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BLS CPAs Earns Client Service Excellence Award for the Third Year

February 16, 2021

Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, CPAs (BLS), an IPA Top 300 accounting firm, announced today that they have earned the 2021 Best of Accounting Award for providing superior service to their clients. This is the third consecutive year that BLS has earned this award, which is based solely on direct feedback from the firm’s clients. ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients. When clients were asked how likely they would recommend BLS to a friend or colleague, BLS received a Net Promoter® Score of 90.3%, which is significantly higher than the 2020 accounting industry average of 23%. You can view BLS’s profile by clicking here.

“BLS is committed to providing an exceptional experience for our clients and these survey results show how much our clients appreciate the work we do and the trust they have in us as their advisors and friends. Each BLS team member makes a difference at our firm, and for our clients, our industry, and our community. We are very grateful for our clients, who are as much a part of the BLS family as our team, and thankful that they took the time to participate in our annual survey.” BLS’s Managing Director, Michael T. French, CPA states.

“After one of the most turbulent years in modern history, winners of the 2021 Best of Accounting Award have proven their commitment to go above and beyond in support of their clients,” said ClearlyRated’s CEO and Founder, Eric Gregg. “These service leaders have demonstrated their capacity to be agile, to be precise, and to prioritize the client experience above all else. It is my honor to celebrate and showcase the 2021 Best of Accounting winners alongside feedback from their actual clients on!”

About Belfint, Lyons & Shuman, P.A.:

Belfint, Lyons & Shuman was founded in 1923 as a small accounting practice whose staff was committed to building long-standing, mutually beneficial relationships with clients and business associates. Today, with 80 professionals, we have become one of the largest and most respected certified public accounting firms in Delaware while never losing sight of our founding commitments. We have a diverse client base and offer services such as: advisory services, assurance, auditing, tax planning & compliance, small business services, litigation support, employee benefit plan audits, succession planning, business & management consulting and corporate services for investment holding companies. Visit our website at

About Best of Accounting™
ClearlyRated’s Best of Accounting® Award recognizes accounting firms that have demonstrated exceptional service quality based exclusively on ratings provided by their clients. The award program provides statistically valid and objective service quality benchmarks for the accounting industry, revealing which firms deliver the highest quality of service to their clients. Winners are featured on—an online business directory that helps buyers of professional services find service leaders and vet prospective firms with the help of validated client ratings and testimonials.


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