Being In Business For 30 Years Is No Small Feat

December 21, 2017 2:24 pm

Padgett Business Services Hamilton Celebrates 30 Years in Business.


Martine Holjevac, franchise owner of Padgett Business Services, is proud to announce three decades of working with small businesses in Hamilton. In 1987 she recognized that small business in Hamilton were in need of affordable accounting services and she jumped at the chance to buy a franchise that would serve this niche market.


“I got into business all those years ago because I saw a gap in the market and understood there was a need for savvy tax advice for businesses. The opportunity to buy into a franchise was quite novel at the time so I took a chance,” said Holjevac.


Thirty years ago, this franchise model was new in Canada and Holjevac was one the first two originally sold in the country nation-wide.  Her instinct paid off and within five years she had won Padgett’s prestigious Office of the Year award in 1992.


There are now 120 Padgett Business Services franchises across Canada and 400 in North America.


Holjevac, a Registered Public Accountant, specializes in helping local businesses grow and thrive. Just like her clients, she too had to learn how to launch her business and keep it profitable so she truly identifies and understands her clients’ needs whether that be navigating government bureaucracy, tax planning or financial record keeping.


“All of our clients are hard-working and keen business owners, not to mention just all around great people. I get a lot of satisfaction helping them solve their problems and achieve their business goals. We take care of financial matters so they can focus on their business and what they do best


Padgett Business Services offers tax consultation and preparation, financial reporting, book keeping, manual records and complete payroll services. Visit our new website at: for more information.

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