Sixth month of year-over-year gains. by Rick Telberg Employment in the accounting and bookkeeping sector slipped by a statistically insignificant 800 jobs in August, to 922,400 people. That was barely a change from June’s 923,200-jobs level, and it represents the … Continued
Hoisted from comments, in response to “Who’s Searching for Accountants?” by Div Bhansali AccountantsWorld The number of Google searches for accountants hasn’t dropped by over 50% since 2004. In fact, it’s grown pretty substantially. Google Trends doesn’t chart absolute growth … Continued
Survey: Staffers dismayed about job prospects and the economy. The Accounting and Finance Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among U.S. accounting and finance workers, slips 2.1 points to 50.0 in the second quarter of 2011, according to … Continued
Dipping a toe into charged political waters… UHY, the Top 100 CPA firm, says their own research shows the United States has one of the lowest tax burdens for both high and low earners among the G8 countries.
Accounting and bookkeeping sector adds 17,800 jobs in May. In the biggest single-month gain since the recession, the accounting industry added almost 18,000 new jobs in May, bringing the total headcount to 926,300, a 29-month high. In fact, accounting was … Continued
Expansion through the downturn. Industry research firm IBISWorld identifies the top 10 fastest growing industries from 2000 to 2016. “After compiling the list of fastest growing industries, there were some apparent trends,” explained IBISWorld Senior Analyst Casey Thormahlen. “Each … Continued
No economic slowdown has been as bad for jobs as this one. The big red line is the current employment recession. Nothing in the last 63 years has been as painful or as prolonged for American workers. The good news? … Continued
Shaking off the recession with a good busy season. Apparently driven by an improved busy season, CPA firms added 4,800 jobs in March, the latest month available, bringing the total workforce to 423,100. The figures are not seasonally adjusted.
Total industry workforce rises to 904,400 people…
From Visualizing Economics, we see this spectacular depiction of the top Marginal Tax Rates in the U.S., from 1916-2010, for Personal Income, Corporate, and Capital Gains tax rates: