tax LLP Location: Various, United States Are you a leader and strategic thinkerwho is able to integrate strategic business knowledge...
2 days ago - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Looking to leverage your previous public accounting experience in a freelance capacity? Paro has the opportunity for you during tax season & beyond!...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Provision People - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Estate Planning (no investments), and preparing balance sheets....
Remote Work
2 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
areas in addition to Lead Tax: -State & Local Tax - helps clients navigate the ever-shifting state and local tax laws -International Tax - works with businesses around the world to build successful...
1 day ago
Chawla & Associates, Inc. - Naperville, IL (23 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Financial statement preparation Flexible hours throughout the year 5 years of recent experience with individual tax preparation Ability to work independently and as part of a team Proficient in Microsoft...
1 day ago
Berkadia - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
The Opportunity The Payroll Tax Specialist is responsible for supporting the Payroll department in administering day to day operations related to multi-state payroll tax compliance, customer service...
Remote Work
2 days ago
1-800Accountant - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
strategy Additional work as required (i.e estimates/tax preparation/notice resolution) Qualifications/Requirements: Relevant degree or combination of education and tax experience Enrolled Agent License...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Andersen - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
The Firm:At Andersen Tax LLC (Andersen), we offer a rewarding career path for exceptional, motivated, and entrepreneurial individuals....
2 days ago
VincentBenjamin - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
consulting/compliance experience in public accounting....
Remote Work
1 day ago

Demographic Data for Des Plaines, IL

Moving to Des Plaines, IL? Find some basic demographic data about Des Plaines, IL below.


Tax Specialist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Taxes in our life

The EU does not have a direct role in raising taxes or setting tax rates. The amount of tax you pay is decided by your government.
The EU's role is to support implementation of national...

Taxes and Decision Making
Build your accounting foundation with this course on U.S. federal income taxation. Youll learn about the taxation of both businesses and individuals. In addition to income tax laws, youll discover...

Rethinking International Tax Law
In recent years, the international tax planning strategies of multinationals have become a source of - often heated - debate. This course provides learners with the tools to become fully informed...

Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job titles

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.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Tax Specialist positions.

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 or Certification (4.5%)
  • 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%)

Tax Specialist Related Career Advice Articles

5 Potential Accountant Career Paths

When mapping out your accountant career path and assessing your accounting skills, there are many types of accounting jobs to consider. Learn more.

4 Accounting Jobs That Don’t Require a Degree

Want an accounting job but don't have the degree? Here are 4 accounting career titles to start exploring today.

5 Trending Accounting Careers and Specialties

Check out these five accounting career paths and decide whether you'd like to work as a tax accountant, auditor, budget analyst, forensic accountant, or cost accountant.