Opportunity details
Type Franchise
Cash RequiredThe cash required is the amount of cash you have available or that you can access without referring to a traditional loan (family loans, stock, retirement plans, etc).
Total InvestmentThe total investment is the total expected spending amount to start their business. This includes the franchise fee and other spending fees such as real estate, staffing, and supplies.
Total Units (Canada) 350
Total Units (Ontario) 115
Year Founded 1966



PADGETT BUSINESS SERVICES is Canada’s leading provider of accounting, tax, financial reporting and payroll services as well as strategic business advice to small businesses since 1966.


Canada’s Leading Provider of Accounting & Tax Services to Small Business Since 1966

We can help you pursue a rewarding professional career as a business owner, and take control of your future.

We'll provide the right foundation to accelerate your professional growth and success including proven business tools, training and support to give you a competitive edge, and easy access to a community of seasoned Padgett franchise owners.

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, ongoing support and follow-up in the areas of:

  • Taxation;
  • State-of-the-art systems;
  • Payroll services;
  • Computer & Technology;
  • Public relations;
  • Marketing techniques and programs;
  • Day-to-day business management.

Hundreds of Padgett franchises across North America provide their customers a full range of products and personalized service specially designed for the needs of small business, namely:

  • Accounting and financial reporting
  • Tax preparation and consultation
  • Payroll services
  • Professional advice

The ideal candidate has a background in accounting or finance, and is motivated to build his/her own business, and has a desire to help small business succeed.

According to recent statistics there are two million small businesses in Canada, a growing market waiting to be tapped.

If you’re ready to branch out, we’ll offer a successful formula for running your own show… one with less risk and the support system of a solid, experienced company.

We’re helping grow success stories, one entrepreneur at a time.