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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 (most); 3. Transitional assistance by Seller.

4. Many are relocatable; 5. Most use Lacerte and Quickbooks.

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 28, 2017
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

(No. Calif. Listings: Call Lee Ribolin 800-727-4272)

CPA PRACTICE #120027 WALNUT CREEK
$2,000,000 GROSS. Taxes 56% ($1,568 AVG), Financial Acct and Acct for Tax prep 40% ($29,183 AVG) and Consulting 4%. Well established 35 years. Outstanding net of 57%.  Fully staffed. CCH ProSystems FX and Engagement user. 75% of clients do not require appointments. Seller will work for buyer for the next two to three years to assure successful transition. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #117017 EXCEPTIONAL SOUTH BAY LOCATION
$1,700,000 GROSS. Taxes 76% ($1,407AVG), Writeup 23% ($3,299AVG) and Special Projects 1%. Well established 28 years. 50% NET. Fully staffed. Lacerte and QB user. 34% of clients do not require appointments. Both partners are available to work part time for the next tax season. 1 partner is available for 1 or 2 additional tax seasons. AGI of clients $241,000. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #183517 SAN JOSE
$835,475 GROSS. Taxes 98% ($3,011AVG), Accounting 1% ($8,901 AVG), Litigation Support 1%.  Estab. 32 years.  Lacerte user.  50% of clients mail in docs.  42% Net. Fully staffed with quality accountants. Seller available part time. Lease expires June 30, 2017 and practice can be relocated within reason.  Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #172017 NORTHERN SLO COUNTY
$720,000 GROSS. Taxes 66% ($884 AVG) and Accounting 34% ($5,797AVG), Estab. 35 years. Lacerte user. 54% Net. Fully staffed with quality accountants. Seller available part time to grow business. Great location. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #155017 REDDING /RED BLUFF AREA
$550,000 GROSS. Taxes 51% ($501 AVG), Accounting 42% ($5,113 AVG), Payroll 7%. Lacerte user. 50% of clients mail in docs. 48% Net. Excellent year round cash flow. Seller available part time. Lease expires Sept. 1, 2018. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #144717 SACRAMENTO
$450,000 GROSS. Taxes 80% ($902 AVG), Accounting 11% ($5,068 AVG), Other 9%. Estab. 35  years. Prosystem FX user. 60% of clients mail in docs. 72% net. Excellent year round cash flow. Seller available part time. Lease is m to m or lease available. Practice can be relocated within reason. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #144517 OAKLAND
$445,115 GROSS. Bookkeeping 77% ($25,188 AVG); Tax 8% ($4,286 AVG); Other 15%. Outstanding net of 61%. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. OFFER ACCEPTED

CPA PRACTICE #141017 NORTH SLO COUNTY
$410,000 GROSS. Taxes 56% ($472 avg); Bookkeeping 44% ($3.051 Yr. avg). Well-established, 39 years. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CONTRACT PENDING

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 #135027 OAKLAND
$350,000 GROSS. Taxes 47% ($1,248 Avg.), QB consulting & Bkkpg 48% ($6,185/yr. Avg.), Tax/other Consulting 5%. High Net: 70%. Estab.36 years. Excellent Mo. cash flow. Fully staffed; Lacerte user. Cantonese & Mandarin speaking very important.  Seller owns unit; willing to lease at favorable terms or sell unit. Seller available part-time first 2 years for client retention & marketing for new clients. Transition assistance.

EA PRACTICE #132017 BELMONT
$320,000 GROSS. Taxes 95% ($545 AVG) and other 5%. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance. SOLD

