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BUSINESS BROKERAGE, INC.. is California's leading accounting and tax practice broker. We have brokered over 1,800 practices over the last 40 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.

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1. Guarantee of the gross revenue; 2. Seller financing; 3. Transitional assistance by Seller.

You can be confident that our practice listings are solid.

Be sure to check our listings often as they frequently change.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Listings as of July 20, 2019
Lee Ribolin, Broker 800-727-4272 / lee@go2bbi.com
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CPA PRACTICE#126419EAST SF BAY / OAKLAND AREA
$2,647,607 GROSS. Write-up/Acctg 77% ($15,535/Yr AVG); Taxes 22% ($663 AVG); Other/Consulting 1%. Large Mo. Client Accounting Services practices with steady year-round cash flow. Well-established, 30 years with great location. Uses QB & Lacerte. Looking for tax partner or potential merger partner. Accounting partner to remain with practice. Tax partner to retire, but to make smooth transition, available to work for new owner 1-2 tax seasons. Terms, Guarantee, Transition Support.

CPA PRACTICE#112719SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY
$1,409,948 GROSS. Taxes: 69% ($912 AVG); Write-up/Acctg: 1% $3,437 AVG); Other: 31% (mostly Consulting: $6,090 AVG). High Net of 58%. 65% of tax clients send in tax info. and have no appt. Client retention assured as the Seller is available and wants to work for the new owner for 2-5 years. Excellent staff. Lease available or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional and ongoing assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#172019SANTA ROSA AREA
$702,400 GROSS. Taxes 83% ($833 AVG), Write-up/Acctg 16% ($4,995/Yr. AVG); Other: Consulting 1%. Uses Lacerte & QB. Lease available in Seller-owned bldg. or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.
Under Contract

CPA PRACTICE#157518REDDING /RED BLUFF AREA
$575,488 GROSS. Taxes 52% ($468 AVG), Accounting 40% ($13,417/Yr. AVG), Other (Consulting) 9%. Lacerte user. 50% of clients mail in or drop off tax docs. 46% Net. Excellent year round cash flow. Seller available part time. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#148918SAN JOSE
$532,300 GROSS. Taxes 62% ($662 AVG), Bookkeeping 35% ($5,314/Yr. AVG) and Other: Misc/Consulting 6%. Estab. 29 years. Lacerte user. 20% of clients mail in docs. 98% of tax clients pay at pickup. Seller is available part time. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#150319PALO ALTO AREA
$523,880 GROSS. Taxes 81% ($784 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg 11% (9 clients: $6,223/Yr. AVG); Other 8% (Consulting, P/R Tax, Compil.). Seller has highly competent staff and very reasonable rent. Lease expires 9/30/2020; can renew lease or buyer can relocate practice then. Excellent year-round cash flow with annual growth. Tax clients have high Avg. Income/Yr of $660K. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#138519DAVIS AREA
$385,000 GROSS. Taxes 79% ($506 AVG), Write-up 1% ($2K AVG); Misc 20% (Planning/YE/PR). 2 sellers retiring, 1 prefers to work P-T for new owner. Lease or relocate practice. Good year-round cashflow. Terms/Guarantee/Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#137519SAN MATEO
$375,085 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($1,316 AVG). High net 74%. Practice may be relocated. 70% of clients are mail-ins (no appt). Terms, Guarantee, Transition.

CPA PRACTICE#139918STOCKTON
$375,000 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($666 AVG); Write-up 7% ($2,856/Yr. AVG); P/R Taxes 3%. Well-established, 38 yrs. High Net of 62% w/Great Mo. Cashflow. Seller available part-time and will provide Terms, Guarantee and Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#134019MORAGA/LAFAYETTE/WALNUT CREEK AREA
$340,000 GROSS. Taxes 84% ($1,140 AVG), Accounting 4% ($3,333/Yr. AVG), Other 12% (Consulting, F/S Statements, Bus. Property Tax Returns, etc.). 64% Net. Well-established: 30 years. ProSystemFX user. 90% of clients mail, fax, email their tax info. prior to appt. or have no appt. Tax clients Avg. Income: $400K. Lease available in seller-owned condo, or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#130219CONTRA COSTA / ANTIOCH AREA
$316,505 GROSS. Taxes 77% ($339 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg 11% ($1,003/Yr AVG); Other 12% (P/R, Tax Planning, etc.). Excellent staff and Seller is available to work for the new owner. Good growth oppty. Very low rent, lease option or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE#136818REDDING AREA
$306,700 GROSS. 100% Tax ($415 AVG). 57% Net Cash Flow. Seller owns bldg.; very reasonable lease available or practice may be relocated. Seller available (prefers) to work for new owner part-time to insure high level of client retention and will provide referrals. 50% of clients drop off /email tax info. have no appt. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE#130319PLEASANTON
$303,750 GROSS. Tax 85% ($375 AVG); Write-up 5% ($5K/Yr AVG); Misc/P/R 10%. High Net of 67%. Seller prefers to work for the new owner for 3-5 years. Practice may be relocated when lease expires Nov. 2020. Terms, Guarantee &Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#126818SONOMA COUNTY - SANTA ROSA AREA
$288,181 GROSS. Taxes 93% ($566 AVG); Bookkeeping (varies) 4% ($2,400 AVG); Other: IRS Audits/Consulting (3% AVG). Steady revenue growth. Seller has excellent staff; Seller prefers to work P-T for new owner (tax prep) and will continue to provide referrals from workshop presentations. 70% of clients send tax info (by mail/email, etc.) and have no appt. Prime location. Wants to sell by 5/31/19; open to price negotiation for a quick sale. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

