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Accounting services price indexes, 2012

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Released: 2013-12-13

The Accounting Services Price Index rose 0.9% in 2012 compared with 2011.

The largest increase was in the price index for tax preparation services for corporate clients (+2.2%).

Prices also advanced for providers of tax preparation services for individuals and unincorporated businesses (+2.0%), bookkeeping, compilation, payroll and general accounting services (+0.8%) and audit, review and other assurance services (+0.2%).

Chart 1  Chart 1: Accounting Services Price Index - Description and data table
Accounting Services Price Index

Chart 1: Accounting Services Price Index - Description and data table

  Note to readers

The Accounting Services Price Index (ASPI) is an annual survey. The ASPI collects prices for accounting engagements that are used to measure price movements over time in the accounting services industry.

With each release, data for the previous year may have been revised. The index is not seasonally adjusted.

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