Record Pre-Season Hiring Surge: Ready for Biggest Tax Season Ever?

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By CPA Trendlines Research

Tax and accounting industry growth is on a tear with no signs of slowing down, according to CPA Trendlines sources.

In most segments, people are working less and earning more, with payroll a notable exception.

And new data show the industry gearing up for a huge tax season, with tax prep employment leaping 22.5 percent over the same period last year.

Here CPA Trendlines reports on:

  • Current hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, tax, payroll and CPA segments of the industry.
  • Average hourly wages for key segments.
  • Typical hours worked per week.
  • And trends concerning women in the accounting workforce.