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The A-Z of Careers and Jobs, 21st Edition by Susan Hodgson

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TAXATION WORK

Working in taxation involves either administering the collection of taxes to provide revenues for government, or advising those who pay tax to calculate how much they should pay.

Tax adviser/technician

Tax advisers/technicians work for private firms or independently, offering assistance to other firms/individuals who need guidance through the complications of the tax laws. A tax adviser is able to advise clients on how to plan and present their taxable income so that they legally pay the least tax possible.

Tax technicians work for firms of accountants or solicitors, in clearing banks and for consultancy firms that offer a complete tax service to their clients. However, the largest area of work involves corporate tax in organisations ...

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