Payroll Tax Specialist, HWS, Sterling, VA

Sterling, VA, US

Payroll Tax Specialist

Job description

The household payroll experts at HomeWork Solutions (HWS) are expanding our Tax team! As a tax specialist with HomeWork Solutions, you are the expert in payroll tax filing requirements. You interact with State & Federal tax authorities on behalf of clients to file payroll taxes and resolve tax notices. You interact with clients to answer questions about employment laws and filing requirements. By helping clients navigate the complexities of household payroll taxes, you will provide the excellent customer service that sets HWS apart!

Daily activities include:

  • Payroll Tax preparation and filing
  • Tax notice research and resolution
  • Payroll Tax accounting
  • Tax Table and Unemployment Tax rate maintenance
  • State tax account closure
  • Opening new payroll tax accounts with Federal, State, and Local tax authorities
  • Interacting with tax authorities on the client's behalf to resolve outstanding issues
  • Educating clients and prospective clients about household employment tax issues


  • Associates degree, or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office, especially Excel (Access a plus)
  • Strong data entry skills and accuracy
  • Friendly demeanor with World Class customer service approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A positive attitude, strong work ethic, and attention to detail are primary concerns
  • Ability to work core hours of 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM EST (overtime may be required during quarterly tax filing seasons)


  • Prior customer service or call center experience
  • Experience with payroll taxes
  • Knowledge of payroll accounting
  • A degree or substantial course work in accounting or related business discipline
  • Fluency in Spanish


  • Best of both worlds: An entrepreneurial environment with nearly 30 years of stability upon which to build
  • Competitive Salary + Bonus
  • SIMPLE IRA with company match
  • 3 weeks Paid Time Off
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities

Full-time 2023-06-25

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