May 15, 2008 // Franchising.com // ATHENS, Ga. – Padgett Business Services® has once again made the 'Top 100' in Accounting Today's annual ranking of tax and accounting firms. Padgett, ranked 61st in the 2008 'Top 100' issue, is a leading provider of financial reporting and tax consulting services to small business owners throughout North America.
"Making the top 100 firms list is truly an honor and we couldn't have done it without the dedication of each franchise owner and employee," said President Roger Harris. "As a whole, our company has made a commitment to the small business sector of the economy and our continued growth is the result of that commitment."
Each year, Accounting Today surveys the industry's largest businesses and its ranking serves as the benchmark most cited in the field. The 'Top 100' has charted the phenomenal growth of the accounting industry and its leaders since the feature's inception in 1988.
Accounting Today has also recognized Padgett in the past with the following citations: Top 10 Fastest Growing Firms in America (without using a merger for growth), Merit Award for Achievement in Client Service, Gold Medal Award for Achievement in Client Service, and Padgett Business Services® Vice Chairman Dan Sautner has been included as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.
In addition to Accounting Today's recognitions, Padgett has been ranked as a top small business accounting firm by Entrepreneur, Success, and Income Opportunities magazines, and was also ranked in Franchise Business Review's Franchise 50 2008 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards.
For more information about Padgett Business Services® or to request information about owning a Padgett Business Services® franchise please visit www.smallbizpros.com or call the home office at (800) 723-4388.
For over 40 years, Padgett Business Services® has catered to the individual needs of small business owners through a network of 400 local owner-operated offices. By way of personal relationships and efficient service, Padgett provides "peace of mind" to its clients by helping them focus on operating their businesses more successfully. Padgett offers business advice and consultation, tax consultation and preparation, government reporting compliance, financial reporting, complete payroll services, and other services important to small businesses.