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 541211 Offices of Certified Public Accountants

This U.S. industry comprises establishments of accountants that are certified to audit the accounting records of public and private organizations and to attest to compliance with generally accepted accounting practices. Offices of certified public accountants (CPAs) may provide one or more of the following accounting services: (1) auditing financial statements; (2) designing accounting systems; (3) preparing financial statements; (4) developing budgets; and (5) providing advice on matters related to accounting. These establishments may also provide related services, such as bookkeeping, tax return preparation, and payroll processing.

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Corresponding Index Entries
5412115412118721Accountants' (i.e., CPAs) offices, certified public
5412115412118721Accountants' (i.e., CPAs) private practices, certified public
5412115412118721Accounting (i.e., CPAs) services, certified public
5412115412118721Auditing accountants' (i.e., CPAs) offices
5412115412118721Auditing accountants' (i.e., CPAs) private practices
5412115412118721Auditing services (i.e., CPA services), accounts
5412115412118721Auditors' (i.e., CPAs) offices, accounts
5412115412118721Auditors' (i.e., CPAs) private practices, accounts
5412115412118721Certified accountants' offices
5412115412118721Certified public accountants' (CPAs) offices
5412115412118721CPAs' (certified public accountants) offices
5412115412118721Public accountants' (CPAs) offices, certified
5412115412118721Public accountants' (CPAs) private practices, certified