INSIDE Public Accounting August Issue


Thank you again for your participation in the 2016 INSIDE Public Accounting Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms now in its 27th year. We truly appreciate your support and willingness to share and benchmark with IPA. This year, more than 540 firms took part in the 27th annual IPA survey.

As part of your participation, please view the IPA August 2016 issues of the newsletter below. You will also be receiving a complimentary executive summary of the full 2016 IPA National Benchmarking report in late September.


THE INSIDE Public Accounting Newsletter

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August: The IPA 100 Firms and Analysis

August Part 2: The IPA 200 and 300 Rankings

Pre-order your 2016 Benchmarking tools including the 2016 IPA National Benchmarking Report, the Financial and Operational Report Card and the Internal Operational Reports, published in September.

Pre-publication pricing is valid through August 15.


The Road to Retention


Coming in September

The 2016 IPA Best of the Best. If you’re not a subscriber, don’t be left in the dark.


2017 IPA Annual Survey

The 2017 survey will be launched in January 2017.

Gain a competitive advantage and grow your firm with industry insight from the independent benchmarking leader in the nation.

Participation in the survey is at no cost. Complete the entire survey in order to be eligible for the IPA Best of the Best firms. Contact IPA with any questions or for your 2017 invitation.

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 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.

Pre-order your 2016 Internal Operational Reports

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

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 Page for more information.

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