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Katz, Sapper & Miller and Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc. Announce Merger

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Fort Wayne, Ind. - Long-time Fort Wayne-based Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc. and Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM), one of the nation’s top public accounting and consulting firms, with offices in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and New York, today announced their merger, to be effective Dec. 1, 2015. Together, the firms boast more than a century of providing tax, accounting and business 
consulting expertise to a wide range of clients in a variety of industries.

“Providing quality professional services for our entrepreneurial clients has always been the hallmark of our reputation in northeast Indiana,” said Krouse, Kern & Co. President Richard Krouse. “With this merger, our clients will have access to expanded resources and expertise provided by the KSM network of professionals.”

The merged firm will be called Katz, Sapper & Miller and will be located at the current Krouse, Kern & Co. offices at 6509 Mutual Drive.

“This is an ideal partnership,” added KSM Managing Partner David Resnick. “Like us, Krouse, Kern & Co. has provided unmatched service to middle-market, family-owned businesses with integrity and excellence. Their 65 years of service in the Fort Wayne market will complement the depth and breadth of resources that KSM offers.”

Krouse, Kern & Co. was founded in 1950 and is one of the longest-standing Fort Wayne-based accounting firms. The firm’s professionals have served the Fort Wayne community in various capacities as board members and volunteers with multiple local and regional organizations.

KSM has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana for 10 consecutive years by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. The firm was also named one of 50 firms among the Best of the Best by INSIDE Public Accounting for its superior management and operational performance. 

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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 65 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller (ksmcpa.com) has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax and consulting services. Founded in 1942, the firm has approximately 300 employees and is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, with additional offices in New York City and Fort Wayne, IN. Katz, Sapper & Miller was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine. The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, a global association of independent accounting firms.

About Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc.
Krouse, Kern & Co., Inc. is a public accounting firm that has been providing services to northeast Indiana for more than 60 years. The firm is committed to maintaining close relationships with clients to ensure personalized, accurate and timely service. Its goal is to routinely exceed the expectations of its individual and business clients. For more information, visit www.krousekern.com.