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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.

Our current list of practices for sale:

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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 October 21, 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#111529SAN MATEO COUNTY
$843,343 GROSS. Taxes 48% ($989 AVG); Write-up 15% ($4,717 AVG); Other (MAS, Consulting/Mgmt, Valuation, etc.) 36%. Sellers available to work for new owner to insure high retention. Growth opportunity, excellent staff & good Mo. cash flow. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional 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.

CPA PRACTICE#148918SAN JOSE
$593,300 GROSS. Taxes 59% ($699 AVG); Bookkeeping 37% ($4,657/Yr. AVG); Other: Misc/Consulting 4%. Estab. 30 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.
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#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.
Offer Accepted

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.
Under Contract

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. Lease available or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.
Under Contract

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.

CPA PRACTICE#131519SAN FRANCISCO - RICHMOND AREA
$316,045 GROSS. Tax 64% ($505 AVG); Write-up 30% ($6,400/Yr AVG);, P/R 6%. High net 70%. Lease from Seller or relocatable almost anywhere - 90% of Tax clients have no appt. (mail-ins, drop-offs). Seller available P-T. Terms, Guarantee, Transition.

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

E.A. TAX & BOOKKEEPING PRACTICE#130329FRESNO
$303,367 GROSS. Tax 48% ($439 AVG); Bookpg 18% ($1,518/Yr AVG); Consulting, CFO/Controller services 34%. Higher potential CFO revenue, $50K higher in prior years (for political campaign acctg). Efficient staff. Terms, Guarantee, Transition.

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

CPA PRACTICE#112219SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - LODI AREA
$122,088 GROSS. Taxes 86% ($575 AVG); 9 Write-up/Bookkpg clients: 14% ($1,874/Yr AVG). High Net of 66%. Mo-Mo lease of $1,100/Mo. or practice may be relocated within reason. Seller available to work P-T next tax season. Terms. Guarantee and Transition Assistance.

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.

CPA PRACTICE#104019CASTRO VALLEY
$39,540 GROSS. Sale of a book of Tax clients to reduce workload. Avg, Fee $344. 20% of clients have no appt. (mail-in, email, drop-offs). Good opportunity to add to your practice. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Support.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Listings as of October 21, 2019
Craig Van Laningham, Agent 800-274-4272 / craig@go2bbi.com
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CPA PRACTICE#239919NORTH ORANGE COUNTY
$3,900,000 GROSS. Tax 47% ($962 AVG); Accounting/Audit/Consulting 53% ($4,049/Yr AVG). Premiere O.C. CPA practice with 1 partner ready to retire, 2 available up to 2 years, 1 to remain / work for new owner(s) long term. Excellent staff. High Net 51% with consistent Mo. income. Terms, Guarantee, Ongoing & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#230219SAN DIEGO COUNTY
$3,205,765 GROSS. Taxes & Consulting 100% ($4.653 AVG). Sellers will consider a full sale or a merger/ partnership. High Net Profit. Excellent staff. High fees for large clients, including many R.E. firms. Lease expires 12/31/19 and practice to be relocated to Buyer’s location. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional & Ongoing Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#217019COSTA MESA - NEAR JOHN WAYNE AIRPORT
$1,704,500 GROSS. Taxes 98% ($1,153 AVG); Compilations, Tax Planning, Consulting 2% ($1,475 AVG). Excellent net of 73% and consistent, strong mo. cash flow. 1 Partner retiring, 1 Partner available to work for new owner to insure highest retention. Practice is relocatable or option to buy Seller-owned building. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

TAX PRACTICE#211419CHULA VISTA & EL CAJON
$1,144,000 GROSS. 100% Tax ($221 AVG). Jackson Hewitt franchise, 4 offices (Chula Vista & El Cajon), kiosks in 9 Walmart stores. Very efficient, staff can manage the practice. 50 temps, most return each year. High potential 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% mail-in tax docs. (no appt). Great downtown location. Ideal to retain or can relocate. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Support.
Offer Accepted

CPA PRACTICE#297819SAN GABRIEL VALLEY - COVINA AREA
$978,716 GROSS. Taxes 43% ($360 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg 37% ($4,558/Yr AVG); Payroll 20% ($2,440/Yr Avg). Excellent staff; good year-round cash flow. Seller available to work P-T. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. 1 OFFER
Contract Pending

CPA PRACTICE#210419TORRANCE AREA
$931,900 GROSS. Taxes 80% ($1,356 AVG); Write-up (Bkkpg/Payroll) 20% ($3,000/Yr AVG). Excellent cash flow, superior staff and great location. Mo-Mo rent (lease option) or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#266619SAN MARINO/ PASADENA AREA
$666,633 GROSS. Taxes 28% ($655 AVG); Write-up 55% ($3,912/Yr AVG); Consulting, P/R, Sales Tax, etc. 18% ($1,298 AVG). Net 64%. Great Mo. cash flow. 90% drop-offs/mail-ins (no Tax appt).Mo-Mo rent or relocate practice. Need Bilingual Buyer (English & Mandarin). Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Support.
Offer Accepted

CPA PRACTICE#255319MID CITY-WEST LOS ANGELES
$553,259 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($1,387 AVG). Billing is combined for Tax & Acctg. services for 13 clients. Lucrative opportunity for the right buyer. 78% Net, excellent cash flow. Low rent of $1,785/Mo. or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#229819WOODLAND HILLS
$333,345 GROSS. Taxes 45% ($661 AVG); Write-up/Bookkpg. 39 % ($9,317/Yr. AVG); Consulting/Misc. 16%. 56%, Net. Avg. income of Tax clients: $200K-$350K. Increased revenue opportunity from Estates & Audits. Lease ends 7/31/2020 - can be renewed or practice may be relocated. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#226418CALABASAS AREA
$289,832 GROSS. Taxes 69% ($681 AVG); Write-up 10% ($4,709/Yr AVG); Other (Consulting/Planning/FS) 21%. 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. Virtual Practice: Seller works from home, so practice to be relocated. Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance.

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.
Offer Accepted

CPA PRACTICE#220819IRVINE
$208,761 GROSS. Taxes 63% ($673 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg 31% ($2,904/Yr AVG); Other Bkkpg 7% (1099 Prep, P/R & Sales Tax, etc.). Desirable Irvine Spectrum location. Excellent P-T staff, good net of 51% and practice is relocatable. Terms, Guarantee, Transition 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.
Offer Accepted

CTEC TAX & BKKPG PRACTICE#212718GREATER PALM SPRINGS AREA
$185,317 GROSS. Taxes 36% ($178 AVG): Write-up/Bkkpg 47% ($2,290/Yr AVG); Other/Payroll 17% ($1,656/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#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.
Under Contract

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