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Tax Intern

Date: Jan 8, 2022

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt Inc. is seeking interns to join our Tax Department at our Corporate Headquarters in Carthage, Missouri. Opportunities to gain hands-on experience in the full-cycle tax process of a multinational corporation exist for both seasonal (limited-term Spring or Summer) and non-seasonal positions. 


Non-seasonal candidates must be able to commit to working at least 20 hours per week during the school year, with the possibility of additional hours during the summer months.  Non-seasonal positions also have the possibility of being extended through graduation.


What you’ll do

  • Assisting 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!


Minimum qualifications

  • Completion of at least one college level accounting course
  • On track to graduate with an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting (preferably December 2022 or later)
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel


Preferred qualifications

  • Candidates with a GPA of at least 3.5 and having completed a college level tax course will be given preference
  • Ability to work independently or alongside teammates
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Strong organization skills


If you love the details of accounting, this might just be the perfect opportunity for you. We encourage a culture of internal growth and are seeking students who support others and are open to learning.


Who we are and what we offer


Bright students are welcome and wanted in Doors, Leggett & Platt’s summer internship program. Our interns gain real experience, working on challenging projects alongside experienced teams.  For more information, please visit


Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) believes in hiring the very best.  Since 1883, L&P has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 23,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. Learn more about what life is like here:


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