Baker Tilly

2018 Summer Internship - State & Local Tax

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!



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As an Intern you will have the opportunity to:


  • Gain hands-on experience in state and local taxation.   
  • Maintain and expand knowledge base in the multi-state tax area by working on various projects including, but not limited to, conducting research and preparing memorandum on SALT issues (for individuals, corporations, and flow-through entities), assisting in M&A due diligence, voluntary disclosure programs, and various compliance matters.
  • Experience projects involving sales and use taxes, realty transfer taxes, income / franchise taxes, gross receipts taxes, real and personal property taxes, excise taxes, taxes imposed on local level, and unclaimed property.
  •  Assist with addressing issues and questions for internal clients and potential prospects.

  • Participate in our intern orientation, technical training and development program designed to give you the tools needed to immediately contribute to client engagements.   

  • Experience, through on-the-job training and real, meaningful work engagements, how your academic experience translates to the professional environment.

  • Learn directly from experienced Staff, Seniors, Managers and Partners with specialized experience and technical knowledge across numerous industries and services.

  • Work directly with a variety of clients ranging from privately held and publicly traded companies, that occupy all stages of development – from start-ups and family-run businesses to multi-national corporations.

  • Demonstrate your performance and ability to join Baker Tilly Virchow Krause as a Staff State and Local Accountant full-time.


Successful candidates will:

  • Be enrolled as a full-time student during the 2017/2018 school year in an accounting (or related) program with sufficient course work to become a CPA before beginning full-time employment 
  • Outstanding academic performance required with an overall GPA of 3.0 preferred.

  • Relevant internship, work experience and/or involvement with a professional organization.
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel in various industries.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and collaboration skills.
  • Be eligible to work in the US without sponsorship during the intern program and as a full-time employee.
  • Have the willingness and ability to travel as needed for client projects

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