£26,000 Average salary at age 20
£53,040 Average Salary
33 Average hours per week


Taxation experts advise on tax matters and assess tax liabilities.

Main 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.


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.

What Taxation experts studied in higher education

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What Taxation experts studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(L7) Human & social geography1
(G1) Mathematics8
(L3) Sociology1
(C1) Biology1
(F1) Chemistry2
(C8) Psychology2
(H4) Aerospace engineering1
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(C7) Molecular biology, biophysics & biochemistry1
(Q3) English studies1
(H8) Chemical, process & energy engineering1
(L2) Politics3
(R1) French studies1
(M1) Law by area2
(M2) Law by topic4
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport1
(V5) Philosophy1
(F3) Physics2
(L1) Economics18
(N1) Business studies6
(N4) Accounting19
(N2) Management studies3
(V1) History by period3
(N3) Finance8
(I1) Computer science1

UK Prospects

68200 Workforce Size
2.85% Predicted growth 2024 - 2027
4076 Predicted Replacement 2024 - 2027

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