The Composite Sole Practitioner


NUMEROLOGY

The typical, independent practitioner is a 56-year-old male, in practice for 22 years, in a sole proprietorship with three full-time, one or two part-time, and two or three seasonal employees.

Source: The “12th Income and Fees Survey of Accountants in Public Practice,” National Society of Accountants, www.nsacct.org , 2005.

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