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BUSINESS BROKERAGE, INC.. is California's leading accounting and tax practice broker. We have brokered over 1,600 practices over the last 32 years. Call us to discuss: How to buy a practice; How to sell a practice; How to retire with "top dollar" for your practice and stream of income; How to retire and fund your defined benefit pension plan.

Our current list of practices for sale:

 

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All BBI listings include: 1. Guarantee of the gross revenue; 2. Seller financing; 3. Transitional assistance by Seller.
You can be confident that our practice listings are solid.

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Listings as of August 27, 2015
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

CPA PRACTICE #118813 EAST BAY
$1,882,865 GROSS. Taxes 62% ($1,415 AVG), Financial Accounting 36% ($20,899AVG); consulting 4%. Well established 31 years. Seller will transition out over the next 3 -5 years. High net 57%. CCH User. Terms & Guarantee.

CPA PRACTICE #171515 SAN FRANCISCO FINANCIAL DISTRICT
$715,000 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($3,340 AVG), Fincl. Accounting 1% ($2,900AVG) Consltg. 4%. Terms & Guarantee. CONTRACT PENDING

CPA PRACTICE #151815 SANTA ROSA
$518,000 GROSS. Taxes 77% ($882 AVG), Financial Accounting 3% ($2,233AVG) and Audit Rep / Other 20%. 28 yr. practice , can be relocated. 49% Net. Lacerte user. Excellent rent. Fully staffed. Excellent year round cash flow. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #167315 STOCKTON
$657,087 GROSS. Taxes 62% ($500 AVG), Financial Accounting 36% ($2,686 AVG), Consulting 2%. Well-established, 32 years. Excellent year-round cash flow. Lacerte user. Excellent rent. Fully staffed. Terms, Guarantee and Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #140015 STOCKTON
$400,000 GROSS. Tax 93% ($536 Avg), Bookkeeping 5% ($902 AVG) and 2% Other. Terms, Guarantee. SOLD

EA PRACTICE #132215 FREMONT
$322,029 GROSS. Tax 97% ($294 Avg) and Bookkeeping 3% ($1,000 AVG). Lacerte user. Seller is motivated to sell and is looking for an exceptional EA or CPA to take over his clients. 50% of the clients either mail or drop off their information.  Low AR. Great collections.  Lease is year to year and practice can be relocated within reason. Excellent street front location. Well-established practice (64 years). 50% Net. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

EA TAX & BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #130514 SANTA CRUZ
$310,000 GROSS. Taxes 55% ($328 AVG) and Bookkeeping 45% ($3,510 AVG).  Terms, guarantee and Transitional Assistance. SOLD

EA PRACTICE #128015 STOCKTON
$270,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($337 AVG). Well established (22 years) with a diverse client base. Lacerte User. Practice must be relocated. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. CONTRACT PENDING

CPA PRACTICE #122915 SAN FRANCISCO
$230,253 GROSS. Taxes 90%% ($1,109.00 AVG), Accounting 4% ($9,000 AVG); Other 6%. 9 yr.practice, can be relocated after 10/16. 77% Net. Drake User. 90% of clients drop off or mail information. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #121015 DOWNTOWN SAN JOSE
$210,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($2,763 AVG). Well-established, 42 years. Practice can be relocated. High net: 75%. Lacerte user. 60% of clients mail in or drop off material. Client average income: $430,000. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #118615 MORGAN HILL
$186,728 Gross. Tax 94% ($529 Avg), Bookkeeping 2% ($2,250 Avg) and Misc. 4% Terms & Guarantee. SOLD

EA PRACTICE #117315 ALAMEDA COUNTY
$186,274 GROSS. Taxes 54% ($360 AVG) and Bookkeeping and Payroll 45% ($1,454 AVG). Well established (12 years) with a diverse client base. ProSeries User. Excellent rent, but can be relocated within reason. Seller would like to work part-time. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance. 

