State & Local Tax (SALT) Senior Associate

    • Minneapolis, MN


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We are seeking a SALT Senior to join our Minneapolis office.

It's an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

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  • Research state tax issues including nexus determinations, taxability analyses and quantification of potential liabilities
  • Assist clients with various compliance matters including state tax return preparation, sales/use, and unclaimed property
  • Review tax returns completed by staff and provide recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities
  • Assist with addressing issues and questions for internal and external clients
  • Respond to notices issued by state and local taxing jurisdictions
  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies which includes research and preparing written protests
  • Assist with voluntary disclosure projects
  • Prepare memoranda on state and local tax issues for individuals, corporations, partnerships and LLCs
  • Prepare ruling requests and respond to state and local tax audits
  • Assist with due diligence projects
  • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations and ensure satisfaction
  • Manage and lead the staff through counsel, guidance and coaching. Evaluate performance and work efforts; participate in performance appraisals
  • Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude and high ethical standards
  • Maintain and expand knowledge base in the multi-state tax area, comply with continuing education requirements; participate in professional organizations, independent study, etc.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting. CPA and/or Masters in Taxation preferred
  • Three (3)+ years experience in state and local tax
  • Broad exposure to State and Local Taxes including knowledge in State Income/Franchise Tax, Credits and Incentives, Sales and Use Tax, with Property Tax a plus; must be eager to work on a variety of SALT issues
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, project management, communication skills and solid Microsoft Suite skills required
  • Ability to provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties

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