The 2018 IPA Accounting Firm National Benchmarking Surveys Are Open For Participation

The 2018 INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms is now open to all accounting firms in North America. The results of the annual survey is the IPA National Benchmarking Report, the IPA 100, 200 and 300 firms ranking, and the coveted IPA Best of the Best firms. If you would like to participate, please contact our office.

DEADLINES FOR SURVEY SUBMISSIONS – FIRMS WITH FISCAL YEAR-ENDS OF…

…May 2017 through December 2017: May 4, 2018
…January 2018 through March 2018: May 31, 2018
…April 2018: June 15, 2018

THE 2018 IPA SURVEY AND THE INTERNAL OPERATIONAL SURVEYS ARE OPEN FOR PARTICIPATION

Your firm must complete the IPA Survey and Analysis form in order to participate in any of the Internal Operational Surveys (Firm Administration, Human Resources and Information Technology). If you would like to participate, contact our office.

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

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION

  • The opportunity to be included in the largest annual management of an accounting practice (MAP) survey in the country. To be benchmarked with more than 540+ firms nationwide and potentially be ranked among this year’s top firms in the: IPA 100, IPA 200, IPA 300 and the coveted IPA Best of the Best Firms in the nation.
  • If you participate in the survey, you will receive a complimentary copy of the August 2018 issue of the award-winning INSIDE Pubic Accounting newsletter. This issue highlights the annual IPA 100, 200 and 300 firm rankings, along with a detailed financial and operational analysis of the rankings.
  • An electronic complimentary copy of the 2018 Executive Summary, of the IPA National Benchmarking Report. If you participate in any or all of the Internal Operational surveys, you will also receive a complimentary executive summary when published in the fall.
  • You will receive preferred pricing on the 2018 IPA National Benchmarking Report, the Internal Operational Reports and other benchmarking items. You may pre-order your reports now.
  • You will get preference for selection in articles written by IPA throughout the year, (an excellent opportunity to market your firm).

CONFIDENTIAL DATA – WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM INSIDE PUBLIC ACCOUNTING 

All confidential firm data, including salaries, compensation, income, etc., will be held in strict confidence. Salaries, compensation and sensitive data, such as income, revenues by niche, etc., will NOT be shared or publicized. We take extreme pride in our ability to collect this data to assist the profession and are now celebrating nearly three decades of surveying accounting firms across the globe.

Please contact IPA at survey@plattgroupllc.com with any concerns or questions. IPA conducts a thorough review of each survey submission for commonly missed areas and for any and all errors. IPA will contact the person / contact named on the submitted survey form for any and all clarifications / updates. Some data, such as firm name, MP(s) name, firm net revenue, and organic growth may appear in the IPA Newsletter (if accolades are given).

IPA ASSOCIATION PARTNERSHIPS: INSIDE Public Accounting is pleased to partner with the following associations to provide survey and benchmarking services for their member firms: Alliott Group, CPAmerica International, DFK International, INPACT Americas, HLB North America, LEA Global, Moore Stephens North America and PrimeGlobal. Please contact The Platt Group / IPA with any questions at (317) 733-1920.