Murphy Miller & Baglieri, LLP Named to INSIDE Public Accounting’s Best of the Best Firms list for 2013.

INSIDE Public Accounting Unveils The 2013 Best of the Best Accounting Firms

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Carmel, Ind. (September 2013) – INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA’s) annual Best of the Best recognition honors only 50 CPA firms across the country for their overall superior performance on more than 70 IPA criteria. The right combination of planning, strategy, and execution distinguish Best of the Best firms from among more than 500 firms that participated in the 23rd IPA Annual Survey and Analysis of Firms.

The IPA Best of the Best CPA firms demonstrate long-term consistency and exceptional performance. In any economy – up or down – clues for what to do, where to focus and how to practice can be found in the IPA Best of the Best. Exceptional client service, commitment to firmwide training, unique benefits for both staff and clients, and specialized client focus all lead to the path of the IPA Best of the Best.

The IPA 2013 Best of the Best firms are well-managed and well-executed examples of how to succeed. The 2013 IPA Best of the Best firms come in all sizes and are geographically dispersed across the U.S. The largest firm to make the list is $418 million and the smallest, at $5.6 million.

“The IPA Best of the Best firms represent the pinnacle of high-performing accounting firms in the U.S. Each firm demonstrates the right combination of vision, planning, training, and execution to deliver superior performance,” says Michael Platt, principal of the Platt Group and publisher of the accounting trade publication, INSIDE Public Accounting. “We congratulate Murphy Miller & Baglieri for being a representative of the best of what the profession has to offer,” he says.

“The success of the Best of the Best firms is a tribute to their leadership and staff. Their performance defies trends by capturing the long-term goals that are needed in order to sustain growth and client service through both prosperous times and down times,” says Kelly Platt, publisher of INSIDE Public Accounting. “We salute Murphy Miller & Baglieri, LLP and recognize their overall management strategies as a model that the profession can be quite proud of,” Platt concludes.

A full list of the 2013 IPA Best of the Best firms can be found at:

IPA also ranks the largest accounting firms in the nation annually, the IPA 100,  along with the IPA 200, those firms ranking No.101 to 200 in the U.S. Visit for more details.


About The Platt Group and INSIDE Public Accounting


INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), founded in 1987, is published by The Platt Group. The Platt Group publishes both the award-winning INSIDE Public Accounting newsletter and the award-winning National Benchmarking Report. The Platt Group also advises, consults and helps firms move to a more successful level. With more than 27 years of independent reporting and more than 23 years of surveying and benchmarking experience, The Platt Group works with CPA firms, managing partners, CFOs and thought leaders across the nation to provide practical ideas, benchmarking data and information to take firms to the next level of improvement.


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