“The Tax Season from Hell?”
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By Beth Bellor
CPA Trendlines Research
The accounting profession sector by sector generally looks slightly brighter, with most reporting headcount growth for the month – but losses for the year.
Exceptions include the profession overall, which is taking a 0.2 percent dip, tax preparation services up for the year 3.3 percent, and bookkeeping, up 1 percent.
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In this report, CPA Trendlines highlights:
- Current and long-term hiring trends in each of the bookkeeping, payroll, tax, and CPA segments of the industry (all data seasonally adjusted)
- Average hourly wages for key segments
- Typical hours worked per week
- Trends concerning women in the accounting workforce