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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 June 15, 2016
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

CPA PRACTICE #114815 SONOMA COUNTY 101 CORRIDOR
$1,500,000 GROSS. Taxes 72% ($921 AVG), Writeup 14% ($7,493 AVG) and bookkeeping and payroll 14%. Well established 33 years. Fully staffed. Creative Solutions User. 35% of clients do not require appointments. Seller would like to work for buyer for the next few years to assure maximum retention. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #171515 SAN FRANCISCO FINANCIAL DISTRICT
$700,000 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($3,340 AVG), Financial Accounting 1% ($2,900 AVG) consulting 4% and tax software reimbursement. Well established 21 years. Month to Month lease, practice can be relocated.  CCH ProSeries FX User. International tax experience helpful. Fully staffed. 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 #165116 ALMADEN AREA SAN JOSE
$651,910 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($399 AVG), Tax planning 8% and bookkeeping 2%. Well established 36 years. Practice can be relocated. Excellent net 49%. CCH ProSeries FX User. 90% pay on delivery. Fully staffed. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #152816 OAKLAND - LAKE MERRITT AREA
$502,000 GROSS. Bookkeeping 100% ($7,723 AVG.) Well established 30 years. Practice can be relocated. Steady cash flow throughout the year. Fully staffed. Seller would like to work for Buyer for 3-5 years. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #138016 HUMBOLDT COUNTY
$380,650 GROSS. Taxes 74% ($526 avg); Bookkeeping 12% ($4,182/yr avg); Payroll 14% ($1,767/yr avg). Well-established, 22 years. Lacerte & QB user. Billing rate $200/hr. 2 offices. Good monthly cash flow. Seller willing to work part-time during the next 2-3 years. Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional 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. 

EA PRACTICE #129316 SOLANO COUNTY
$293,283 GROSS. Taxes 61% ($614 AVG), Bookkeeping 36% ($3,532 AVG) and other 3%. Well established 27 years. Practice can be relocated. Year round cash flow. CCH ProSeries FX User. Fully staffed. Seller available to work part time for first tax season. Terms, Guarantee & Transition 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 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.

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.

BOOKKEEPING & TAX PRACTICE #111916 TUOLUMNE COUNTY
$119,739 GROSS. Taxes 66% ($334 AVG), Bookkeeping and Financial Accounting 34% ($3,722). Well established 27 years. Practice can be relocated. Seller owns the building and is willing to sell or lease. Net 50%. Lacerte and Sage Bus. Works user. Excellent cash flow. Staffed to allow maximum flexibility. Terms, Guarantee & Transition 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.); Taxes 27% ($423 AVG). Well established (19 years) with a diverse client base. High net of 91%. ProSeries User. Great year-round cash-flow. Practice operated from Seller's home, so must be relocated. 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). High net of 65%. UNDER CONTRACT

Listings as of June 15, 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 June 15, 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%. SOLD

CPA PRACTICE #252316 LOS ALAMITOS/CYPRESS/LONG BEACH AREA
$523,261 GROSS. Taxes 72% ($809 AVG), Annual Bookkeeping 18% ($826 AVG.) and Misc. 10% ( Payroll $6,424, OTHER $43,537). Excellent net 67%. 80% of tax clients require no appointment. Well-established, 38 years. Lacerte and QuickBooks user. Zero accounts receivable. Seller is available to work part time to assist in the transition for 1 - 2 years. Great location. Practice can be relocated within reason. 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.

CPA PRACTICE #240016 WOODLAND HILLS
$400,000 GROSS. Taxes 35% ($838 AVG), Accounting 36% ($4,412 AVG.) and Misc. 46% (General Consulting/Misc, Bus. Management, Reviews/Compilations, P/R). Well-established, 23 years. Lacerte and QuickBooks user. Clients: Avg. Age 50, Avg. Income $415,000. Excellent monthly cash flow. Seller is available to work part time to assist in the transition. Great location.  Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.  CALL LEE RIBOLIN 800-727-4272.

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.

EA PRACTICE #231116 RANCHO MIRAGE / PALM DESERT AREA
$339,500 GROSS. Taxes 33% ($526 avg), Bkkpg 40% ($9,337 avg), Other 27% (IRS Audits, Consulting, Misc.). Great year-round cash flow with growth opportunity. Staff available or can be replaced. Seller wants to work part-time for new owner for first year. Lease expires 10/31/16. Lease available or practice can be relocated within reason. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #222516 LONG BEACH AREA
$225,000 GROSS. (Waiting for details from Seller). CALL LEE RIBOLIN 800-727-4272

CPA PRACTICE #220516 N.W. RIVERSIDE COUNTY
$204,290 GROSS (For sale). Taxes 32% ($462 avg.), Acctg. 56% ($3,455/yr avg), Misc 12% (MAS, P/R). Spin-off of approx. 75% of a $295K practice. Seller to work from home. Lease is Mo/Mo, so practice can be relocated. All clients fill out and send organizer. Seller only has about a 5 minute phone call fpr 60%+ of clients. Only 30-35% of clients have face to face interviews. 10% increase in Gross in 2015 vs. 2014. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance offered.

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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