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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 December 12, 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#199319SAN MATEO & DUBLIN
$1,000,000 GROSS. Taxes 64% ($2,201 AVG); Write-up 30% (29 clients: $10,379/Yr AVG); Other: Tax Audit/Planning /Bkkpg. 6%. Excellent opportunity for a qualified CPA buyer. Tax clients Avg. Income $400K. 75% of tax clients drop-off/ send tax info. and don\'t meet w/Seller. Top notch staff will remain. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Support.

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.
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.
Under Contract

CPA PRACTICE#141019DAVIS
$410,000 GROSS. Taxes 29% ($625 AVG); Write-up 37% (15 clients, $10K/Yr. AVG); Other: Consulting, P/R 34% ($2K/Yr AVG). 80% of tax clients send in tax info. and don\'t meet w/Seller. Consistent Mo. Cash Flow. Seller seeks to sell or merge practice. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Support.

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#136419CAMPBELL/ SAN JOSE AREA
$364,075 GROSS. 81% Tax ($1,598 AVG); Write-up 15% ($6,875/Yr AVG); Other/Compliance 4%. Steady growth and consistent cash flow. 85% of tax clients send in tax info. and have no appt. Practice is relocatable within a reasonable distance. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#136319LAFAYETTE / WALNUT CREEK AREA
$363,397 GROSS. Taxes 91% ($1,123 AVG); Write-up 5% ($1,020/Yr. AVG); Misc. 4%. High Net 66% and top quality, experienced staff. 90% of tax clients drop off /send tax info. and don\'t meet w/Seller. Tax clients Avg. Income: $300K. Growth opportunity; seller does no advertising. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional 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.

CPA PRACTICE#131519SAN FRANCISCO - RICHMOND DISTRICT
$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.

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.

EA TAX PRACTICE#123719SUNNYVALE AREA
$240,000 GROSS. 100% Tax ($825 AVG). Great opportunity for the right Buyer. Very high Net of 90%. 20% of tax clients send in tax info. and have no meeting. Seller works from home office, so practice to be relocated to Buyer\'s office within a reasonable proximity. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#123319SAN JOSE AREA
$233,445 GROSS. Taxes 90% ($988 AVG); Write-up 10% (4 Qtrly Clients: $6,000/Yr. AVG). 51% Net Cash Flow. Practice is relocatable, so without duplicate expenses, the Net will be closer to 73%. 40% of tax clients send /drop-off their tax info. and don\'t meet w/Seller. Tax clients Avg. Income $287K. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Support.

E.A. TAX & BOOKKPG PRACTICE#118019SARATOGA/CUPERTINO/LOS GATOS AREA
$180,534 GROSS. Taxes 77% ($453 AVG); Bookkpg / Consulting /Misc 23%. Sale due to health issues. Excellent opportunity to own or to expand your practice. 40% of tax clients don\'t meet w/Seller (mail / send in tax info). Terms, Guarantee, Transition Support.

CTEC TAX & BKKPG PRACTICE#114219FREMONT AREA
$142,370 GROSS. 95% Tax ($200 Avg. fee); Bookkpg <1% ( 1 client: $1,000/Yr Avg fee); Payroll 5% ($2,187/Yr Avg). 2 Sellers ready to retire. Nice office/ location with base rent of $2.086/Mo. Good growth opportunity. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional 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%. Highly motivated Seller. Offering great terms. Practice may be relocated or lease available. Seller available to work P-T. 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.
Under Contract

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.

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 December 12, 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.

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.
Under Contract

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.
Under Contract

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 & EA PRACTICE#251619HUNTINGTON BEACH
$525,000 GROSS. Taxes 84% ($1,053 AVG); Write-up/Payroll 16% ($753 AVG). High Net: 72% and steady year-round cash flow. Experienced, efficient staff and 2 Sellers available (if desired) to work part-time for new owner. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Support.

CRTP/CTEC PRACTICE#145019SAN GABRIEL VALLEY
$418,130 GROSS. Taxes 83.5% ($621 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg 7% ($1,875 /Yr AVG); Other/Tax Audits/Resolution 9%. 60% of tax clients don\'t meet w/Seller (send in tax info). Steady Mo. cash flow. Experienced, efficient staff. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Support.

CPA PRACTICE#232219LAKE FOREST
$315,000 GROSS. Taxes 46% ($607 AVG); Write-up/Bkkpg. 54% ($7,291/Yr. AVG). Excellent staff. Good year-round cash flow. Seller available to support the new owner and will provide a 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.

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.
Under Contract

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.
Offer Accepted

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.

CPA TAX PRACTICE#228219BEVERLY HILLS
$100,000 GROSS. Sale of book of tax clients only. $588 Avg. Fee. Minimal expenses, to be relocated to the Buyer\'s location. 40% of clients mail or send their tax info. and have no appt w/Seller. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.
Offer Accepted

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