Parms + Company has completed our financial audit for the past two years. After speaking with a few companies who had experience with them, it was clear that Parms was highly recommended.  They have done a great job.  We have valued their counsel and have had a great experience with John and his team and I would gladly recommend them. - Bill Grindle CEO / Executive Director See Kids Dream

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30 Years and Counting

The year 2013 marks three decades that Parms + Company has been serving Central Ohio. We are proud of our successful history and look forward to many more years helping to meet the accounting and business advisory needs of our community.

The Parms team is grateful for the support of our clients, neighbors and friends. We truly appreciate your business and your relationship with us!

Parms + Company Milestones


Our history begins in Columbus, Ohio where John Parms, CPA establishes the firm on October 1.  


Tim Grant joins firm.  


Ted Johnson joins firm.  


Parms + Company is awarded the Minority Business Advocate award, presented by Society Bank.  


Parms + Company celebrates 10 years in business!  


U.S. Small Business Administration presents Ted Johnson with the 1994 Columbus District Minority Small Business Advocate of the Year award.

United Way 1994 Award of Excellence is presented to Parms + Company.


United Way 1995 Award of Excellence is presented to Parms + Company.  


United Way 1997 Award of Excellence is presented to Parms + Company.  


Parms + Company becomes certified as a Minority Business Enterprise with the State of Ohio.  


Ted Johnson joins the City of Columbus Small Business Loan Committee.

Parms + Company becomes certified with the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council.


Parms + Company moves to its current location on S. Front Street in the Brewery District.  


Parms + Company becomes certified under the State of Ohio’s EDGE (Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity) program.  


Parms + Company celebrates 25 years in business, our “silver anniversary”!  


Ted Johnson is appointed to the Ohio Society of CPAs’ Executive Board for a two-year term.  


Parms + Company celebrates 30 years in business, our “pearl anniversary”!

I have trusted Parms + Company with all our tax and accounting needs for over a decade. I have always been very pleased with their professionalism, knowledgeably, flexibility and high degree of personal attention. Though I’m sure their roster is deep, they always make me feel like I am their only client. I consider John Parms a mentor, trusted advisor and a friend. He and the rest of his team keep us in good hands and on a good track. I look forward to having Parms + Company as a strong partner to Fine Citizens for may years to come. - Phil Wilson Founder, President & CEO Fine Citizens