Tax Specialist Jobs in Lake Forest, 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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Intuit - Fox Lake, IL (18 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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 - Wilmette, IL (13 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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
3 days ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale - Libertyville, IL (5 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance Master's Degree in Accounting or Tax a plus Minimum 1+ years' tax experience required Experience in both public accounting and industry experience...
2 days ago
Pactiv Corporation - Lincolnshire, IL (4 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
This position is for Pactiv Evergreen Inc. At Pactiv, the health and safety of our employees is a top priority. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with guidance from the...
3 days ago
Ascendo Resources - Northbrook, IL (8 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years of experience in Public Accounting with a focus in International Tax Experience with International Tax compliance including, but not limited to forms 5471, 5472, 8865...
3 days ago
Intuit - Streamwood, IL (21 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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 - Indian Creek, IL (4 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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
Evanston, IL (15 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Tax Associate Job Employer Name: SpiderID: 10061737 Location: Evanston, Illinois Date Posted: 1/11/2021 Wage: Negotiable Category: Accounting/Bookkeeping Job Code: CPWTaxAsso011121 Job...
1 day ago
Intuit - Round Lake Beach, IL (14 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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
3 days ago
Intuit - East Dundee, IL (23 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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 - Oak Park, IL (24 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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 - Maywood, IL (24 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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
Caterpillar Incorporated - Deerfield, IL (4 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Job Information Caterpillar, Inc. Tax Manager II in Deerfield, Illinois Career Area: Accounting Job Description: Location: Peoria, IL or Deerfield, IL Department: Global Tax Division: Corporate...
2 days ago
Intuit - Schaumburg, IL (17 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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
6 hours ago
Intuit - Prospect Heights, IL (9 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
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
3 days ago

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Salary for Tax Specialist Jobs in Lake Forest, IL

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

$45,494

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Tax Specialist positions.

Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Lake Forest, IL 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 Lake Forest, 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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