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Build your dream firm with our 50+ years of success

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What We Offer

From start-up to retirement, Padgett has supported our owners as they develop high growth firms.

With Padgett, you can build a business on your own terms, whether you want to work remotely or in person. And most importantly, with the backing of a national organization and a strong brand, you won’t have to do it alone.

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Business support

With our regular guidance, centralized support and recruitment services, you can focus on supporting your clients.  

Tested and Proven Tech Stack

You’ll have access to powerful tools for optimizing your firm and providing excellent customer support through Padgett-vetted software.

Marketing and Branding

A robust package that includes advertising, social media management, branded collateral to order, and website and SEO services.


Join our community of professionals and entrepreneurs like you. Build friendships, find mentors, and grow your personal network through Mastermind groups and annual events.

Proven Systems

We have spent years developing a modern firm playbook and will provide the training you need to build a successful practice the Padgett way.

Major savings

With some of the most competitive royalties in the industry, plus royalty rebates rewards, you can cover other expenses, plus our contracts will save you thousands on software.

Our Network

Padgett’s network of owners supports the backbone of our economy – small businesses — by providing tax, accounting, payroll and advisory services.

We want to allow both our clients and our community members more freedom to achieve their goals. With over 50 years of experience and over 300 locations in North America, we help entrepreneurs like you run highly profitable, modern firms serving the small business market.

50 years of industry leadership and recognition

Padgett’s industry-leading support creates an award-winning affordable business opportunity for accountants. We’ve been recognized for our small business advocacy and our industry influence. Members of our leadership team have served on the IRS Advisory Council, testified before Congress, and been included in the Accounting Today Top 100 Most Influential People list numerous times.

About Padgett

Am I A Good Fit?

Our network represents a diverse range of people who are unified in a few simple ways and share a common goal.

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  • You may be a good fit for the Padgett Network if:

  • You’re entrepreneurial. You’re always looking for new opportunities to improve. You’re flexible and not afraid to try something new.
  • You’re a good leader. You’re independent, yet coachable. You’re self-motivated and can motivate others.
  • You’re familiar with the accounting industry. Maybe you already own a practice, or maybe you’re working as a staff accountant for someone else.
  • You’re customer-focused. You have a passion for helping clients with their finances.
  • You’re ready for more freedom. You like the idea of being your own boss. You want to have more control over when, where, how and with whom you work.


Hear from our Padgett

Tom & Amy Friedel Padgett
Entrepreneurs since 2008

Janet Kaup
Padgett Entrepreneur since 2002

How do I join?

Let us show you that with our support, you’ll have more time, energy, and money to devote to what you care about most: your business and your clients.











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