The award-winning newsletter for the accounting profession, INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), released its annual ranking of the nation’s 300 largest accounting firms. Over 500 accounting firms participated in the twenty sixth annual IPA Survey and Analysis of Firms in 2016, which resulted in Alexander Thompson Arnold being among the National IPA Top 200 list. ATA CPAs twelve offices throughout Tennessee and western Kentucky were awarded this distinction. “This ranking, and accompanying analysis, is one of the most comprehensive, accurate and largest of its kind and reflects the “state of the Union” of the profession says The Platt Group, the publisher of IPA.
In the most recent fiscal year, IPA 200 firms range in size from $15 million to $34 million net revenue and employ anywhere from 58 to 235 staff. This is an independent report for the accounting profession compiled annually since 1990. For more than two decades, IPA’s Benchmarking Report has been one of the most thorough, complete and insightful analyses of CPA firms in the U.S. The annual IPA survey and Analysis of Firms, the data source for the benchmarking report, is one of the longest-running management of an accounting practice surveys in the nation.
The report is well-respected and includes aggregated data compiled from the firm’s and the more than 300 data points from the survey are analyzed and broken down by revenue bands and geographical locations in more than 100 pages of tables and graphs.
ATA is a regional accounting firm that offers its clients the resources and expertise of a large firm while maintaining the personalized service of a small firm. The firm has 18 partners and approximately 150 staff members and offers a complete range of accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting services to a diverse portfolio of clients. Offices are located in Dyersburg, Henderson, Jackson, Martin, McKenzie, Memphis, Milan, Nashville, Paris, Trenton and Union City, Tennessee and Murray, Kentucky. Each office reflects the community it serves and gives exceptional personal attention to its clients. For more information about Alexander Thompson Arnold CPAs, visit www.ata.net.