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Tax Associate in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

Tax Associate


  • Analyze revenue data for U.S. sales and use tax returns, Canadian GST/HST, and provincial sales tax returns.
  • File timely returns and make timely payments in all jurisdictions and obtain all available vendor discounts.
  • Complete registrations in new states when applicable.
  • Communicate with both suppliers and customers regarding transaction tax questions/issues.
  • Respond to notices when necessary.
  • Work with IT team to improve tax data maintenance.
  • Assist with transaction tax audits.
  • Respond to tax related tickets on internal system.
  • Assist in compliance with other tax-related filings, e.g., recycling fees, annual reporting, etc.
  • Manage tax calendar, including sales tax holidays, filing deadlines, etc.
  • Develop as an internal resource on tax matters, including research, making taxability decisions, communicating issues and resolutions, and providing supporting documentation.
  • Stay current on sales, use, and excise tax statutory, administrative compliance.


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance, Tax or Business from an accredited institution
  • 1+ year of experience in the field
  • Previous experience at a multi-state retail company preferred but not required
  • Experience in sales and use tax preferred but not required.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with financial systems, and other software including, Word, PowerPoint, and other applications.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and responsibilities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong research and analysis skills.
  • Staff accountant with an interest in taxes