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 #124417 REDDING/SHASTA COUNTY AREA
$220,000 GROSS. Taxes 73% ($1,951 AVG), Accounting 13% ($1,589 AVG), Consulting 14%. Estab. 36 years. Lacerte user. 90-95% of clients mail in docs. 87% Net. Seller is available 3 – 4 days per week from Feb. 1 – Apr. 15. Practice needs to be relocated to Buyer's office. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #122017 LODI
$220,000 GROSS. Taxes 86% ($566 avg); Bookkeeping 14%. Well-established, current owner 9 years. Lacerte & QB user. 85% of clients mail in docs. 64% net. Seller willing to work part-time during the next tax season. Seller to provide great Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #119616 CORTE MADERA
$196,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($598 AVG.) Well established 12 years. ProSeries User. Seller willing to work for Buyer during the first year. Practice can be relocated. Great current rent. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #117617 FREMONT
$176,000 GROSS. Taxes 86% ($396 AVG), Accounting 10% ($2,099 AVG), IRS REP 4%. Estab. 37 years. Lacerte/ProSystem user. 50% of clients mail in docs. 45% Net. Year round cash flow. Seller available part time. Seller owns building, lease available or can be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #122027 MERCED AREA
$165,000 GROSS. Taxes 81% ($924 AVG), Accounting 14% ($5,700 AVG), Payroll 6%. Estab. 26 years. Lacerte user. 64% Net. Seller is available part time next tax season. Practice may be relocated to Buyer's office. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CTEC PRACTICE #114217 SAN MATEO
$162,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($417 avg) Well-established, 32 years. Lacerte & QB user. 53% Net. Non tax season by appointment only. 60% of clients mail in docs. Seller willing to work part-time during the next tax season. Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #111817 SOUTHERN STANISLAUS COUNTY
$118,000 GROSS. Taxes 71% ($441 AVG), Bookkeeping 13% ($2,214 AVG); Payroll 16% ($1,438 AVG). Terms, Guarantee & Transition. OFFER ACCEPTED

CPA PRACTICE #111717 SAN FRANCISCO
$70,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($424 avg). Book of business (spin-off approx. 50%). Well-established, 45 years. CCH user. 90% of clients mail in Docs. Financial district location. Seller willing to work part-time during the next tax season. Can be relocated. Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #110816 SONOMA/ MENDOCINO COASTAL
$108,000 GROSS. Taxes 93% ($457 AVG), Bkkpg 7% ($2,000AVG). Well established, 30 years. OK to relocate. Great location for semi-retirement. Lacerte User. 80%+ Net. Seller available part time 1st tax season. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #107717 SAN FRANCISCO
$77,000 GROSS. "POPULAR NEIGHBORHOOD LOCATION." Taxes 97% ($244 avg); Misc. 3%. Well-established, 60 years. UltraTax user. 45% Net. Seller willing to work part-time during the next tax season. Great Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

Listings as of September 28, 2017
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

CPA PRACTICE #214616 CENTRAL ORANGE COUNTY
$1,511,000 GROSS. Taxes 22% ($696 avg); retainer clients 67%; other 11%. Mostly medical/dental clients. $529,574/yr. $529K Net Cash Flow. Very efficient, well-run practice. Mostly employee run. Terms, guarantee. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272.

CPA PRACTICE #295017 SOUTH BAY
$950,000 GROSS. Motivation: Seller is Semi-Retiring. Will stay on as long as needed. Taxes 92% ($1,034 AVG); Write-up 8% ($800 AVG- All Simple Year End Close Out of Books). Lacerte User. Terms, Guarantee, Transition. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE #265017 WEST LOS ANGELES
$650,000 GROSS. Taxes 98% ($552 AVG): Terms, Guarantee, Transition. Practice must be moved. Two Key Employees, cut the rest for real profit potential. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE #251117 EAST VALLEY
$511,000 GROSS. Seller is retiring. Taxes 80% ($315 AVG): Write-up 14% ($1,2000 AVG); Other 6%. Seller very motivated and asking $368,000 Lacerte user. Terms, Guarantee, Transition assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE #236417 ARCADIA/ EAST PASADENA AREA.
$443,010 GROSS. Taxes 71% ($446 AVG): Accounting 7%: Audits and Reviews 23%. (Reviews & audits optional, Seller can retain.). 59% Net, Low A/R’s, Great Mo. cash flow. $18,,648/yr Lease, but practice may be relocated. Client Avg. age 50 (Mostly Bus. owners & professionals).  Terms, Guarantee and Transition. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #241617 SAN DIEGO
$436,635 GROSS. Taxes 49% ($708 AVG); Accounting 39% ($5,029/Yr. AVG). Includes Audit /Acctg with $53,950/yr. in Fees; Option to buy client on earn-out basis or Seller will keep; Other 12%. Estab. 30+ yrs; Uses Lacerte & QB. High net: 62%. Clients all pay on time. Rent: $950/mo., but may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee,Transition. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272 CONTRACT PENDING BUT OPEN FOR OTHER OFFERS

CPA PRACTICE #239017 SAN DIEGO- Mission Valley, Hillcrest, University Heights Area
$365,878 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($931 avg). Lacerte and QB user.  Clients: High net worth individuals, Business owners, Professionals - all  pay on time. Established 40yrs. Billing rate $250/hr. Most new practice referrals from attys. Practice may be relocated within reason after 1st year. Terms, guarantee. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

