The 2019 IPA Accounting Firm National Benchmarking Surveys Are Open For Participation

The 2019 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 are compiled in the IPA National Benchmarking Report. The data is also used to rank the IPA 100, 200, 300 and 400 firms, 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 2018 through December 2018: May 3, 2019

…January 2019 through March 2019: May 31, 2019

…April 2019: June 14, 2019

Note: IPA will not accept any submission post June 28, 2019

THE 2019 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.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATION

If you participate in the survey, your firm will be included in the largest annual management of an accounting practice (MAP) survey in the country. Survey respondents are benchmarked with more than 550 firms nationwide and will be ranked among this year’s top firms in the IPA 100, IPA 200, IPA 300 and IPA 400. Your firm will also be eligible to be named an IPA Best of the Best Firm in the nation.

You will receive a complimentary copy of the August 2019 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.

You will also receive an electronic complimentary copy of the 2019 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 2019 IPA National Benchmarking Report, the Internal Operational Reports and other benchmarking tools. 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).

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

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 and will NOT be shared or publicized in any of the final reporting. 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 errors. IPA will contact the contact person named on the submitted survey form for any 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 North America, CPAmerica International, DFK International, INPACT Americas, LEA Global, Moore Stephens North America and PrimeGlobal. Please contact The Platt Group / IPA with any questions at (317) 733-1920.