Accountant: Tax Season's Hottest Job

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By Maryalene LaPonsie

Benjamin Franklin summed up two things that remain constant in life: Death and taxes.

But while there's no way to avoid death, a skilled accountant can hunt for every legal deduction and credit available to lower your tax bill, and reduce the risk of an IRS audit. No wonder government data suggests that accountants will be in demand for years to come. However, there's more to this finance career than just the tax season.