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Coet2 CPAs named runner-up in ‘Best of Colorado’ competition

May 2016

Westminster firm one of three honored in accounting category

WESTMINSTER, Colo. (May 10, 2016) – Coet2 CPAs, P.C. learned recently that it was named by ColoradoBiz Magazine as one of the top accounting firms in the state.

Results of an online poll of readers and other business leaders identified the Westminster-based Coet2 as a runner-up in the competition. Coet2 was the only woman-owned business in the group of three firms.

"We are gratified to learn that the work we are doing in northwest Westminster has been noticed across such a significant geographic area,” said Owner and Founder Fran Coet. “Now in our 30th year of preparing tax returns, handling payroll, and providing a wide variety of accounting needs for businesses, this award tells us we have been on the right track in serving our clients."

A Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Valuation Analyst, and Certified Financial Planner® Practitioner, Fran Coet has also qualified as an expert witness regarding business valuations and income tax issues. She is a specialist in divorce taxation planning, and she is a seminar leader on tax legislation, tax planning and record keeping for businesses. Her husband, John Coet, provides financial planning services for that side of the business, and he is a principal in Coet2 CPAs.

About Coet2 CPAs, P.C.

Founded in 1986, Coet2 CPAs specializes in tax preparation and planning for individuals, businesses and fiduciaries. Other services include accounting services to fit the small business, such as monthly financials, payroll and sales tax preparation, and remote access support for accounting functions, business valuations and litigation support services. They also provide wealth management and financial planning for retirement and college. Coet2 has been named the “Best Accounting Firm” by the Westminster Window three straight years; and it was ranked among the Top 100 Women-Owned Companies in 2003 and 2005 by ColoradoBiz Magazine. Fran Coet won the “Everyday Heroine Award” from the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants in 2008; and she was a finalist for the Denver Business Journal’s Outstanding Women in business in 2013 and 2015. For information, go to