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INSIDE Public Accounting: Data-Driven Excellence

Dive deep into INSIDE Public Accounting’s unmatched expertise in surveys, benchmarking, and other practices management resources. IPA is the premiere leader for CPA firm management resources.  

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.  

In a highly competitive environment, knowing exactly where your firm stands in relation to its peers and the profession as a whole has never been more crucial to success. Drawing on a wealth of self-reported information from nearly 600 firms across the profession in the annual IPA Practice Management Survey, IPA provides the benchmarking data that firm leaders need to better evaluate their operations, improve processes, consider new approaches, upgrade technologies, increase profits, and strengthen client and staff loyalty.  

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Comprehensive Benchmarking Reports

A thorough examination and analysis of some of the largest firms in the country is available in the annual IPA Practice Management Report. From information on partner/staff compensation to charge hour budgets to revenue breakdowns by service area, this is the go-to source for the latest data impacting firm operations and performance. Deeper-dive examinations of major operational areas are also available in separate reports focusing on firm administration, human resources and information technology.

Insightful Firm Report Cards

Isolate key areas for improvement through IPA’s firm report card, which narrows down the big picture of profession-wide data to focus specifically on your firm’s performance in relation to its peers and competitors. This easy-to-read snapshot of exactly where your firm stands provides metrics designed to pinpoint the areas where you’re excelling and where operations may still need a little work.

Custom Reports

Looking for data targeted specifically to your firm’s revenue band, staff size or geographic region? Curious about how other firms with similar service mixes are performing across key performance areas? Let IPA take the guesswork out of this important analysis with a custom report tailored to highlight the precise information you’re looking for.

IPA Monthly Newsletter

The IPA Monthly, a subscription-based publication is the go-to source of insider information from the top-performing firms, thought leaders and consultants across the profession. INSIDE Public Accounting will help you maintain a competitive advantage. Your subscription includes: proven strategies and practices for managing your firm, staff and clients; expert advice on topics critical to the growth and relevancy of your practice; and data-driven insights into the profession.

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