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In the third quarter this year, almost 80% of corporations purchased a variety of services from non-Big Four audit firms, often using them for multiple services, according to a survey of 220 CFOs from both public and private companies. Purchased services included:

Tax (74%)

Auditing (68%)

Consulting (36%)

Information Technology (10%)

Human Resources (8%)

 

Other in-demand services included benefit plan auditing, SOX compliance testing, transfer pricing, and mergers and acquisitions due diligence.

Source: CFO Outlook Survey , 2007 third quarter, Financial Executives International and Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, www.cfosurveys.com .

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