Optima Tax Relief, the largest tax relief company in the United States, has been included for the fourth consecutive year in Inc. magazine’s list of the 5000 fastest-growing private companies. The annual Inc. 5000 event will be on October 17-19, 2018, at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort.
The list ranks companies based on their revenue growth from 2014 to 2017. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based, privately held, and independent. In other words, companies cannot be subsidiaries or divisions of other companies to qualify. Previous members of the Inc. 5000 include companies like Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, and Zillow.
If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice. The lines of business may come and go, or come, and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”
“Our success can be directly attributed to the passion our staff has for servicing our clients,” says David King, CEO of Optima. “They work tirelessly to deliver excellence to every client, every time, with no exceptions.”
Optima Tax Relief combines revenue growth with a customer-focused approach
Making it into the Inc. 5000 is no easy feat. In 2018, Inc. 5000 companies achieved an impressive 3-year growth of 538% and a total revenue of $206.1 billion in 2017. As a group, they provided 664,095 jobs in the last 3 years. Optima Tax Relief showed a revenue growth of 122%
Doing well by doing right is core to our mission at Optima”
“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. Editor in Chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come, and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”
Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics
Recently, Optima Tax Relief also received the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. This award recognizes the practices that organizations employ to generate a high level of trust among their employees, customers, and communities.
“Doing well by doing right is core to our mission at Optima,” says Harry Langenberg, Optima’s managing partner and co-founder. “When our clients succeed, we succeed.”
Jesse Stockwell, who co-founded Optima with Langenberg, adds, “Building a sustainable business that truly serves your clients properly requires looking past short-term metrics. In our case, we invest heavily in our world-class staff and provide them the infrastructure capable of carrying out the mission.”
Optima Tax Relief at a glance
Optima Tax Relief launched in 2011 by Wharton Business School graduates Harry Langenberg and Jesse Stockwell. It has a staff of +400 that includes 16 enrolled agents, 36 tax preparers certified by the California Tax Education Council (CTEC), and 12 tax attorneys with a background in economics, taxation, and business management.
Optima Tax Relief uses a proprietary two-step tax relief process to assess and resolve tax cases. Due to its focus on customer care and experienced tax professionals, Optima Tax Relief is now the largest firm in the business. Since 2011, it has resolved the tax issues of over 10,000 clients. In 2015, Inc. 500 accredited Optima Tax Relief as #1 fastest growing financial services company.