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Tax Preparers

Overview

Tax preparers prepare income tax returns for individuals and small businesses for a fee, for either quarterly or yearly filings. They help to establish and maintain business records to expedite tax preparations and may advise clients on how to save money on their tax payments. There are approximately 72,060 tax preparers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Conventional

Helpful

Technical

Career Ladder
Certified Public Accountant or Tax Consultant

Experienced Tax Preparer

Entry-Level Tax Preparer

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