EFPR Group Makes First Acquisition in Florida

Rochester, N.Y.-based EFPR Group has announced the acquisition of its first accounting practice in Florida, the firm of S. Barrie Godown, Certified Public Accountants of Jupiter, Fla. The transaction is effective Jan. 1.

The acquisition fits with the EFPR Group’s plan for growth outside upstate New York. This transaction will also open the Florida market to the accounting, consulting and reputation management services EFPR Group provides to its 8,500 clients.

“Our decision to acquire the Jupiter practice was based on the outstanding quality and service Mr. Godown’s firm has provided to clients for over 35 years,” says Kevin Hill, EFPR Group CEO. “Mr. Godown’s reputation for providing extraordinary tax planning, preparation and consulting is consistent with our mission to help clients make intelligent and informed financial decisions. We are considering additional mergers and acquisitions in the upstate New York market as well as other strategic target areas.”

The EFPR Group has been serving clients across the United States and abroad for over 65 years with an array of tax consulting and planning services in addition to auditing, forensic accounting, business valuation, health care consulting, accounting, financial and IT outsourcing and reputation and crisis management services.