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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.

Check our listings again soon as several new listings are in the wings

Listings as of May 26, 2016
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), Financial Accounting 1% ($2,900AVG) consulting 4% and tax software reimbursement. Well established 20 years. Practice can be relocated. High net 58%. CCH ProSeries FX User. International tax experience preferred. 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 #132116 WEST SAN JOSE
$321,880 GROSS. Taxes 94% ($448.00 AVG), Write-up 1% ($4,800 AVG) and Consulting 5%. Well established (34 years) with a diverse client base. Lacerte User.  Lease expires 12/31/16 and can be relocated within reason. Seller’s motivation is semi-retirement and would like to phase out and work part-time. Excellent cash flow. COD on all tax.  Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance. 

CPA PRACTICE #126516 SOUTH SAN MATEO COUNTY
$265,000 Gross. Tax 94% ($974 Avg);special projects 6% ($7,500 Avg.). Lacerte user. Seller is looking for an exceptional CPA to take over his clients. Mature Practice (37 Years).  High net 80%. Seller willing to work part time for buyer through next tax season. Lease expires 8/31/16 and practice can be relocated within reason.  Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

TAX PRACTICE #122516 STOCKTON
$226,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($1,674.00 AVG). Practice was operated as a CPA firm until May 2015. Well established (34 years) with a diverse client base. Lacerte User. High net of 73%. Excellent rent, but can be relocated within reason. Seller’s motivation is semi-retirement and would like to phase out and work part-time. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance.

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 #117216 HAYES VALLEY
$171,447 GROSS. Taxes 95% ($771 AVG); Advocacy 5%. ProSeries user. Seller is motivated to sell and is looking for an exceptional CPA or EA to take over her clients. Well-established practice, 20 years. Client prepay for their returns. Practice must be relocated and is very portable (all services performed in the Cloud). Seller plans to move out of the area. Guarantee of gross revenues. Call Lee Ribolin (1-800-727-4272) after February 17th. Prior to Feb. 17th, call Linda Long or David Smith, Broker for more information.

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 #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.

CPA PRACTICE #109415 SOUTHERN SANTA CLARA COUNTY
$94,200 GROSS. Taxes 96% ($662 AVG) AND Bookkeeping 4% ($4,200 AVG.) Well-established, 25 years. Home based practice and needs to be relocated. High net. ATX user. 35% of clients mail in or drop off material. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

BOOKKEEPING & TAX PRACTICE #108816 LIVERMORE
$88,778 GROSS. Bookkeeping 73% ($2,021 AVG.) and Taxes 27% ($423 AVG).  Well established (19 years) with a diverse client base. High net of 91%. ProSeries User. Great cash-flow throughout the year.  Practice is operated out of Seller's home and must be relocated. Seller’s motivation is retirement but would be willing to phase out over time and work part-time. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance. 

TAX PRACTICE #105516 PETALUMA
$49,650 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($365.00 AVG).  Well established (25 years) with a diverse client base. Lacerte User. High net of 87%. Practice currently operated out of Seller's primary business and needs to be relocated within reason. Seller’s motivation is retirement.  Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance. 

EA PRACTICE #104016 EL CERRITO
$40,140 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($340 AVG).  Well established (27 years) with a diverse client base. Lacerte User. High net of 65%. Excellent rent.  Tax revenue COD.  Seller’s motivation is retirement. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance. 

