Accounting Services Price Report

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The Accounting Services Price Report collects information on the price of several accounting services, such as auditing, taxation, and bookkeeping. From these data, price indexes are constructed by measuring changes in these prices over time.

The indexes are useful indicators of economic activity in the accounting services industry, and can also prove helpful as a supplementary tool for performance evaluation, cost monitoring, contract assessment and benchmark comparisons. In addition, the indexes are used by the Canadian System of Macroeconomic Accounts to arrive at estimates of real value-added for the industry and to measure changes in productivity.

Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

Collection period:
From June 20 to November 15, 2019
Collection methods:
Electronic questionnaire and telephone interview for follow-up
Survey participation:
Mandatory under the Statistics Act
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    Confidentiality

    Data are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.

    By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent, or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes only.

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    Record linkage

    To enhance the data from this survey and reduce response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.

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    Topics covered in the survey

    The survey asks questions about the billing and invoicing information for the accounting services of businesses’ entire Canadian operations.

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    Published data

    Statistics Canada publishes the results of its surveys in many formats. To find all the documents related to this survey, follow the links below and type the name of the survey in the search engine located at the left of your screen to filter the results.

    Data: You will find tables, profiles of a community or region, thematic maps, public use microdata files, and data visualization tools.

    Analysis: You will have direct access to Stats in brief (e.g., releases from The Daily, fact sheets), articles and reports, and journals and periodicals.

  • For more information about this survey (questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods used): survey number 2334
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