Canada's leading supplier of Small Business services


Padgett Business Services is Canada's leading supplier of Small Business services. We offer a unique combination of information and services to help Small Business succeed.

For over 40 years, we have catered to the individual needs of Small Business owners through a network of 400 local owner-operated offices.

We offer comprehensive and personalized services specifically designed for the needs of Small Business, namely :

      • Accounting and Financial Reporting;
      • Tax Consultation and Preparation;
      • Complete Payroll Services specifically designed for small business;
      • Business Advice.

We help solve small business issues so clients can have peace of mind, and focus on what is most important - their business success.

 Franchise Opportunities

We can help you build and grow a gratifying business. Padgett will give you the opportunity to take control of your future. You'll work for yourself, but not by yourself.

We'll provide the right foundation to accelerate your professional growth and success--including instant credibility that comes with the Padgett brand, proven business tools and training to give you a competitive edge.

You will have access to time-tested systems and marketing techniques as soon as you open your doors for business. You will receive extensive one-on-one training in the Padgett Marketing and Operations System, including:

      • Taxation;
      • Accounting systems;
      • Payroll services;
      • Computer & Technology;
      • Public relations;
      • Marketing;
      • Day-to-day business management.

Padgett franchisees have access to an award-winning franchise support team, state-of-the-art systems, and ongoing training and seminars.

Recent statistics shows 89% of all businesses in Canada are Small Business. It's a constantly growing market in the 21st century economy.

Founded in 1966, Padgett Business Services has over 40 years of experiences. The following are some of the accolades we received:


      • The prestigious Entrepreneur magazine ranked Padgett Business Services in their annual TOP 500 for 24 consecutive years.
      • Padgett Business Services is the only Accounting/Business Services franchise listed in, The Fifty Best Franchise Opportunities by Robert Perry.
      • Success magazine and Ernst & Young have listed Padgett Business Services in their annual Gold 100 for franchise opportunities since 1993.
      • Padgett Business Services has gained visibility in featured articles in the Financial Post and Les Affaires, as well as various interviews of Padgett executives on national TV - CBC and RDI.
      • Income Opportunities magazine's Platinum 200 has ranked Padgett Business Services #1 in the Accounting/Business Services category every Year since 1995.
      • The Wall Street Journal's National Business Employment Weekly has listed Padgett Business Services in its Semi-Annual Recommended Buys List twice yearly since 1995..

      • Accounting Today magazine has cited Padgett Business Services in these categories:

          • Top 100 firms in America
          • Top 10 Fastest Growing Firms in America (without using merger for growth)
          • Gold Medal Award for Achievement in Client Service
          • Merit Award for Achievement in Client Service
          • 100 Most Influential People in Accounting, Dan Sautner, Vice Chairman and Roger Harris, President of Padgett Business Services

 Contact Information

Business sector : Accounting - Taxation - Payroll Services
Regions covered : Canada and USA
Total investment needed : $ 40,000 to $ 45,000
Training included : Yes
Head Office : Padgett Business Services (Canadian H. O. in Ontario)/td>
Contact : Mr. Hal Canaan
Phone :  1-888-723-4388, ext. 222
Fax :  1-800-428-5297
Email :
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