SRTP TAX & BKKKP PRACTICE#124318LODI / STOCKTON AREA
$243,000 GROSS. Taxes 88% ($177 AVG), Bookkeeping 12% ($2,664 AVG). Estab. 38 years. ATX user. 25% of clients mail in docs. High Net: 67%. Seller is available to work part time for Buyer. Bilingual (English/Spanish) Practice may be relocated to Buyer’s office. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#116818NAPA AREA
$182,597 GROSS. (Approx. 75% of practice for sale). Seller to retain 25%, prefers to work with new owner as a partner. Taxes 80% ($863 AVG); Write-up/Acctg. 18% ($3,909 AVG). Other 3%. High Net of 75%. Practice may be relocated within reason, but seller has a superior building with lease available. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional and ongoing support

EA TAX PRACTICE#111519FAIRFIELD/ SUISUN CITY / VACAVILLE AREA
$114,100 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($437 AVG). High net of 67%. Mo-Mo rent of only $900 or practice may be relocated. 63% of clients have pre-set tax appts. for the following year. Good opportunity to expand or start your practice. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

EA TAX PRACTICE#111219RICHMOND
$112,600 GROSS. Taxes 95% ($312 AVG); Bookkeeping 5% ($2,800/Yr AVG). Practice may be relocated or Mo-Mo lease available. No staff and minimal expenses for a buyer. High net of 63%. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA TAX PRACTICE#111019VACAVILLE
$110,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($534 AVG). High net of 72% and 80% of clients send their tax info. (mail, drop-off, etc.) and have no appt. No lease-practice may be relocated within reason. Terms, guarantee and transitional assistance.

EA TAX PRACTICE#108519SAN JOSE
$85,000 GROSS. 100% Tax ($140 AVG). No lease, practice may be relocated or lease available. 56 year practice. Terms, guarantee and transitional assistance.

EA TAX PRACTICE#106519SANTA ROSA
$65,700 GROSS. 100% Tax ($362 AVG). Month-to-Month rent with option to rent Seller’s office or practice may be relocated within reason. 40% of clients send tax info prior to appt. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CTEC TAX PRACTICE#103519MARIN COUNTY/MILL VALLEY
$35,000 GROSS. 100% Tax ($700 AVG). Sale is for a book of tax clients (spin-off of approx. 20% of practice). No staff or other expenses to acquire. 50% of clients send in their tax info. and have no tax appt. w/Seller. Collections is within 30 days or sooner. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Listings as of July 20, 2019
Craig Van Laningham, Agent 800-274-4272 / craig@go2bbi.com
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TAX PRACTICE#211419CHULA VISTA & EL CAJON
$1,144,000 GROSS. 100% Tax ($221 AVG). Jackson Hewitt franchise with 4 offices (Chula Vista & El Cajon) plus kiosks in 9 Walmart stores. Efficient operation, staff can manage the practice. 50 temps, most return each year. High growth opportunity to expand to other Walmart stores. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#210019SAN DIEGO
$1,001,693 GROSS. 100% Tax ($2,127 AVG). Highly efficient, successful practice. 66% Net. 8-12% Revenue growth per year. 90% of clients mail-in, drop-off, email their tax info. and have no appt. /meeting w/Seller. Seller & staff available to work for new owner to insure smooth transition and high retention. Great downtown location. Ideal to retain or can relocate. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Support.

CTEC TAX PRACTICE#280018L.A. - USC/ BALDWIN HILLS AREA
$800,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ( $751 AVG); Amazing Location for Walk in traffic. Lease available Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#271019SAN DIEGO/ RANCHO BERNARDO
$681,475 GROSS. $738K Est. 2019 Gross. Taxes 33% ($349 AVG); Acctg/Bkkpg 61% ($4,981 Per Yr AVG); Other 6% (IRS Rep, Incorp., Annual Books / P/R). High Net Profit: 69%. Terms, Guarantee, Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#245919NEWPORT BEACH
$459,000 GROSS. Tax 89% ($865 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg 7% ($3,000/Yr AVG); Consulting 4%. Consistent annual revenue, year-round cashflow and low A/R. 40% of tax clients have no appt (mail, drop-off, email their tax info). Great location, but practice can be relocated (lease expires Nov. 2019). Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Support.

CPA PRACTICE#248119VAN NUYS / SHERMAN OAKS AREA
$443,319 GROSS. Tax 72% ($1,817 AVG); Write-up 28% ($6,962/Yr AVG). 30 yr. practice with 55% Net and steady year-round cash flow. 88% of tax clients don\'t meet w/Seller (drop-off, email or mail-in their tax info). No lease, practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Support.

