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Payroll Tax Team Lead

Knoxville, TN 37921
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Job Description

The Payroll Tax Team Lead, State and Local Payroll Tax leads a team of 3-4 individuals. They have a full range of responsibilities for employment tax compliance related to state and local income tax withholding, state disability insurance, regulatory, tax law research interpretation and application. They will respond to federal and state payroll tax audits for all of the client's businesses that provide services for lodging and corporate entities.

Specifically, the Payroll Tax Team Lead is responsible for the following:
Providing accurate and timely state and local income tax returns for 145,000 employees across 50 states.
Reviewing the accuracy and timeliness of tax returns and deposits as submitted in the review process
Ensuring compliance with internal control responsibilities of all tax review and table maintenance processes under their responsibility
Overseeing policies and procedures for the timely withholding of all state and local taxes, timely deposit of all state and local liabilities, and proper implementation of tax related changes
Constantly working with payroll software systems with emphasis on periodic maintenance, updating tax rates, and generating the appropriate employee or employer data
Assisting clients in areas relating to payroll tax compliance, audit, laws and regulations
Researching tax laws, tax regulations and court cases relevant to income taxation and disability Identifying clients potential liabilities and initiating exposure analysis
Identifying opportunities to streamline and improve process execution
Coordinating internally and with clients various departments to ensure smooth work flow

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