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You might hire a tax specialist to:

  • Assist in the development of business and investment strategies in service of an optimal tax return

  • Ensure federal and corporate tax preparation meets regulatory requirements 

  • Review operations and procedures to ensure compliance with local statutes and regulations
  • Suggest new policies and procedures designed to improve the efficiency of collecting and reporting tax planning information from relevant department heads 

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Required skills and qualifications  Preferred skills and qualifications  
Extensive knowledge of accounting methods, tax law, and audits Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills Proven track record as a tax specialist or analyst
Acute attention to detail Legal or accounting background
Strong written and oral communication skills CPA certification
Proficiency with relevant accounting software Experience managing extensive volumes of paperwork and accounting for a corporation or large organization
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