CPA PRACTICE #116915 GLENN COUNTY
$169,667 Gross. Tax 73% ($483 Avg), Bookkeeping  ($2,422 AVG). Lacerte user. Seller is motivated to sell and is looking for an exceptional CPA to take over his clients. Seller owns building and is willing to offer lease or sell building. Well-established practice (40 years). Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #116115 SAN JOSE
$160,000 GROSS. 71% tax ($941Avg), Bookkeeping 24% ($2,021). Terms & Guarantee of Gross Revenue, and transitional assistance. SOLD

CPA PRACTICE #115315 CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
$153,810 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($487 Avg). Tax season hours: 9-5 weekdays, 9-3 Saturday: Off season 9-4:30 every other week. Mo/mo Lease: buyer may take over premises or relocate to buyer’s office. Exceptional net of 74%. Established 38 yrs. Motivation: Retirement. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. UNDER CONTRACT

EA PRACTICE #114015 SACRAMENTO
$137,068 GROSS. Tax 53% ($339 Avg) and Bookkeeping 44% ($1,878 AVG) and consulting 3%. Lacerte user. Lease is month to month and practice can be relocated within reason. Well-established practice (25 years). 46% Net. Excellent year round cash flow. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #113515 SANTA CRUZ COUNTY
$135,000 GROSS. Taxes 94% ($737 AVG), Financial Accounting 6% ($4,100 AVG). Well established 22 years. Practice operated out of seller's home and will need to be relocated. Seller is willing to work for Buyer during the 1-3 tax seasons. High net 79%. Lacerte User. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance.

EA PRACTICE #110815 SHASTA COUNTY
$108,041 GROSS. Tax 89% ($365 Avg) and Bookkeeping 11% ($2,400 AVG). Lacerte user. Seller is motivated to sell and is looking for an exceptional CPA to take over his clients. Lease is month to month and can practice can be relocated within reason. Excellent street front location. Well-established practice (34 years). 54% Net. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #108414 NORTHERN ALAMEDA COUNTY / WEST CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
$83,800 GROSS. 100% Tax ($386 AVG). UltraTax user. Seller would be available to work part time for the Buyer during the next tax season. Practice established 10 years. Furniture optional. Terms and guarantee. UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #107515 CONTRA COSTA COUNTY
$75,376 GROSS. Taxes 55% ($320 AVG), Accounting 27% ($4,332 AVG) and 18% other (includes tax processing fee recovery). Tax season and off season hours by appointment. Practice is operated out of seller’s home and must be relocated. Established 20 yrs. Lacerte user. Motivation: Retirement. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #105913 SISKIYOU COUNTY
$59,605 GROSS. Taxes 98% ($257 avg); Accounting 2% ($648 avg). 30 year practice with loyal clients. Great location in scenic area with mild weather. Very reasonable rent, currently no lease and practice may be relocated. Good netof 52%. Motivated seller near Mt. Shasta. Excellent recreation and small schools. Furniture & Equipment are optional. Seller available for transitional assistance. Terms and Guarantee.

EA PRACTICE #105515 SOLANO COUNTY
$55,000 GROSS. 100% Tax ($611 AVG). CCH ProSystems user. Seller is spinning off the tax portion of the practice. Practice must be relocated. Seller available to work part time for the Buyer during the next tax season. 25 yr. practice. Terms and guarantee.

Listings as of August 27, 2015
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

CPA PRACTICE #227514 BAKERSFIELD
$306,600 GROSS. Taxes 51% ($1,698 Avg.); Accounting 49% ($10,740/yr. Avg.). Tax season hours: 9-5 weekdays, 9-3 weekends. Seller available to work part-time for buyer, if desired. Practice may be relocated to Buyer's premises. Very steady year-round cash flow. Seller seeks retirement. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH AT 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #122515 SAN LUIS OBISPO
$225,000 Gross Tax 98% ($603 Avg), Payroll 2% ($800 AVG).  Well-established (29 years). Terms& Guarantee. CALL LEE RIBOLIN: 800-727-4272. SOLD

