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