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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 September 6, 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% , Finc'l Acctg 1%; Consulting 4%. Int'l. tax experience helpful. Terms, Guarantee, Transition assist. UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #170016 SANTA ROSA
$700,000 GROSS. Taxes 86% ($937 AVG), Financial Accounting 9% ($6,152AVG) and Consulting 6%. Well established 34 years. Fully staffed. Lacerte user. 50% of clients mail in documents. 54% net. High wealth clients. Seller willing to work part time through next tax season. Terms, Guarantee & 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.

CPA PRACTICE #163116 GRASS VALLEY AREA
$631,000 GROSS. Taxes 67% ($632AVG), Financial Accounting 24% ($17,800 AVG) and 9% consulting, sales tax, property tax. Well established 32 years. Excellent lease. Lacerte User. Fully staffed. Seller willing to work PT through next tax season. 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 #146516 SANTA ROSA AREA
$465,000 GROSS. Taxes 66% ($469 AVG), Bookkeeping 32% ($4,647AVG) and consulting 2%. Well established 18 years. Excellent net of 61%. Fully staffed. Lacerte User. 75% of clients do not require appointments. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance..

CPA PRACTICE #140026 SO. SACRAMENTO COUNTY
$400,000 GROSS. Taxes 82% ($569 AVG), Bookkeeping 13% ($3,400 AVG) and consulting 5%. Well established 12 years. Fully staffed. Lacerte User. Balanced cash flow.  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.

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.). Needs exceptional CPA for clients. Mature Practice (37 Years).  High net 80%. Seller available to work part-time next tax season. Practice can be relocated within reason.  Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #126526 REDWOOD CITY
$265,GROSS. Taxes 34% ($335 AVG); Bkkpg 66% ($3,163 AVG). Established 19 years, diverse client base. High net 61%. Keep office or can relocate. Seller ready to retire, but available next tax season. All tax returns paid C.O.D. Spanish speaking a must. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #123316 SAN FRANCISCO FINANCIAL DISTRICT
$233,444 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($3,198 AVG). Well established 21 years. Practice can be relocated and is fully staffed.   Year round cash flow.  Seller does litigation acctg.( this revenue is not included in sale). Lacerte User. Seller available part-time first tax season. Terms, Guarantee,Transition assistance.

EA PRACTICE #123326 LOS GATOS
$233,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($940 AVG.) Well established 28 years. Lacerte User. Seller willing to work for Buyer for the first year. Excellent net of 60%. Terms, Guarantee & Transition 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 #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 Acctg 6% ($4,100 AVG). Well-established 22 years. Seller works from home; practice to be relocated. Seller available to work for Buyer. High net 79%. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional assistance. OFFER ACCEPTED

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.

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%. Great year-round cash-flow. Seller works from home, so to be relocated. Sellerwilling 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. 

CPA PRACTICE #102516 SAN RAFAEL
$25,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($568.00 AVG), UltraTax user.  81% net.   High net worth clients. Clients all by appointment. Practice needs to be relocated to Buyer's office. Terms & Guarantee.

Listings as of September 6, 2016
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

CPA PRACTICE #216016 SAN DIEGO
$1,600,000 GROSS. Taxes 53% ($669 AVG), Acctg 42% ($5,633/YR AVG); Misc $74,000 ( Reviews, planning). Owner only works 20 hrs per week, except tax season. Guarantee & Transition Assistance. UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #240016 WOODLAND HILLS
$400,000 GROSS. Taxes 35%; AcctG. 19%; Misc. 46% Terms & Guarantee. CALL LEE RIBOLIN 800-727-4272. SOLD

CPA PRACTICE #237916 ANAHEIM (NO. O.C.)
$353,168 GROSS. Seller’s motivation is to sell all or part or the practice in order to pursue non-tax financial reporting, fractional CFO, healthcare clients. Taxes 51% ($808 avg); Acctg 16% ($8,571/yr avg). IRS Audits, MAS/Consulting 33% ($1,582 avg). Mostly construction, pharmacy, machine shop clients. Bus. Clients’ Avg. Income $250K & Avg. Age = 50. Lacerte & QB user. Good Mo. cash flow. Lease expired, so practice to be relocated to Buyer’s premises within Orange County. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #224216 SADDLEBACK VALLEY
$198,717 GROSS. Motivation: Retirement. Seller keeping personal friends, out of state and difficult to transfer clients ($54,405). Taxes 56% ($559 AVG) and Bookkeeping 44% ($1,854 AVG). Well established 14 years. Client avg age = 44, avg income $108,913. Practice can be relocated after 11-30-16 or office available (1100 sq ft. class A office space). Lacerte and QB User. Seller available to work part time for first tax season. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #219016 TEMECULA /MURRIETA AREA
$190,615 GROSS. Taxes 99% ($311 avg); IRS Audits 1% ($175 avg). Client Avg. Income $150K & Avg. Age = 40-45. Taxware user. Established 11 yrs. 85% pay upon pickup. Terms, Guarantee & 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.

CPA PRACTICE #228016 DIAMOND BAR AREA
$182,000 GROSS. TAX 50% ($413 AVG.) and Bookkeeping 50% ($1,652 AVG.). Well established 10 years. ProSeries User. Excellent net. Fully staffed. Spin-off of approx. 65% of a $280K practice. Seller is excellent at marketing the business, will focus on financial advisory services and looking for someone to cooperate. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE #213316 IRVINE
$133,235 GROSS. Seller’s motivation is retirement. Taxes 59% ($602 avg); Acctg 41% ($13,556/yr avg). Three (3) major trusts.  Accounting includes 2 restaurants. Pro-FX user and Midas. Billing rate $300/hr. Avg clients income $150K/yr, Avg age 65. Good monthly cash flow with good tax season bumps. Lease expires Oct. 2016. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

TAX PRACTICE #212016 ANTELOPE VALLEY -LANCASTER/PALMDALE AREA
$120,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($279 AVG). 6 Year practice with growth every year. OK to Relocate. Seller works during Tax Season and takes 5 months off. Seller available to work part time 1st tax season. Terms Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

TAX & BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #211416 UPLAND
$114,400 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($312 avg); Bookkeeping & Payroll 10% ($12,000/yr). Seller moving out of area. Lease $650/mo. Practice can be relocated after lease terminates 10/16. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

TAX CTEC PRACTICE #202616 SAN DIEGO - OCEAN BEACH
$26,550 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($340 avg). Spin off of larger practice (Seller keeping tax clients that are also investment clients - 71x1040s and 7x1041s) Practice must be relocated as seller is moving balance of practice to his home. Lacerte user. Billing rate $160/hr. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

TAX SEASON HELP WANTED
Newport Beach CPA firm looking for permanent Tax Preparer/ Reviewer for our Tax Season Team -February 5 to April 10. Flexible days & hours. Seasoned Lacerte user only. All mail-in returns, 80% Individual, 20% Corp/Prtnrship. Please email if interested: David@LorinandZweig.com

 

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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