National Management of an Accounting Practice (MAP) Survey

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“I use this information every survey cycle to plan for the future and have found it to be very useful. I would also attribute some of my business success to the survey.”

Patricia Wagner, CPA, MS
Wagner & Associates, CPA, LLC

General Survey Information

2016 Reports are NOW AVAILABLE! Results from the CPA Firm's premier benchmarking study allows ALL size firms to consider where they stand in relation to their peers. Key metrics from firms of all sizes can be used to develop a plan for shifting your firm to the next level.

Participating firms should have received an email from granting access to their FREE personalized reports on the survey platform.

This video tutorial of the MAP Survey Platform provides survey participants instructions on how to use the dynamic options to compare, filter, and download reports.

A comprehensive list of the survey questions, along with help text and multiple choice answer options, can be found in this data collection worksheet. The information regarding each question is also available on the MAP Survey Platform.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Have a question? Answers to the most commonly asked questions can be found here.

For additional information, please email us or call 1-800-CPA-FIRM.

2016 Reports

Purchasing Reports

2016 National MAP Survey National Summary is now available!

AICPA PCPS/ National MAP Survey results are available (see above) to PCPS firms at no charge. Participating firms will receive an email from  granting access to their FREE personalized reports on the survey platform.

To receive state specific comprehensive reports contact your state CPA Society.

*Includes access to the dynamic Compare Firms reporting tab on the survey platform, with downloadable PDF and Excel files.

Related Resources

The Defining Dozen: 12 Metrics CPA Firms Should Track - While there are many metrics CPA firms use to evaluate quantitative performance, here are 12 metrics than can provide more qualitative feedback.

The benefits of benchmarking for CPA firms - This CPA Insider article by Blake Christian explains how comparing firm metrics against those of peers can help leaders set realistic goals.

Visit the Journal of Accountancy website for a checklist of tips for putting the MAP survey results to work for your firm and for a snapshot of some key trends uncovered in the survey.

For additional information, please email or call 1-800-CPA-FIRM.

PCPS and are pleased to welcome back Aon Insurance Services as a proud survey sponsor.