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Payroll & Bookkeeping Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Payroll & Bookkeeping Services Market Research Report | NAICS 54121b | Aug 2014

Base value: The improving labor market will boost demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Payroll & Bookkeeping Services market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$41bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
539,044
Businesses
242,152
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The recession caused unemployment to rise, reducing client payrolls and causing more businesses to go bankrupt. In turn, this movement reduced the pool of clients that once required payroll and bookkeeping services. However, as the economy recovers in the five years to 2019, many businesses that brought payroll and bookkeeping in house will begin to outsource once again and focus on core competencies. The improving labor market will also boost demand for industry services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Payroll and Bookkeeping Services industry relies on the decision of time-crunched managers and small operators to outsource administrative tasks, in order to spend time growing their businesses rather than completing these tasks. This trend of small businesses outsourcing noncore tasks fueled industry growth, though, growth was derailed in 2009 and 2010 due to the recession. Higher levels of unemployment and fewer businesses reduced client payrolls and, therefore, the need for payroll and bookkeeping services.

Nonetheless, the industry has returned to growth since 2011, and an improving labor market and business environment are causing the industry to expand... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Payroll & Bookkeeping Services Industry?

Operators in this industry provide outsourced payroll services for clients' employees and basic bookkeeping services are also included. However, this industry does not include tax preparation companies or certified public accountants.

Industry Products
Bookkeeping servicesCollecting payroll information and processingEmployer contributions and regulatory reportsPreparing special payroll reports
 
Industry Activities
Payroll servicesEmployee benefits administrationBookkeeping services


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