CPA PRACTICE #217514 SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
$182,000 GROSS. Taxes 91% ($936 avg); Bkkpg, P/R, Misc 9%. Very even & consistent cash flow. High net. Lacerte user. Seller owns office condo. Buyer can purchase office condo (600 sq. ft.) or lease, or relocate practice to Buyer's location. Desirable location. Terms & Guarantee. CALL DAVID SMITH AT 800-274-4272

Listings as of August 27, 2015
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

EA TAX & BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #271214 S.W. SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
$714,472 GROSS. Taxes 38% ($744 avg); Bookkeeping 61% ($4,472 avg) includes payroll); Misc. 1%. UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #255315 PASADENA AREA
$553,048 GROSS. Taxes 83% ($1,525 Avg); Accounting 4% ($11,688/yr Avg); Audits 12% ($7,872 Avg); Payroll 1% ($1,254/yr Avg). Lease expires 11/30/15. Client avg income $250,000, avg age 70. Hours: off season 8-4: tax season 8-5 plus Sat 8-2. Billing rate $375/hr. Established 50 yrs. Even monthly cash flow with exceptional tax season. R.E. partnership knowledge/experience helpful. Seller open to several different purchase scenarios. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #249215 NORTH SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
$502,000 GROSS. Taxes 38% ($582 Avg); Bookkeeping 39% ($1,585/yr Avg); PayRoll, MAS Consulting, etc. 22%. Motivation: semi-retirement. Mo-Mo lease with veryLow rent. Hours: Off Season: 5 days, 8:30-5; Tax Season: 5 days 9-5 & Sat. 9-3. Owner's Billing rate $300+. Uses Lacerte, Quickbooks & Creative Solutions (provides Financial Statements with Bookkeeping). Established 30 years. Tax interviews pre-set. Very even monthly cash flow. Terms, Guarantee of Gross Revenue & Transitional Assistance.

CPA TAX PRACTICE #243715 SAN DIEGO (I-5 / 56)
$437,015 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($4,084 avg). Class "A" office space. Buyer to take over 1/3 of office and split rent (shares w/2 businesses).  Lease expires 7/1/17.  Low A/R’s. Thompson Reuters user.  Reasonable hours. Established 28 years.  High net-worth and professional clients. Turn-Key operation.  Terms, Transitional Assistance (up to 2 years) & Guarantee of gross revenues.

EA TAX & BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #237615 SAN DIEGO PACIFIC BEACH AREA
$376,188 GROSS. Taxes 56% ($211 avg); Bookkeeping 30% ($3,191 avg); Misc. (payroll, IRS audit). Health forces sale, but seller wants to stay on part time at about 50% capacity.  Located in West 921 zipcode with ocean view. Two full time employees that will stay on.  High net profit of 64%. Lease is month to month and practice may be relocated to Buyer’s premises.  Low A/R’s.  Lacerte user.  Established 35 years.  Terms & Guarantee of gross revenues.

EA PRACTICE #228115 RIVERSIDE
$281,659 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($340 avg).  Motivation: Seller wants to develop a new/separate practice specializing in tax resolution for clients with IRS problems.  Seller willing to sublet some space from a buyer that takes over his premises and pay a portion of the rent, or, will move to a new location in Riverside if required. Note: Practice has grown 15% per year for last 2 years.  High net profit. Low, low rent. Low, low A/R's.  ProSeries user (Lacerte product). Established 26 years. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #220015 ORANGE
Spinning off about $200K of $350,000 Gross. Total practice specs: Taxes 88% ($613 Avg); Accounting 7% (1,688/yr. Avg); Misc 5% ($400/yr Avg). Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. UNDER CONTRACT

EA PRACTICE #216715 SAN DIEGO NORTH COASTAL
$275,345 (OR $181,345) GROSS. Seller is retiring. Seller's family member works in the practice and seller may give her $75K.  Based on $275K: Taxes 96% ($656 avg); Bookkeeping 0%; Misc growth & extensions 4%. Low, low rent $752/mo. Low, low A/R’s.  Lacerte user.  Established 38 years. Note: Seller's family member will be available to aid in retention (call broker for details).  Transitional Assistance and Terms & Guarantee of gross revenues.

