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Padgett Business Services
#431 Franchise 500| Financial, payroll, consulting, and tax services

About
Founded

1965

Franchising Since

1975 (43 Years)

Corporate Address

160 Hawthorne Pk.
Athens, GA 30606

CEO

Steven Rafsky

Parent Company

SmallBizPros Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$20,200 - $99,975

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $56,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

9%+

Financing Options

Padgett Business Services has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives

$4,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Classroom Training:

up to 80 hours

Additional Training:

At annual marketing convention & tax seminar

Number of Employees Required to Run:

1

Padgett Business Services is ranked #431 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
The first Padgett Business Services office opened in the 1960's to help small business owners with their taxes. In 1975, the company began expanding through franchising, and its services have expanded as well. In addition to tax advice and preparation, Padgett franchisees offer business advice, management financial reporting, credit card processing, payroll solutions and other business services.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $20,200 High - $99,975
Units
-3.3%-12 UNITS (1 Year) -8.2%-32 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 1st, 2017