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Accounting Firm

A company that specializes in accounting services for clients. That is, an accounting firm may handle a client's payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable, taxes, and/or any number of other services. Many accounting firms also offer auditing or advisory services. See also: Big 4.
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Technology is creating new opportunities, but it's not enough to excel in a new generation of accounting firms. As clients move beyond audit and tax compliance needs, they are increasingly looking to partner with a trusted adviser.
"One of the reasons is that an increasing number of small- and medium-size accounting firms are entering into the market with cheaper fees compared to the big four," said a former Samil PricewaterhouseCoopers accountant who recently quit the company.
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Since 1987, IPA reports and analyzes the news, trends, strategies and politics that affect the nation's public accounting firms, providing them with the information and resources they need to compete and operate more profitably.
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* Registering public accounting firms that prepare audit reports for corporate issuers.
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Aztec has designed a total of four offices for the accounting firm within the past year.
member firms, claiming that both worldwide alliances were "united accounting firms."
In some respects, the accounting firms have been hostage to the companies that engaged them originally for audit work.
accounting firms who "prepare or furnish" an audit report involving U.S.
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