CPA PRACTICE#235019MONTEREY PARK/ ALHAMBRA
$350,000 GROSS. 100% Tax ($2,188 AVG). Client Avg. Income/Yr: $300K-$2MM. Collections upon delivery or at 30 days. Lease expires in 2020. Experienced bilingual CPA (English/Mandarin/Cantonese) buyer required. Seller available Part-time and offers Terms, Guarantee and Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#226418CALABASAS AREA
$275,000 GROSS. Taxes 75% ($697 AVG); Write-up 8% ($3,833/Yr AVG); Other (Consulting/Planning) 16%. Year round cash flow. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance included.

EA PRACTICE#224318GREATER PALM SPRINGS AREA
$246,000 GROSS. Taxes 75% ($257 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg 25% ($2,307/Yr AVG). Consistent revenue, quality staff, good location on main Blvd. Relative who shares ofc. space also selling practice (SEE Listing Ad #212718). Prefer both practices be sold together. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#223319SANTA CLARITA AREA
$228,078 GROSS. Taxes 46% ($2,167 AVG); Write-up 16% ($4,571 AVG); Other 38% ($10,938 AVG for Consulting, F/S). Great opportunity to expand or to start a new practice. 100% of clients drop-off or mail/ email their tax info. High Net of 81%. Low expenses & no employees. Seller works from home, so practice to be relocated. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

EA PRACTICE#222519HUNTINGTON BEACH AREA
$221,808 GROSS. Taxes 73% ($412 AVG); Bookkeeping 11% ($2,533/Yr AVG); Other 16% (F/S, Tax Planning, Bus. Propty Stmts, Misc). High Net of 70%. Low A/R with Tax payments due upon receipt and Bkkpg in 30 days. Practice may be relocated after lease expires Aug. 2019. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#220419SOUTH BAY AREA - L.A.
$219,666 GROSS. Tax 80% ($1,414 AVG); Write-up 6% ($2,046/Yr AVG); Other (IRS Audits, Reviews) 5%. Great location. Lease expires 6/30/19 or practice can be relocated within reason. High net of 80%. Seller is seeking a CPA buyer with experience in taxation, estate & fiduciary work. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance included.

CPA PRACTICE#221119SAN DIEGO
$211,374 GROSS. Taxes 95% ($1,040 AVG); Other 5%. Clients Avg. Annual Income $225K. 35% drop-off/ email tax info. and have no appt. Good year-round cash flow. Seller works from home, so practice to be relocated to Buyer\'s location. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CTEC TAX PRACTICE#218719SAN GABRIEL VALLEY & SANTA CLARITA AREAS
$187,570 GROSS. 100% Tax ($225 AVG). High Net of 72%. Family practice, 3 sellers work from their homes. No lease to acquire, practice to be relocated. 60% of clients send tax info. (mail, drop-off, etc.) and have no appt. Great opportunity to grow revenues. Terms, guarantee and transitional assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#218019SAN DIEGO - MISSION VALLEY
$180,705 GROSS. taxes 91% ($647 AVG); 2 Comps/Reviews 9% ($8500 AVG). Great location, shares office w/Co-tenant. Lease available or practice can be moved after Sept. 2019. Steady, year-round cashflow. Terms, Guarantee, and Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#216319TORRANCE AREA
$163,405 GROSS. 100% Taxes ($683 AVG). 3 Write-up/Acctg. clients (fees included with Tax fees). Very profitable with Net of 66%. Reasonable rent of $1,450/Mo. or practice may be relocated. Seller offers Terms, Guarantee & Transition Support.

EA TAX PRACTICE#215019CHATSWORTH
$150,000 GROSS. 100% TAX ($368 AVG). High net of 66%. Low Mo. rent of $875 or practice may be relocated within a reasonable distance. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

CTEC TAX & BKKPG PRACTICE#212718GREATER PALM SPRINGS AREA
$127,749 GROSS. Taxes 52% ($178 AVG): Write-up/Bkkpg 34% ($1,809/Yr AVG); Other/Payroll 14% ($1,094/Yr AVG). Shares ofc. with relative who also is selling practice. Preference if both practices are sold together. SEE Listing Ad #224318. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#210819LA CRESCENTA / MONTROSE/ GLENDALE AREA
$108,247 GROSS. Taxes 63% ($306 AVG), Accounting 23% ($3,554/Yr. AVG), Other (Misc, Corp. Formation, Sales Tax, Payroll, etc) 14%. Estab. 19 years. No lease: very low Month-to-Month rent of $450/Mo. (includes utilities) or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

At a difficult time for our family because of my husband’s health, David did an excellent job in finding qualified buyers for my husband’s CPA practice. He handled the negotiations and the practice was sold in a timely fashion. We could not have done this without David’s help. Maureen Carlisto.

Robert Carlisto, CPA

Robert Carlisto, CPA,
Laguna Hills, CA & Professor, CSUF