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Tax Seasonal Intern, State and Local Tax | Winter 2023

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KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP

Tax Seasonal Intern, State and Local Tax | Winter 2023

2 locations
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the world's top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMG's extensive network of specialists & enjoy access to our Ignition Centers, where deep industry knowledge merges with cutting-edge technologies to create innovative tax solutions. Join a diverse team helping high-profile clients understand, analyze, and respond to complex business opportunities and challenges. Develop your career through a range of multifaceted engagements, formal training, and informal mentoring. At KPMG, we believe nothing is more important than investing in our culture because it's an investment in our people, our future, and what we stand for as a firm.

    KPMG is currently seeking a Tax Seasonal Intern to join our State & Local Tax practice.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist internal team members in tax planning for businesses, including identifying and developing tax savings opportunities (income/franchise, sales/use) that arise from legal entity changes and in designing specific plans to help a business address its state and local tax matters

    • Help analyze the state and local tax ramifications of various transactions, including mergers and acquisitions or assisting clients with identifying and negotiating business incentives and available credits

    • Stay current on state legislative, judicial and administrative developments

    • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advising, planning and controversies

    • Help internal team members with tax issues related to income and franchise taxes, as well as sale, use and property taxes; help prepare and/or review state income tax estimated payments, extensions and tax returns

    • Assist in addressing notices received from state tax authorities; research and draft technical memoranda related to compliance issues

    Qualifications:

    • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing the following degrees/majors; Bachelors and/or Masters degree in accounting, finance, taxation, mathematics, economics, information technology, data and analytics, engineering (financial, industrial or systems) or related fields

    • Preferred: Degrees and/or areas of study: Accounting and Taxation

    • Pursuing educational requirements for CPA licensure in the principal place of business (the state in which the office is located) for this position (completion of academic credits required prior to starting as a Tax Associate)

    • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or above

    • Strong tax research skills

    • Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong technical aptitude, critical thinking skills and ability to navigate MS Office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

    • Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills; flexible and adaptable team player; and resourceful in delivering high quality work

    • Ability to travel and/or work on-site at client premises as needed, at times with relatively short notice

    • Authorization to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future is preferred

    KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

    KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

    KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Locations
    Irvine, CA • New York, NY
  • About Us

    KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. With 75+ offices and more than 40,000 employees and partners throughout the US, we’re leading the industry in new and exciting ways. Providing innovative business solutions and audit, tax, and advisory services to many of the world’s largest and most prestigious organizations, our size and strength make us much more agile and responsive to changing trends. By helping other organizations mitigate risk and grasp opportunities, we’re driving positive, sustainable change for clients, our people, and society at large.