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What does a Tax Agent do?

A Tax Agent deals with accounting work relating to taxation issues. You might work with individual clients or with businesses or organisations. Tax Agents might provide advice on taxation or help clients prepare their tax returns. You might suggest ways to minimise the amount of tax paid or help clients with a plan to pay off a tax debt.

Tax Agents should have a strong understanding of taxation issues. You should be able to communicate well with clients and understand their individual circumstances. Tax Agents should have strong attention to detail and be able to use analytical and problem solving skills. You’ll need to be organised and have excellent time management.

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How much does a Tax Agent earn?

In Australia, a full time Tax Agent generally earns $1,700 per week ($88,400 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Tax Agent?

The number of people working as a Tax Agent has increased in recent years. There are currently 11,000 people working as a Tax Agent in Australia compared to 8,600 five years ago. Tax Agents may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Tax Agent?

If a career as a Tax Agent interests you, consider enrolling in an Advanced Diploma of Accounting. This course allows you to specialise in either tax or commercial accounting. You’ll learn to prepare financial reports, audit financial records and use financial statistics and tools.

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Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.