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Tax Intern

Date: Apr 22, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated is seeking non-seasonal Tax Interns at our Corporate location in Carthage, Missouri. Candidates must be able to commit to work at least 20 hours per week during the school year, with the possibility of additional hours during the summer months. This internship has the possibility of extending through graduation.


Essential Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include a variety of tasks within the Tax Department for either the domestic or international tax teams, including, but not limited to:

  • Assistance with corporate income tax compliance including tax returns, extensions, estimated tax payments, and income tax accounting
  • Tax research and special projects
  • This is not a clerk position, but real accounting!



  • Completion of at least one college level accounting course
  • On track to graduate with either an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting (or in Business with an emphasis in Accounting) May 2020 or later
  • Candidates with a GPA of at least 3.5 and having completed a college level tax course will be given preference
  • Extensive tax knowledge is NOT required


Desired Skills

  • Team player and ability to work well with others
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Self-starter
  • Organizational skills


Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) believes in hiring the very best, and our intern program, DOORS, is all about developing the next generation of employee-partners. We offer real challenges, a robust learning experience, and many opportunities for career advancement. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit


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