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State and Local Tax (SALT) - Intern (2025)

  • Location: United States, Ohio

  • Location: United States, Illinois

  • Location: United States, Colorado

  • Location: United States, Michigan

Make your mark. Whether you intend to specialize or you’d rather gain exposure across many service lines, the sky’s the limit. From day one, we invite you to make a difference—to be remarkable. 


What does diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to Plante Moran? It means that all staff members have equitable and fair opportunities to succeed, in an inclusive environment, with their individual, unique identities.     


Your role.  

No busy work here. As an intern, you’ll be treated just like our entry level staff. You’ll help instill confidence in organizations large and small by assuring their financial health. We’ll give you the flexibility to craft business solutions, not just spreadsheets. Your work will include, but not be limited to:   

  • Providing tax consulting services specific to state and local taxes, including income, franchise, sales and use, gross receipts and personal property taxes.
  • Preparing tax returns such as state and local income and franchise tax returns. 
  • Writing internal and external tax alerts on current tax developments and emerging planning techniques. 
  • Researching complex tax issues and providing conclusions via writing technical memorandum or verbally. 
  • Developing meaningful interactions with staff at all levels as well as with our impressive repertoire of clients. 
  • Deepen knowledge in state and local tax as well as other taxes, including federal tax. 
  • Participate in various training programs to enhance your knowledge of taxes.  

The qualifications. 

  • Detail-oriented leader with problem solving, communication, and analytical skills. 
  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting; or Master's degree in accounting or tax. 
  • Completed the first two entry-level accounting courses and at a minimum, currently enrolled in the first intermediate level accounting course. 
  • Academic success (a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0). 
  • Must be pursuing a LLM, JD, or CPA license.

What makes us different?  

On the surface, we’re one of the nation’s largest audit, tax, consulting, and wealth management firms. But dig a little deeper, and you’ll see what makes us different: we’re a relatively jerk-free firm (hey, nobody‘s perfect) with a world-class culture, consistent recognition as one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” and an endless array of opportunities.  So,what are you waiting for? Apply now. 

 

This is a non-exempt position and may require work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week. This position may require some local, national, and occasional international travel.    


Plante Moran is committed to a diverse workplace.We strive to create a culture where each person feels accepted and valued. We believe that each person’s ultimate potential begins with first acknowledging their inherent dignity. When we can recognize — and celebrate — our many human differences, we’re able to create a workplace where all staff feel a sense of belonging and an opportunity to succeed. This allows us to attract and retain the best talent, serve clients through diverse thinking, and better represent and support the various communities in which we live and work. Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Plante Moran maintains a drug-free workplace.     


Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of interest in our positions, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of qualified candidates who are bilingual in either Japanese and English or Chinese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.       


The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive. 

Salary Class 

Hourly

Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) Information 

Compensation information posted is based on a position being located in the state of CO. Please review position location for applicable geographic location. 

Colorado hourly rate range is as follows: 

$34.00 to $34.00
We are pleased to offer eligible staff a robust benefits package. Eligibility and contribution requirements for some of these benefits vary based on the number of hours staff work per week. Highlights include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. These standard offerings are effective on the first of the month following your start date. In addition to this, eligible staff are able to take advantage of our Flexible Time Off and various pre-determined holidays as well as a balance fund, 401(k) plan, flexible benefits plans, business-related travel expense, lodging and meal reimbursement for business-related use. A Pension plan is also available for eligible administrative and paraprofessional staff. A discretionary bonus plan is available for eligible staff. Plante Moran also offers Interns and Contractors the option to elect health insurance under our contingent staff medical plan as of the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment in addition to limited paid time sick time. Seasonal staff are not eligible for benefits.

Colorado Job Application Fairness Act 

Under Colorado’s Job Application Fairness Act, you have the right to redact from any documents that you submit in connection with your application information that identifies your age, date of birth, or dates of attendance at or graduation from an educational institution. Should you wish to exercise your right to redact such information, please redact it prior to submitting the documentation.