Three Ways to Break Partner Gridlock in an Accounting Firm

When one-partner, one-vote isn’t working. 

by Marc Rosenberg, CPA
Author of How To Bring in New Partners

Most firms vote on a one-person, one-vote basis despite varying ownership percentages.

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But is that always the best way? Here are three better ways.