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Taxation experts

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£26,520 pile of coins

Age 35

£53,560 pile of coins

Age 50

£63,440 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £35,880

What does this career do?

Taxation experts advise on tax matters and assess tax liabilities.

Typical tasks

  • examines accounts of industrial, commercial and other establishments to determine their tax liability and makes adjustments to claims where necessary
  • considers particular problems concerning all forms of personal and company taxation
  • stays abreast of all changes in tax law and precedent
  • discusses disputed cases with accountants and other specialists
  • represents Government, client or employer in contested claims before tax officials or an independent tribunal.

Current entry requirements

Entry is possible with GCSEs/S grades or a BTEC/ SQA award, although many entrants possess a degree or equivalent qualification. A professional qualification is required in either accountancy or taxation. Training is undertaken on-the-job and usually takes approximately four years to complete.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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