Tax Associate

Finance United States Austin, Texas Mountain View, California Glendale, California Los Angeles, California


​​About LegalZoom

We're here to make legal help accessible to all. LegalZoom transformed the legal industry with the launch of our online services and groundbreaking technology in 2001. Since then, millions of customers have counted on us to officially start and run businesses, protect brands and intellectual property, and look after loved ones through wills and trusts.

As the industry leader for over 20 years, innovation remains at the center of all we do. We're creative thinkers and problem solvers with a passion for building legal and tax products that make a positive impact on the world, and we're always looking for exceptional people to push us further.

With us, you'll do work that's as rewarding as it is challenging with a team where every voice matters and diversity, equality, and inclusion are truly embraced. Together, we'll continue to democratize the law and make a real difference in the lives of millions.


Since March 2020, our Zoomers have worked remotely and reported an overall better work-life balance with more time for family and personal wellness.

At the end of 2021, LegalZoom made the official commitment to being a remote-first company. Remote-first means that there is no expectation that Zoomers come into an office for a fixed number of days outside of those employees identified as essential onsite workers. While we remain a remote-first culture, our local offices have evolved as collaboration spaces for Zoomers to meet and engage in person.

This position will be (SF Bay Area, LA Metro, and Austin Metro office locations).


Business and finance go hand-in-hand. That’s why we believe in recruiting well-rounded individuals who not only have the financial expertise and experience, but also have a business-minded vision. If you’ve got both plus strong analytical skills and can think strategically inside and outside of the box, we’re looking for individuals like you to join our growing Finance Team. is seeking a Tax Associate to join our Finance team. We are seeking a highly-motivated professional with experience in state and local tax compliance as well as income tax accounting. Experience will also include assisting with researching tax issues in conjunction with the tax compliance and keeping up with changing legislation. This position will report to the Group Manager of Tax and will have frequent interaction with the Finance department.

You will

        Assist with support and preparation of schedules for outside tax advisors for the information necessary to complete preparation of federal, state, and local tax returns.

        Preparation of extensions and estimated tax payment calculations in coordination with others in the Tax Department

        Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly sales tax, excise tax and gross receipts tax returns for multiple states.

        Assist with research on various issues to ensure compliance with changing regulations and rules.

        Assist with various ad hoc tax projects, tax audits, notices and other company initiatives

        Assist and compilation of state apportionment schedules

        Provide support and assistance with preparation of supporting schedules for ASC 740  tax provision schedules


You have


        Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar field (Must have taken specific courses related to taxation.)

        CPA preferred but not required

        2- 3 years’ experience in corporate taxation, some experience in Public Accounting required

        Strong tax background in state and local tax compliance

        Excellent business writing and communication skills.

        Advanced excel skills

        Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment working under the pressure of competing and sometimes conflicting deadlines.

        Experience with Intelliconnect or comparable online research platform


LegalZoom is a remote-first company and the national range for this role is ($59,200-$82,700). Actual compensation offered will depend on several factors including but not limited to: geographic location, work experience, education, skill level, and/or other business and organizational needs. In addition, an annual bonus, incentive bonus and/or restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package. You will also receive a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits as seen below.


  Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

  401k, With Matching Contributions

  Paid Time Off

  Health Savings Account (HSA)

  Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance

  Plus other wellness benefits to include:


  Mental Health

  One Medical

  Fringe lifestyle benefits up to $250


Join us in making a difference as we build our future and help ensure access to professional legal advice to all! LegalZoom is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  LegalZoom prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.