Tax Clerk

Compute state or federal taxes on sales transactions.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$22,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tax Clerks do?

Computes state or federal taxes on sales transactions, production processes, or articles produced, and keeps record of amount due and paid. May affix revenue stamps to tax reports to cover amount of tax due.

Should I be a Tax Clerk?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Toll Ticket Clerk

    How to become a Tax Clerk

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