EA TAX & BKKPG. PRACTICE #214215 ORANGE
$142,423 GROSS. Taxes 95% ($490 Avg); Bookkeeping 5%. One of two partners selling. Sales are for departing ptnr. Seller wants buyer to share office with remaining ptnr (late 60's). Lacerte user. Terms, Transitional assistance, Guarantee of gross. Great opportunity for an EA to get started with great resource available to help. WAITING FOR DETAILS FROM SELLER.

EA PRACTICE #214015 N. SAN DIEGO COUNTY
$140,586 GROSS. Taxes 90% (Avg. Fee 1040 = $392, 1120/S = $607), Bus. Consulting 5%, Payroll 4%.  60% individual returns, rest = corps, partnerships, fiduciary.  Practice can be relocated or combined with Buyer’s existing practice. Well-established (10yrs).  Uses Lacerte and QuickBooks.  Seller available for up to 2 yrS (optional). Terms,Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA OR EA PRACTICE #213315 LA HABRA, LA MIRADA, BREA AREA
$133,000 GROSS. Taxes 82% ($344 Avg); Bookkeeping 15% ($1,500/yr Avg.); Misc. 3%. Lacerte & QB user. Seller ismotivated to sell and is looking for a CPA or EA to take over her clients. Well-established practice (26 years). Seller will help in the transition as health permits. Offered with Terms and Guarantee of Gross Revenues. Practice may be relocated within a reasonable distance from present office (Imperial/Harbor) to retain clients.

EA, MBA PRACTICE #210415 HUNTINGTON BEACH
$104,600 GROSS. Taxes 85% ($292 AVG); Misc. (IRS audits, IRS collection, Prior yr rtns) 15%. Lacerte user. Mo-Mo lease, practice can be relocated to Buyer’s office. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #212015 NORTH ORANGE COUNTY
$120,000 GROSS. Accounting 67% ($4,445 Avg/Yr); Taxes 33% ($580 Avg). SOLD

CPA PRACTICE #212115 SOUTH ORANGE COUNTY (NEAR I5 & 405)
$115,600 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($405 Avg). SOLD

CPA PRACTICE #207515 SAN DIEGO I-15 CORRIDOR
$75,068 GROSS.  Spinning off of $75,068 (Seller keeping $43,000 3 Trusts, Personal friends, Family).  Taxes 89% ($488 Avg); Bookkeeping 6%; Misc. consulting 5%. Estab. 20 yrs. Bills @ $180/hr. Drake user. Lease expired 5-31-15 so practice may be relocated (within reason). Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #205815 SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS FOOTHILLS AREA
$59,970 GROSS. Taxes 87% ($408 Avg); Bookkeeping 11% ($3,300 Avg), Other 2%. Motivation is semi-retirement; spinning off a portion of the practice. Uses Lacerte and Quickbooks. Tax interviews pre-set. 2 year lease- executive office available in same building for steady referral source, or practice may be relocated. Established 30 years. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. WAITING FOR SOME ADDL. DETAILS

CPA PRACTICE #205715 SAN DIEGO I-15 CORRIDOR
$57,732 GROSS. Taxes 65% ($718 AVG); Bkkpg. 9% (1 client, $5,243 AVG); MAS/Consulting 26%. Pro-Series user. High Net of 71%. Seller only works 2-3 days per week. Mo-Mo lease, practice can be relocated to Buyer’s office. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance

 

THIS MARKET IS HOT WITH MULTIPLE OFFERS ON MOST PRACTICES. MOST RESULT IN HIGHER BIDS AND SALE PRICES. ALL PRACTICES HAVE LIMITED GUARANTEE PROVISIONS.

PLEASE CALL TO DISCUSS YOUR PLANS, SITUATION, TIMING.

BUSINESS BROKERAGE, INC. SPECIALIZES IN SALES, MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS OF:

  • CALIFORNIA TAX PRACTICES
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  • CALIFORNIA BOOKKEEPING PRACTICES
  • CALIFORNIA ACCOUNTING PRACTICES

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