OMAHA, Neb., - INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) has named Lutz, for the second consecutive year, as one of the Best of the Best and Fastest-Growing Accounting Firms in the country. The Best of the Best distinction was given to 50 out of 540 participating firms with overall superior financial and operational performance based on more than 70 IPA criteria. Lutz was also identified as an IPA Fastest Growing Firm as a result of its above average revenue growth over the past year.

The IPA 2014 Best of the Best firms are well-managed and well-executed examples of how to succeed. The 2014 IPA Best of the Best firms come in all sizes and are geographically dispersed across the U.S. The smallest firm is a 20-person firm and the largest is a firm of 2,500.

"The IPA Best of the Best firms represent the pinnacle of high-performing 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.

"The success of the Best of the Best firms is a tribute to their leadership and staff. Their enviable performance provides a model to others to better understand and implement winning strategies to run a more successful firm," says Kelly Platt, publisher of INSIDE Public Accounting.

Inside Public Accounting reports and analyzes the news, trends, strategies and politics that affect the nation's public accounting firms, and provide information and resources to compete and operate more profitably.

A full list of the 2014 IPA Best of the Best firms can be found at

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Lutz is the accounting and business solutions firm for businesses and individuals seeking a partner to help energize and heighten financial and organizational success. Born and raised in Nebraska over the past 34 years, our experienced team simplifies complexities and provides expert tax, accounting, assurance, investment management, financial planning, technology and recruiting solutions. We embrace your business as our own to spark the right solutions and help you thrive.  Mind What Matters at