HOUSTON - Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas) has been recognized by INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) as one of the 50 Best of the Best Firms in the U.S. Additionally, PKF Texas has been named to IPA's annual top 200 firms list.

"PKF Texas is honored to be recognized in the company of so many successful firms, both in the Top 200 and Best of the Best lists," said Kenneth Guidry, CPA, President. "Our ongoing efforts to build and improve our firm have resulted in this recognition."

The Best of the Best firms are ranked on more than 70 criteria; IPA's formula removes imbalances, such as firm size or location, which can skew comparisons among participants in the annual IPA survey and analysis of firms. These 50 firms are regarded as the most successful in the profession.

The Top 200 rankings appear in a September 2014 special report from INSIDE Public Accounting. For complete lists of the INSIDE Public Accounting Top 200 firms and 2014 Best of the Best, visit http://insidepublicaccounting.com/.

About The Platt Group and INSIDE Public Accounting

INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA)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 works with 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.

About Pannell Kerr Forster of Texas, P.C. (PKF Texas)

PKF Texas is the premiere middle-market CPA firm in Houston, with a 28 year history focused on assisting entrepreneurial minded businesses. We provide audit, accounting, domestic and international tax, entrepreneurial advisory services, outsource and co-source accountancy services, profit enhancement, employee benefit plan audits, fraud and forensic services, internal audit and internal controls, state and local tax, incentives and credits to emerging and middle market companies across many industries. Through PKF International and the Leading Edge Alliance, we have access to worldwide resources. To learn more about PKF Texas, visit www.pkftexas.com.