Sample Tax Preparer Resume

A tax preparer resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All tax preparer resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

Jacob Garfield
110 Grand Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Tax Preparer


Tax professional; reliable employee; skilled and knowledgeable about tax code; good interpersonal and communication skills


Tax Preparer, 2002 to present:

Small Town Tax Services, Small Town, USA.

Prepared income tax forms for a variety of individual and company clients; attended IRS audits; answered questions regarding the tax code.

Tax Consultant, 1996-1997:

Lincoln Tax Consultants, Major Town, USA.

Responsible for helping clients plan investments, strategies, and accounting practices that had tax advantages in keeping with what the law allows.


M.A. in Accounting, 2002
Johnson University, Any City, USA


American Association of Tax Professionals

Membership Chair 2006

NOTE: When writing a tax preparer resume of your own use this condensed version as a sample for creating a complete one. Remember that potential employers look for specifics related to the job they want to fill. Include those details in your tax preparer resume.