Tax Specialist Jobs in Illinois

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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TalentBridge - Glenview, IL
Provides internal and external customer service through timely research and preparation of requested/necessary amended payroll tax returns and ensure the accuracy of our customers federal, state...
2 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL
areas: financial statement analysis, valuations, quantitative analysis, industry analysis, and statistical sampling and econometrics * Strong analytical skills * Strong written and verbal communication...
2 days ago
Department Of The Treasury - Matteson, IL
WHAT DOES A TAX SPECIALIST DO? IRS Tax Specialists interact with customers of various IRS Divisions to resolve both general and technical issues....
1 day ago
Walgreens - Deerfield, IL
5 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company....
1 day ago
RSM - Chicago, IL
accounting experience (PREFERRED) Sales experience (PREFERED) LEADERSHIP SKILLS Work with large, cross-functional teams of varying levels (REQUIRED) You want your next step to be the right one....
2 days ago
Department Of The Treasury - Schiller Park, IL
Specialist Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Refer to Other Information Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying Must be a U.S....
17 hours ago
CPS, Inc. - Chicago, IL
accounting firm 2 busy seasons minimum CPA or in the process TAX SENIOR PUBLIC ACCOUNTING CHICAGO, IL...
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GPAC - Chicago Heights, IL
My client is an award-winning public accounting firm providing an integrated suite of federal, state, local and international tax services to clients in a variety of industries....
19 hours ago
Crowe Horwath - Chicago, IL
More about Crowe: Crowe ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States....
20 hours ago
Caterpillar - Deerfield, IL
accounting firm and/or large multinational manufacturing corporation Desired Qualifications: Strong U.S. international tax compliance experience Experience with tax processes/systems/software (CorpTax...
22 hours ago
Ernst & Young - Chicago, IL
Tax Advisor - National Tax (Fiduciary Trust Tax Services) (Senior Analyst)(Multiple Positions) ), Ernst & Young U.S. LLP, Chicago, IL. Support the Fiduciary/Trust Tax Services practice with the...
17 hours ago
Jobot - Lincolnshire, IL
accounting firm or family office Manage and review of sophisticated individual returns and related planning Experience with Estate, Gift and Fiduciary tax returns and related planning Provide solutions...
10 hours ago
Intuit - Marion, IL
If you''re a tax professional, we need you to help our customers complete thier taxes using TurboTax....
3 days ago
H&R Block - Quincy, IL
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field CPA or Enrolled Agent certification Experience completing complex returns (individual, trust, partnership) 5+ years of experience in accounting, finance...
3 days ago
Deloitte - Chicago, IL
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Salary for Tax Specialist Jobs in Illinois

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Tax Specialist positions.

Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.3%)
  • Master's Degree (31.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.7%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • 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 Illinois
  • 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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