Author: sybil

January 22, 2016

CPA Industry-Specific Data Vital industry-specific data including metrics, benchmarks, historic numbers, growth rates and forecasts that will save countless hours of research. Key Findings: – Accounting Services, including CPA Firms and Payroll Processing Industry (U.S.) to reach $213.4 billion by 2022. – Accounting Services, including CPA Firms and Payroll Processing Industry, including Average EBITDA, Operating…

July 21, 2015

Foot-dragging firms lose out on best candidates as hiring trend forces wages upward. The tax and accounting industry’s new growth spurt is leading to increased volatility in the ranks, with a surge in the number of CPAs looking for better jobs and firms scrambling for talent, according to CPA Trendlines Research.    Read more… Stay ahead…

May 22, 2015

 WASHINGTON –  The IRS is refunding a total of $10 million to thousands of tax preparers who paid to take a competency test. A federal court struck down IRS regulations in 2013 that sought to require some tax preparers to get training and take a test. An appellate court upheld the ruling last year, saying…

May 14, 2015

TaxTalent, a leadership development company, surveyed 356 middle-market and large companies and found 69 percent of those polled said they would be hiring more people for their tax departments, a 28 percent increase from hiring data in 2014.  Contributing factors behind the increased hiring include stronger economic growth, acceleration of retirements by Baby Boomers, and…

March 19, 2015

EMPLOYERS NEED TO START JOB SEARCHES SOONER With the economy adding jobs at the fastest clip since the depression began eight years, it’s taking longer and longer to fill vacancies. In January, the national average was almost 26 working days, an increase of 3.5 days in the 12 months from the previous January.  Read More…