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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Intuit - Champaign, IL
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...
2 days ago
Intuit - Taylorville, IL
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
2 days ago
Intuit - Chicago, IL
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
2 days ago
Intuit - Danville, IL
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
2 days ago
Intuit - Buffalo, IL
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...
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7 hours ago
Intuit - Sherman, IL
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...
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7 hours ago
Bannockburn, IL
W: VALiNTRY.com Please keep in mind that we can only work with CPA candidates with recent public accounting experience within the past 3 years....
8 hours ago
Rockford, IL
As a result, recent public accounting experience is required. About this opportunity: We have a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced Tax Manager to join our team....
8 hours ago
Peterson Sullivan - Chicago, IL
Job Summary BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true...
21 hours ago
Baker Tilly Us, Llp - Chicago, IL
Overview Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now...
5 hours ago
Intuit - Carbondale, IL
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
2 days ago
Intuit - Decatur, IL
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
2 days ago
Intuit - Jacksonville, IL
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Intuit - Centralia, IL
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
2 days ago
Intuit - Peoria, IL
Credentialed Virtual Tax Professional - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Attorney Overview If you are a highly motivated individual with an active unrestricted credential (CPA/EA/Practicing Attorney) and excellent...
1 day ago

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.1%)
  • Master's Degree (30.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (6.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.6%)
  • 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 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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