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Accounting firm leaders understand that there’s no shortage of information about the profession. Look to INSIDE Public Accounting to provide the practice management information you’re looking for without the clutter. Our goal is to inform and arm you, the firm leader, with tools and resources to help your firm succeed, whether it is through new initiatives and strategies or improving upon old ones.

We want to help you and your firm with the “Next Practice” formerly known as the Best Practice. We invite you to access complimentary helpful ideas and advice for your transition to managing partner below.Green Bulb

You can rely on IPA for practical solutions you can’t get anywhere else. Learn about the success of other firms, hear from practitioners and consultants on what worked and why, get the inside scoop on your competition, find out who’s moving and who’s merging, and sharpen your management skills.

Welcome to IPA  – Find out how IPA can help you and your firm.

INSIDE Public Accounting Newsletter – For 30 years, IPA has provided countless in-depth articles from managing partners and top consultants around the profession.

INSIDE Public Accounting National Benchmarking Report – For more than 20 years, IPA has compiled the award-winning annual IPA National Benchmarking Report, considered the gold standard of CPA firm benchmarking.

Personalized Financial and Operational Performance Report Card – This customized report card and financial and operational snap shot  provides firms with exclusive benchmarks of how your firm compares, in more than 20 metrics, to hundreds of other firms across the U.S., along with the ability to benchmark against the current IPA Best of the Best firm alumni.

INSIDE Public Accounting 100, 200 and 300 Firms – Since 1991, IPA has named the IPA 100, listing the top accounting firms in the nation. In 2010, IPA began naming the IPA 200 firms, and debuted the IPA 300 firm rankings in 2015.

INSIDE Public Accounting Best of the Best Firms – Since 1994, IPA has named the Best of the Best managed firms in the U.S., based on more than 50 operational and financial performance metrics.

The PRIME Symposium – This two and a half day annual event for MPs and leaders across the industry is built around the IPA Best of the Best firms. Mark your calendars: November 7-9, 2017.

The monthly INSIDE Public Accounting newsletter contains the latest news and trends in the profession, insights from MPs and other accounting leaders, strategies for firm success and analysis of benchmarking data. Also find rankings of the largest accounting firms in the nation in the IPA 100 [August], 200 [September], 300, as well as the Fastest-Growing firms [October] and Best of the Best firms [September].

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The IPA Financial and Operational Report Card is a one-page snapshot of your firm’s overall performance in 22 areas compared with more than 500 participating firms, firms in your revenue band and the IPA Best of the Best firms. The Report Card [PDF sent via email] gives you the ability to quickly see where your firm is doing well and the areas that may need extra attention.

View a Sample of the IPA Report Card

The firm administration, human resources and information technology reports dig deeper into the operations and best practices of participating accounting firms across the U.S. Like IPA’s National Benchmarking Report, the data are broken down by revenue band and geographic region.

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IPA Benchmarking Report

The national report includes all aggregated data compiled from participating firms in the IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms. More than 300 data points from the survey are analyzed and broken down by revenue bands and geographical locations.

Pre-order your 2017 IPA National Benchmarking Report

Did you merge with or acquire another firm? Did your firm admit a new partner or launch a new practice area? Share your news with the IPA INSIDER group on a regular basis, on the IPA Blog site. Submit your news now.

We’d also like to hear about innovations at your firm. Each month, IPA interviews thought leaders, managing partners, marketing directors, CFOs and others to compile best practices for public accounting firms across the country. How can you help? Suggest an article. Share your ideas. Learn from others.

Mike Platt’s expertise in accounting firm benchmarking trends and analysis has made him a sought-after speaker at partner retreats and conferences. With more than 30 years of experience in the profession, he presents ideas and strategies that help firm owners improve their businesses.

Contact IPA if you are interested in booking Mike Platt for your next event.

If your firm is highlighted in an article in the IPA monthly newsletter or receives an accolade, IPA can provide you with a customized reprint. For a nominal fee, your firm can receive unlimited publishing rights to distribute a reprint of your firm’s rankings in IPA. Provide IPA with your custom PMS colors and a high-resolution .JPEG image of your logo and IPA will do the rest.

Contact Chelsea Summers for more information.

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