Tax Specialist Jobs in Waukegan, 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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Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd. - Deerfield, IL (13 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Perform (under supervision of the International Tax principals) buy-side and sell-side tax due diligence with focus on international tax issues....
20 hours ago
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd. - Deerfield, IL (13 miles from Waukegan, IL)
return preparation and review, tax research, preparation of technical memorandums, drafting client correspondence, and counseling client in defending against state audits....
20 hours ago
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd. - Deerfield, IL (13 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Stay up to date on Firm policies, procedures and the AICPA and state CPA society's rules, regulations, and code of ethics PERFORMANCE: Assist with personal income tax, estate and gift tax, as well as...
20 hours ago
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd. - Deerfield, IL (13 miles from Waukegan, IL)
. - Deerfield, IL Position Type : Full Time Education Level : 4 Year Degree Salary Range : Undisclosed Job Category : Accounting Tax Senior Miller Cooper’s WHY - “We care about helping people win!”...
20 hours ago
Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd. - Deerfield, IL (13 miles from Waukegan, IL)
and accounting engagements including review of tax returns, and tax research....
20 hours ago
GPAC - Kenosha, WI (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
research, tax projections, tax planning Accounting for closely-held businesses Communicate with clients over video calls, phone calls, and email Qualifications: Recent experience in a public accounting...
Remote Work
1 day ago
Tate & Lyle - Hoffman Estates, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
tax renditions Pay all property tax bills Prepare tax account reconciliations Approve the creation of new customers and vendors for input into our SAP ERP System Work with the Tax Analyst to renew...
4 days ago
Tate & Lyle - Hoffman Estates, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Ensure that all direct tax payments are made timely and accurately. Ensure that tax account reconciliations are timely and accurately prepared....
4 days ago
Baxter - Zion, IL (6 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Conduct state income tax research and analysis on complex projects as assigned to assess the effect of the state income tax law on company operations and recommend appropriate course of action....
4 days ago
Great Northern Corp - Des Plaines, IL (21 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Ensures the integrity of general ledger including monthly balance sheet reconciliations. Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of journal entries during month end close....
5 days ago
Smiths Group - Morton Grove, IL (22 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Prefer Masters in Taxation or equivalent 5+ years corporate tax experience in public or private industry Background in corporate tax, strong knowledge of OneSource, Corptax or equivalent software technology...
6 days ago
Intuit - Waukegan, IL
**Job Requirements:** **What you'll bring** * Minimum 3 season of paid Tax Preparation experience, with a minimum of 30 tax returns per tax year required. * Prior tax preparation experience in a tax...
9 days ago
Skokie, IL (23 miles from Waukegan, IL)
tax provision under ASC740 Assist with maintaining tax fixed assets Assist with US sales and use tax reporting Preferred Qualifications for the Tax Analyst II: 0-4 years of experience in accounting...
9 days ago
Intuit - Antioch, IL (13 miles from Waukegan, IL)
**Job Requirements:** **What you'll bring** * Minimum 3 season of paid Tax Preparation experience, with a minimum of 30 tax returns per tax year required. * Prior tax preparation experience in a tax...
13 days ago
Beech Valley Solutions - Kenosha, WI (18 miles from Waukegan, IL)
Recommended Skills Financial Analysis General Ledger Standard Accounting Practices Income Tax Tax Planning Tax Compliance Software...
Remote Work
14 days ago

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Salary for Tax Specialist Jobs in Waukegan, IL

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

$45,494

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Waukegan, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.2%)
  • Master's Degree (31.1%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.8%)
  • 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 Waukegan, 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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