(New Orleans, LA, September 30, 2014) INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA), an independent national accounting newsletter, has named LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors as one of the 2014 ‘Top 200 Accounting Firms’ in the country for the fifth year in a row.
More than 540 firms participated in this year’s survey. IPA based its selection of the 2014 ‘Top 200 Accounting Firms’ on firm revenue and growth, including companies with annual revenue of between $14-31 million. The IPA 200 averaged 5.4% top-line growth, and 6.2% growth to the bottom line. This year, LaPorte ranks as the 142nd largest firm in the country.
“Once again, we are pleased to be among IPA’s ‘Top 200 Accounting Firms.’ states William ‘Ted’ Mason, president and CEO of LaPorte. “LaPorte will continue to emphasize top quality technical skills in our accounting, tax and advisory practice, combined with value-added consulting services in specific industry areas, as we pursue additional growth in the Gulf Coast region,” he adds.
INSIDE Public Accounting began publishing the ‘Top 200 Accounting Firms’ in 2010. LaPorte was previously named as one of IPA’s ‘All-Star Firms’ for 2008 and 2009.
Established in 1946, LaPorte is one of the largest independent accounting and business consulting firms in the region, with over 160 personnel in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Covington, LA, and in Houston, TX. The firm offers a variety of services, including accounting, audit and assurance business consulting, and tax planning and compliance.