EA PRACTICE #238417 SAN DIEGO-MISSION VALLEY AREA
$384,000 GROSS. Taxes 98% ($470 AVG); Accounting 2% ($421 AVG). Steady cash flow. Lacerte & QB user. Established 26 years. Good lease @ $2.07/sq. ft. expires 2/28/18.  Key staff person does most of the tax (will stay). Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272 UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #234417 SAN DIEGO I-8
$344,700 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($1,168 AVG). Sale is for 50% of practice. Terms, Guarantee & Transition CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272 UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #237817 NO. SIMI VALLEY
$308,000 GROSS. Motivation: Seller is Semi-Retiring. Taxes 57% ($451 AVG); Write up 43% ($2,710 AVG). Seller Will stay for as long as you need him. Lacerte User. Terms, Guarantee, Transition assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE #230017 SOUTH BAY
$299,201 GROSS. Seller is retiring. Taxes 75% ($356 AVG): Write-up 24% ($1382 AVG); Other 1%. Excellent net = 78%. Seller owns building and will provide favorable lease. Lacerte user. Terms, Guarantee, Transition assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644 OFFER ACCEPTED

CPA PRACTICE #221616 INLAND EMPIRE (RIVERSIDE AREA)
$257,100 GROSS (Est. 2016 YE) Taxes 33% ($327 Avg.), Acctg. 28% ($2,649 .Avg.), P/R 20%. Terms, Guarantee, Transition assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272. UNDER CONTRACT

EA PRACTICE #222017 SAN BERNARDO MOUNTAINS
$226,000 GROSS. Taxes 60% ($258 AVG); Accounting 36% ($1,213 AVG); Misc. 4%. Great monthly cash flow. Intuit, QB user. Established 22 years. Good lease @ $1.32/sq. ft. Terms, Guarantee, Mountain Air & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #220027 WHITTIER
$200,000 GROSS. Taxes 82% ($239 AVG): Write-up/Misc. 18% ($1,510 AVG). 62% Net Profit. Terms, Guarantee, Transition Assistance.. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE #218417 BEVERLY HILLS ADJACENT
$188,035 GROSS. Taxes 86% ($569 AVG): Write-up 8% ($1,572 AVG).Terms, Guarantee, Transition. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644 UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #214917 CYPRESS /CERRITOS AREA
$149,137 GROSS. Seller spinning off $149K, to keep legal & consulting. Taxes 94% ($580 AVG). Established 30 years. Works out of home - practice to be relocated within reason. No employees.Clients: Avg income $150K- $200K.  Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272 OFFERS PENDING

CPA PRACTICE #214417 NORTH COASTAL O.C.
$144,214 GROSS. Taxes 89% ($974 AVG); Accounting 10% ($2,762/yr); Misc: IRS audit, 1%. Billing rate $150-$200/hr. Uses Thomson Reuters. Estab. 27 yrs. Practice must be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

EA PRACTICE #213327 CHINO/ONTARIO AREA
$133,046 GROSS. Taxes 88% ($340 AVG); Bookkeeping 9% ($2,530 AVG); Misc. 3%. Billing rate $150/Hr. Drake user. Established 38 years. Practice may be relocated (within reason). Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #213317 NORTH O.C.
$133,000 GROSS. Taxes 68% ($497 AVG); Accounting 25% ($4,714/yr); Misc: 8%. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272 UNDER CONTRACT

CPA PRACTICE #212017 RIALTO, RIVERSIDE, SBD AREAS
$119,000 GROSS. Taxes 75% ($454 AVG); Accounting 25% ($1.058/yr); Trustee fee 1%. Billing rate $175/hr. Taxware user. Established 23 yrs. Practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #208517 FULLERTON/ BREA AREA
$85,600 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($383 AVG); Accounting (Payroll/Sales Tax) 10%. Established 22 years. Mo-Mo Lease; practice may be relocated within reason. Uses QB & Lacerte. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #205017 SAN DIEGO COUNTY
$50,000 GROSS. Taxes 30% ($1,364 AVG); Accounting and various related CPA services 35% ($35,000 AVG). Two clients with entities (Hotels & Well Driller). Billing rate $100/Hr. to $150/Hr. Lacerte & QB user. Established 25 years. Seller works from home. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

THIS MARKET IS HOT WITH MULTIPLE OFFERS ON MOST PRACTICES. MOST RESULT IN HIGHER BIDS AND SALE PRICES. MOST PRACTICES HAVE 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 ACCOUNTING PRACTICES

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