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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 July 19, 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 #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 #155017 REDDING /RED BLUFF AREA
$550,000 GROSS. Taxes 51% ($501 AVG), Accounting 42% ($5,113 AVG), Payroll 7%. Estab. 35 years. Lacerte user. 50% of clients mail in docs. 48% Net. Excellent year round cash flow. Seller available part time. Lease expires September 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%. CCH & QB user. Must have Non- Profit experience. Excellent monthly cash flow. Seller willing to work for Buyer during the next 18 months. Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional 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 #135027 OAKLAND
$350,000 GROSS. Taxes 47% ($1,248 Avg.), QB consulting. & Bkkpg 48% ($6,185/yr. Avg.),  Tax & other Consulting 5%. Well-established, 36 years. Excellent monthly cash flow. Fully staffed. Lacerte user. Cantonese and Mandarin speaking very important.  Excellent net of 70%. Seller owns unit; willing to lease at favorable terms or sell unit. Seller planning to retire from full-time practice and looking for an excellent CPA to take over practice.  Seller available part-time through first 2 years for client retention and marketing for new clients. Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #133517 BUTTE COUNTY
$336,000 GROSS. Taxes 71% ($1,018 AVG), Accounting 25% ($1,655 AVG), Litigation Support and Business Valuations 4%. Estab. 40 years. Lacerte user. 70% of clients mail in docs. 41% Net. Excellent year round cash flow. Seller available part time. Mo-Mo lease and practice can be relocated within reason. Terms, Guarantee and Transition Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #132017 BELMONT
$320,000 GROSS. Taxes 95% ($545 AVG) and other 5%. Well established 34 years. Year round cash flow. Lacerte User. Great location with rent sharing available. Practice can be relocated. 63% net. Terms, Guarantee & Transition 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.

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.

EA PRACTICE #121417 SANTA ROSA
$214,432 GROSS. Taxes 61% ($397 avg); Bookkeeping 28% ($2,681/yr avg); other 11% ($1,839/yr avg). Well-established, 38 years. Lacerte & QB user. Billing rate $240/hr. Works from home. Practice needs to be relocated.  85% net.  Good monthly cash flow.  Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #120216 DELTA AREA - EAST BAY
$250,000 GROSS. Bookkeeping 100% ($3,128 AVG.) Well established 13 years. Excellent net of 55%. Practice can be relocated 3/31/18. Steady cash flow throughout the year. Seller willing to spin off a portion of the business. Fully staffed. Seller willing to work for Buyer for 6 months. Transition assistance.

CPA PRACTICE #121017 EL DORADO HILLS /FOLSOM AREA
$210,000 GROSS. Taxes 60% ($1,355 AVG); Financial Accounting 17% ($7,200 AVG); 0ther 23% Well-established, 30 years. Lacerte & QB user. 81% of clients do not require tax appointments. Expense sharing available. Practice can be relocated. 86% net. Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE #120017 CONCORD
$200,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($444 AVG) Well established 32 years. Selling 50% of the firm. High Net 75%. Practice can be relocated. Seller operates office hours only during tax season. Pro Series User. Seller is relocating to Southern California after next tax season. 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.

EA PRACTICE #111817 SOUTHERN STANISLAUS COUNTY
$118,000 GROSS. Taxes 71% ($441 AVG), Bookkeeping 13% ($2,214 AVG) and Payroll 16% ($1,438 AVG).Well established 35 years. M to M lease. Practice relocatable. UltraTax User. Fully staffed. 50% of clients require no tax appointment. Seller available to work part time first tax season. Terms, Guarantee & Transition 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.

CPA PRACTICE #109217 SACRAMENTO COUNTY
$92,000 GROSS. Taxes 66% ($706 AVG); Payroll 34% ($2,404 AVG); Well-established, 14 years. Lacerte & QB user. Practice can be relocated. 83% net. Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CTEC PRACTICE #105217 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA
$58,000 GROSS. TAXES 100% ($382 AVG)  Seller wishes to sell a book of business located in the Bay Area.  Seller relocated to Southern California 3 years ago and continued to service clients.  100% of clients are mailed in and require no appointment.  ATX user. Terms, Guarantee & transition assistance.

Listings as of July 19, 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.

BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE #211426 LOS ANGELES
$1,400,000 GROSS. BKKPG 100% ($12,281 AVG.). Terms, Guarantee & Transition. CALL LEE RIBOLIN 800-727-4272 - CONTRACT PENDING

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%. (Note: Reviews & audits optional. Seller can retain.). Nets 59%, Low A/R’s, Great monthly cash flow. Lease is $18,648/yr, but practice may be relocated to buyer’s premises. Billing rate $250/hr. Client Avg. age 50, mostly business owners & professionals.  Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #241617 SAN DIEGO
$436,635 GROSS. Taxes 49% ($696 avg); Accounting 39%; other 12% (IRS audits, MAS Consulting, Misc. tax reviews, Tax planning, etc.). Very efficient, well-run practice. Lacerte and QB user.  Clients: mostly Construction, Business owners, Professionals all  pay on time. Nets 62%. Rent only 2.6% of gross. About 13 miles from downtown S. D. Practice may be relocated within reason. 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

CPA PRACTICE #234417 SAN DIEGO I-8
$344,700 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($1,168 AVG). Sale is for 50% of practice. CPA (spouse) will be handling the retained clients from a new location in Scripps Ranch; Seller will be administering a client's foundation and will be totally divorced from the practice. Billing rate $270/hr. Client Avg. income $196K, Avg. age 50, mostly professionals. High net of 56%. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

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

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 #224617 ORANGE
$250,799 GROSS. * Taxes 92% ($399 AVG); Acctg 3%; Other 5% (IRS Audits, P/R, Inc. Fees, etc). Clients avg age 40-60; Avg income $110K. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272 (* WAITING FOR UPDATE FROM SELLER. Revised to $150K for sale.)

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 #218417 BEVERLY HILLS ADJACENT
$188,035 GROSS. Seller is retiring. Taxes 86% ($569 AVG): Write-up 8% ($1,572 AVG). Excellent net = 75%. One year left on beautiful, spacious Wilshire Blvd. Suite. Lacerte user.Terms, Guarantee, Transition assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

EA PRACTICE #214517 NO. MONTEREY PARK
$145,200 GROSS. Motivation: Seller is Retiring. Taxes 58% ($710 AVG); Write up 42% ($2,100 AVG). Seller works upstairs at daughters school so Practice can be relocated (Best to be located near Chinese Communities since client base speaks Mandarin, so new owner must!). Ultra Tax User. Terms, Guarantee, Transitio. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644. OFFER ACCEPTED

CPA PRACTICE #213317 NORTH O.C.
$133,000 GROSS. Taxes 68% ($497 AVG); Accounting 25% ($4,714/yr); Misc: MAS, commissions 8%. Billing rate $200/hr. Intuit QB user. Established 20 yrs. Practice may be relocated (within reason). Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL DAVID SMITH 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE #210017 NO. SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
$100,000 GROSS. Motivation: Seller is Retiring. Taxes 95% ($657 AVG); Write up 5% ($4,700 AVG). Excellent net = 93%. Seller works from home, so Practice must be relocated (within reasonable distance). Drake User. Terms, Guarantee, Transition assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE #210417 EAST. SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
$75,000 GROSS. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644. SOLD

 

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 BOOKKEEPING PRACTICES
  • CALIFORNIA ACCOUNTING PRACTICES

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