February 15, 2008, Newsletter Issue #66: Tax Analyst

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A Tax Analyst is responsible for understanding the tax effects of company transactions upon the company's operations. They analyze the tax effects, put the findings into report form, and present the findings to management.

Other duties and responsibilities of a Tax Analyst include: Preparation and review of corporate tax returns, involved in tax planning issues, researching tax issues, assisting with FAS 109 analysis.

A Tax Analyst must have at least one year tax experience and a Bachelor's in accounting or finance. A CPA or CPA Candidate are also preferred.

A Tax Analyst must have good communication skills, be computer literate, have good analytical skills, be detailed oriented, and keep current with tax issues.

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