Listings as of May 26, 2016
CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

CPA PRACTICE #122515 SAN LUIS OBISPO
$250,000 Gross. Tax 98% ($654 Avg), Monthly Payroll 2% ($800 AVG). Lacerte user. Seller is looking for an exceptional CPA to take over his clients. Seller and Seller’s wife are willing to work for Buyer during Tax season. Seller owns building and is willing to offer lease. Well-established practice (29 years). Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. CALL LEE RIBOLIN 800-727-4272

Listings as of May 266, 2016
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

CPA PRACTICE #216016 SAN DIEGO
$1,600,000 GROSS. Taxes 53% ($669 AVG), Accounting 42% ($5,633/YR AVG); Misc $74,000 ( Reviews, tax planning, other). Internet and signage brings in new clients weekly. Prime location .Fully staffed practice, paperless, extremely efficient. Owner only works 20 hrs per week other than tax season - great delegation of workload. Clients: Avg. Age 45-55, Avg. Income $100K - $200K. Good monthly cash flow. 90% of fees are fixed fee. Firms like this, well-managed with sharp seasoned staff, do not come around very often . Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #287016 WESTWOOD (LOS ANGELES)
$876,000 GROSS. Taxes 59% ($1,002 AVG), Accounting 8% ($4,015 AVG.) and Misc. 26% (IRS audit $10K, MAS/CONSULT $5K, BUSINESS MANAGEMENT $210K, OTHER $6.25K). Well-established, 30 years. ProFX, QuickBooks & Datafaction user. Practice grew 13% over last 3 yrs. Fully staffed practice. Clients: Avg. Age 50-55, Avg. Income $100K - $125K. Good monthly cash flow. Sellers would like to transition out over the next few years. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL LEE RIBOLIN 800-727-4272

CPA PRACTICE #250815 SAN JACINTO VALLEY
$508,000 GROSS. Taxes 71% ($543 avg); Bookkeeping 19% ($2,655/yr avg); Certified Audits 10% ($7,429 avg).  Well-established, 36+ years. Client's avg income = $90K; avg age = 50. Lacerte & QB user. Billing rate $200/hr. Good monthly cash flow. Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

TAX & BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #244015 E. WHITTIER/LA MIRADA/LA HABRA AREA
$386,713 GROSS. Taxes 79% ($227 avg); Bookkeeping 19% ($3,004 avg); Misc. 3%. Plus Financial & Insurance services, not reflected in Gross Revenue. $30-$40K annual potential revenue, priced on an earn-out basis. Motivation: Retirement. Lacerte user. Mo-Mo Lease. Practice can be relocated within reason. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #220516 N.W. RIVERSIDE COUNTY
$204,290 GROSS. Taxes 32% ($462 avg,), Acctg. 56% ($3,455/yr avg), Misc 12% (MAS, P/R, Misc.) This is a spin-off of approx. 75% (= $204,290) of a $295K practice - Non Profits, Trusts & Friends, Family, some write-up). Seller will be working out of home office.  Current Lease is mo/mo so practice can be relocated. All clients fill out and send organizer. For 65-70% of clients who send their tax organizers in advance, Seller only has about a 5 minute phone call. Only 30-35% of clients have face to face interviews and some of these send tax organizers in advance, others bring to their appt. Pro-Series and Sage user. Gross increased by 10% from 2014 to 2015. Estab. 27yrs. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance offered. (Note: Expenses are for entire practice, with an adjustment based on 25% Seller to retain.).

CPA TAX/AUDIT PRACTICE #217416 SANTA MARIA
$184,156 GROSS. Taxes 48% ($538 avg); Cert. Audits & Reviews 47% ($4,306 avg); Accounting 5% ($4,370/yr avg). Motivation: retirement. Seller has 2,200 sq. ft. premises but needs only half (mo/mo rent). Seller offers guarantee, transitional assistance, terms.

TAX & BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #211416 UPLAND
$114,400 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($312 avg); Bookkeeping & Payroll 10% ($12,000/yr). Motivation: Moving out of USA. Proseries (intuit) user. Lease $650/mo, terminates 10/16, practice can be relocated within a reasonable distance after 10/16. Clients: Avg. age 40, Avg. income $110,000. Billing rate $125/hr. 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
  • CALIFORNIA E.A. PRACTICES
  • CALIFORNIA BOOKKEEPING PRACTICES
  • CALIFORNIA ACCOUNTING PRACTICES

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