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AUDITING, ACCOUNTING OR MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES — all employees — including Clerical Office Employees

This classification applies to the provision of accounting or auditing services to other concerns on a fee basis, including but not limited to traveling to customers' locations, reviewing records, inventorying assets, preparing tax documents, providing accounting advice and ensuring regulatory compliance of financial records. This classification also applies to consulting firms that provide managerial advice to other concerns on a fee basis.

Consulting firms providing services limited to computer programming or software development to other concerns on a fee basis shall be classified as 8859(1), Computer Programming or Software Development.

Law firms that provide legal services on a fee basis shall be classified as 8820, Law Firms.

This classification does not apply to accounting, auditing or management consulting operations performed by the same employer in connection with its other separately classified operations.

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This classification shall not be used for division of payroll in connection with any other classification (other than the Standard Exception Classification 8742(1), Salespersons — Outside, or General Exclusions) unless the operations described by Classification 8803 constitute a separate and distinct enterprise having no connection with the operations covered by any other applicable classification.

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