Description of Accounting Industry
...Accounting Industry Section March 10, 2006 of the Accounting Industry The Accounting Industry is one of the fastest growing service industries. According to the 2002 census, the accounting industry has a total of 112,223 establishments and receives revenues of $84,604,468 nationally (pg. 3) increasing from 97,512 establishments and $61,117,315 received revenues in 1997 (U.S. Census Bureau). Massachusetts alone contributed to 2,144 of total establishments and $1,778,516 of received revenues (U.S. Census Bureau). Although there was little information about the accounting, tax return preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services, Boston has a large financial and insurances service industry... of the...