A: Yes, according to CPATrendlines at their post NEW SURVEY RESULTS: Busy Season Prices Heading Up 4.1%.
Their survey shows that overall, CPA firms are starting to increase fees a bit more in 2012. Some holding stable. Some increasing a bit. Some increasing fees for problem clients. Overall though, a 4.1% increase. Average increases in 2010 were reported at 3.2%.
Their survey also shows CPAs are expecting a better busy season in 2012 than 2011.