About Us

Established in 1965, Padgett Business Services® has grown to be a recognized leader in providing financial reporting, bookkeeping, payroll and advisory services designed specifically for small businesses. Today, PADGETT has over 400 local owner-operated offices in North America serving thousands of clients.

At PADGETT, our relationship with clients is professional yet personal. We work closely with our clients to develop solutions that will give them more time to focus on the growth and success of their business. PADGETT can provide for all of your reporting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax needs under one roof. We offer a small firm feeling with the advantage of large firm resources by being a part of the PADGETT national network of offices.

Small businesses across the country have strengthened the foundation for future growth through our tax and financial services, and our consulting advice has helped them plan for their dreams.  Our consultation and services allows our clients to focus on what they do best- running their business!



Beresford Clarke

Learn About Your Local Padgett Business Services® Owner: Beresford Clarke

Beresford is the owner and operator of Padgett Business Services® of Missouri City, Texas. He has broad experience ranging from nine years as a flight test engineer to over 16 years in accounting, finance and operations. He was Financial Planning Manager with Texas Instruments before starting his own small business tax and finance practice.

Beresford received an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame. He enjoys travel and has journeyed to six of the world’s continents. He also enjoys sports, exercise, reading and volunteering with charitable organizations. He is a volunteer with Child Advocates Inc. of Harris County and of Fort Bend County.

He has been a Padgett business owner for three years and decided to join the Padgett family because he wanted to better support small business owners in their journey to success. Padgett provided Beresford with the perfect vehicle to accomplish this goal.

The Missouri City office offers above-and-beyond support, including pickup and delivery service, monthly profit-and-loss statements, tax planning and business advice, as well as payroll processing. Beresford and the team think of themselves as partners to their small business clients. They keep your financials in order and empower you to focus on your operations and have peace of mind.

Tax & Financial Certifications

Beresford is an Enrolled Agent (EA).  EAs are federally-licensed tax practitioners who have unlimited rights to represent taxpayer before the IRS to resolve tax issues.

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