Forbes magazine recently published a list of America’s Top Recommended Tax And Accounting Firms. 24 PrimeGlobal North American member firms were included in Forbes' list, which represents almost 50% of all PrimeGlobal North American firms. A key strength of PrimeGlobal is the outstanding quality that our members provide through both the expert services that they supply their clients and the exceptional standards that they set for themselves. Of the 227 firms identified, PrimeGlobal firms represented 10% of all firms named on Forbes' list.  Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to create their list of the most recommended North American firms for tax and accounting services. View Forbes‘ America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms list here.

Michelle
"I am extremely proud that such a large number of PrimeGlobal firms have been recognized on the Forbes “ America’s Top Recommended Tax And Accounting Firms” list. Congratulations to those firms who have been honored, it is wonderful to have so many outstanding members providing exceptional services." Michelle Arnold, PrimeGlobal NA Executive Director
Steve Heathcote Prime Global Ceo
"We are honored that PrimeGlobal member firms have been recognized for their dedication, enthusiasm and excellent services. This is further proof that PrimeGlobal firms represent quality at every level of the accounting profession." Stephen Heathcote, PrimeGlobal CEO

To create the list of America’s Best Tax & Accounting Firms, the market research company Statista considered 1,800 survey responses from CPAs, enrolled agents, tax lawyers, accountants and CFOs between August 12 and September 13, 2019. Survey participants who worked for a tax or accounting firm could name up to ten firms for tax and ten firms for accounting that they would recommend if their company were not able to take on a client. View Forbes‘ America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms list here. Find out more about the PrimeGlobal firms included on the list by clicking on a firm profile below. 

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Headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina since 1991, Bauknight Pietras & Stormer (BPS) is proud to represent international, national and local clients located in South Carolina’s rapidly expanding, pro-business environment. BPS serves as the preferred strategic partner of privately held businesses and wealthy individuals, providing tax, accounting & assurance, and business consulting services. In addition, we are a national leader in both the telecommunications and property & casualty insurance industries, emphasizing captive insurance.

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Berntson Porter & Company helps businesses identify and unlock their true potential. Along with offering a conventional array of consulting, auditing, accounting and tax services, we work hard to gain a thorough understanding of each client's particular needs and to earn their confidence so we can provide both useful counsel and creative solutions. As skilled, experienced professionals, we are able to analyze problems and provide technically sound advice. Our initiative, accessibility and enterprising outlook enable our clients to take advantage of wealth-building opportunities that extend beyond familiar, conventional boundaries.

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Blackburn, Childers & Steagall, PLC is one of the largest firms in Eastern Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and Western North Carolina. BCS employs over 100 professionals, and is a full service accounting firm, offering tax, accounting, auditing and consulting services. In addition, we also have wealth management, a trust company, and a business valuation company. We specialize in serving health care, nursing facilities, higher education, employee benefit plans, manufacturers, construction, governments, restaurants, and family-owned businesses, in addition to many others.

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Belfint, Lyons & Shuman was founded in 1923, as a small accounting practice whose staff was committed to building long-standing, mutually beneficial relationships with clients and business associates. Today, with more than 60 professionals, we have become one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting firms in Delaware while never losing sight of our founding commitments. We have a diverse client base and offer services such as: accounting & auditing, tax planning & compliance, small business services, litigation support, employee benefit plan audits, succession planning, business & management consulting, and corporate services for investment holding companies. We also have an office in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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Boulay works with closely-held businesses, public companies and individuals who are, or who aspire to be, financially successful. Our focus is to help you protect your business, build your wealth and secure your future by partnering with you and integrating our depth of experience in accounting, tax, and other financial services designed to “help you get there.” Founded in 1934 and located in Minneapolis, MN, we employ approximately 180 personnel, including 33 partners and 100 Certified Public Accountants. Our firm has experienced a long history of consistent growth in revenue, employees, clients, and practice areas. This is a testament to both our people and loyal client base.

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Calvetti Ferguson is a middle-market CPA firm that provides accounting, advisory, assurance, & tax services with an entrepreneurial mind & spirit. We combine the experience and know-how of a Big Four firm with tailored business solutions to provide our clients with the ultimate consulting experience.

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Carr, Riggs & Ingram (CRI) is one of the top 20 largest accounting firms in the United States and the fastest growing in the top 100. CRI delivers innovative, solutions-oriented support specifically tailored to help its clients maximize their profitability and success. CRI’s traditional and specialized services are derived from the firm’s national strength and grown from its continued commitment to client service and hospitality. Our services include accounting and auditing (A&A), business consulting and support, transaction advisory services, forensic accounting, IT auditing, retirement plan auditing, SEC compliance, litigation support, business valuation, local, state, federal and international, tax planning and consulting, and trusts and estates. Additionally, CRI’s portfolio of companies delivers service organization control (SOC) reports, transaction advisory services, and wealth management.

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Cassady Schiller is a leading accounting and advisory firm based in Cincinnati, Ohio. We serve individuals, families, privately held businesses and public companies. Our dedicated team serves all levels of businesses, from one-person operations to multi-million dollar companies. We offer an expansive list of value-added services with one common focus - helping our clients achieve financial peace of mind. We believe that serving our clients first requires understanding them, including how their business and personal lives are connected. At Cassady Schiller, we are most proud of our employees, our clients, and our integrity. We were proud to be a finalist for Greater Cincinnati’s Best Places to Work award in 2010 and even more thrilled to be named the winner in 2011. Every day we do our best to help our clients and our professionals reach their goals.

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E. Cohen and Company, CPAs is a full-service CPA firm based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, providing Tax Compliance & Consulting, Audit & Assurance, Business Advisory Services, and Business Technology Services. Our industries include: Professional Services, Government Contracting, Not-For-Profit, Construction & Real Estate, Manufacturing & Distribution, Dealerships, Professional Athletes & Sports Executives and Individuals. We believe our growth is reflective of our commitment to our Clients as well as our employees. Not only do we live in the area where our Clients do, we volunteer, too. We want to make a difference in the lives of our Clients and our Community.

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Flaherty Salmin CPAs is a full service professional firm of Certified Public Accountants providing a variety of services in affordable housing, audit, accounting, tax and advisory. We are currently ranked the 10th largest CPA Firm in the Rochester area, per the Rochester Business Journal. Each of the founding partners worked in a Big 4 international firm prior to starting their own CPA practices. The firm takes great pride in providing its clients with the knowledge, experience and technical capabilities of a Big 4 Firm but with increased attention to service at competitive prices. We are extremely pleased that Flaherty Salmin CPAs has always completed its peer reviews with an unmodified report (the highest rating attainable). The issuance of an unmodified opinion serves as recognition that the firm has achieved a level of quality control that reflects the highest standards within the profession today.

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