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Accounting Services Price Index, 2013

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Released: 2015-01-09

The overall Accounting Services Price Index rose 1.2% in 2013.

The component with the largest increase was tax preparation for individuals and unincorporated businesses (+3.9%).

Prices also increased for bookkeeping, compilation, payroll and general accounting services (+1.4%) and audit, review, related services and other assurance services (+0.8%). The lone component to show a decrease in 2013 was tax preparation services for corporate clients (-0.5%).

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

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The Accounting Services Price Index is an annual survey. The index 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. Data are available at the Canada level only.

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