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We are the Leader in Practice Management Resources.

INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) is a leader in practice management and CPA firm resources for the public accounting profession that include: the monthly practice management newsletter, the annual national practice management benchmarking reports and corresponding reports and training. IPA has assisted firms across North America in growing and thriving since 1987.

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What we do:

practice management reports and thought leadership

In the quest to improve financial performance and operational efficiency, few things are more essential to firm leaders than relevant, accurate and actionable data. And for more than three decades, INSIDE Public Accounting has been the standard-bearer for just that – comprehensive and reliable information about developing trends and key metrics affecting practice management at accounting firms.  

Comprehensive Benchmarking Reports

A thorough examination and analysis of the largest firms in North America is available in the annual IPA Practice Management Report and the specialized reports focusing on Firm Administration, Human Resources and Information Technology.

IPA Monthly Newsletter

IPA Monthly is the profession’s go-to source for practice management news, covering everything from recruitment and retention to profitability and partner compensation. Turn to IPA Monthly for trending insights and advice from the top minds in public accounting.

Insightful Firm Report Cards

Isolate key areas for improvement through IPA’s firm report card, which outlines 20 key performance indicators – specific to your firm – compared to all other firms participating in the IPA Practice Management Survey and firms in your revenue band.


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