Job Title: 


Alternate Titles: 

Tax adviser,Tax consultant,Tax inspector,Taxation specialist

Job Description: 

Taxation experts advise on tax matters and assess tax liabilities.


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.
Refer The S/NVQ framework for more details


The simplified NS-SEC analytic class for this code is 1.2
The simplified NS-SEC operational category for this code is 3.2
Refer The National Statistics Socio-economic Classification for more details


  • 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.
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