Nearly three-quarters of accounting firms say they are thriving or growing, according to a new survey by L. Harris Partners, the fifth consecutive year that firms responding to the annual survey reported that their overall condition has improved.

The trend has largely been driven by year-to-year improvement in the health of firms’ consulting practices. Those firms that indicated they are either “very optimistic” or “optimistic” about the year ahead totaled 75 percent this year, compared to 47 percent five years ago.

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