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.

Cross-References. Establishments primarily engaged in--
  • Providing tax return preparation services only--are classified in U.S. Industry 541213, Tax Preparation Services;
  • Providing payroll processing services only--are classified in U.S. Industry 541214, Payroll Services; and
  • Providing accounting, bookkeeping, and billing services--are classified in U.S. Industry 541219, Other Accounting Services.
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541211 541211 541211  Accountants' (i.e., CPAs) offices, certified public
541211 541211 541211  Accountants' (i.e., CPAs) private practices, certified public
541211 541211 541211  Accounting (i.e., CPAs) services, certified public
541211 541211 541211  Auditing accountants' (i.e., CPAs) offices
541211 541211 541211  Auditing accountants' (i.e., CPAs) private practices
541211 541211 541211  Auditing services (i.e., CPA services), accounts
541211 541211 541211  Auditors' (i.e., CPAs) offices, accounts
541211 541211 541211  Auditors' (i.e., CPAs) private practices, accounts
541211 541211 541211  Certified accountants' offices
541211 541211 541211  Certified public accountants' (CPAs) offices
541211 541211 541211  CPAs' (certified public accountants) offices
541211 541211 541211  Public accountants' (CPAs) offices, certified
541211 541211 541211  Public accountants' (CPAs) private practices, certified