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David C. Smith, President
David C. Smith
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Craig Van Laningham
Craig Van Laningham
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Lee Ribolin, Broker
Lee Ribolin
Broker

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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:

All BBI listings include:

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 April 21, 2018

CPA PRACTICE#120027WALNUT CREEK
$2,000,000 GROSS. Taxes 56% ($1,568 AVG). Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#117017EXCEPTIONAL SOUTH BAY LOCATION
$1,700,000 GROSS. Taxes 76% ($1,407AVG), Writeup 23% ($3,299AVG) and Special Projects 1%. Terms, Guarantee & Transition assistance.
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#172017NORTHERN SLO COUNTY
$720,000 GROSS. GROSS. Taxes 60% ($890 AVG), Accounting 20% ($7,200 AVG), Financial reports, special projects and consulting 20%. Estab. 35 years. Lacerte user. 48% Net. Fully staffed with quality accountants. Seller available part time to grow business. Great location. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#155017REDDING /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#153317STOCKTON
$535,000 GROSS. Accounting 59% ($5,826 AVG), Taxes 36% ($485 AVG), Consulting 5%. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#144717SACRAMENTO
$450,000 GROSS. Taxes 80% ($902 AVG), Accounting 11% ($5,068 AVG), Other 9%. Terms, Guarantee & Transition Assistance.
Sold

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

CPA PRACTICE#135027OAKLAND
$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
Offer Accepted

EA PRACTICE#128017OAKLAND
$280,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($412AVG). Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#125117SOUTHERN SANTA CLARA COUNTY
$245,000 GROSS. Taxes 84% ($2,121 avg); Review 8% ($20,680/yr avg); other 8%. Well-established, 36 years. UltraTax & Acct CS user. Billing rate $445/hr. Seller willing to transition clients during the next 2-3 years. Seller to provide Terms and Guarantee.

CPA PRACTICE#124417REDDING/SHASTA COUNTY AREA
$233,000 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.

EA PRACTICE#119616CORTE MADERA
$196,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($598 AVG.). Terms, Guarantee & Transition.
Sold

EA PRACTICE#155417PLEASANTON
$175,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($549AVG) Well established, 13 years. OK to relocate or can rent office space from seller. Seller is spinning off the tax portion of his firm. Lacerte User. 56% Net. Clients pay on delivery. 70% no appointment. Seller available part time 1st tax season. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.

CPA PRACTICE#122027MERCED 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#114217SAN MATEO
$162,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($417 avg). Terms, Guarantee & Transition.
Sold

EA PRACTICE#116017SACRAMENTO
$158,000 GROSS. Taxes 100% ($689 AVG). Seller to provide Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance.
Sold

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

EA PRACTICE#110816SONOMA/ 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#107717SAN 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.

CPA PRACTICE#111717SAN 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.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Listings as of April 21, 2018

CPA PRACTICE#210018WEST VALLEY
$1,088,000 GROSS. Taxes 71% ($2,616 AVG): Write-up/Misc 29% ($5,752 AVG). Net Cash Flow 65% Terms, Guarantee, Transition Assistance. Seller selling Half of practice-$533,000 in revenue. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE#295017SOUTH BAY
$950,000 GROSS. Taxes 92% ($1,034 AVG); Write up 8% ($800 AVG). Terms, Guarantee and Transitional Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#290017WESTWOOD-WEST L.A.
$900,000 GROSS. Taxes 61% ($667 AVG): Write-up 8% ($4,015 AVG). Bus Mngmt-Other 32% ($9,576) Terms, Guarantee, Transition. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

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

CPA PRACTICE#247517SOUTH BAY
$475,000 GROSS. Seller is retiring. Taxes 85% ($473 AVG): Write-up 15% ($2,857 AVG). Terms & Guarantee. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#241617SAN DIEGO
$436,635 GROSS. Taxes 49% ($708 AVG); Acctg 9% ($5,029/Yr. AVG). Other 12%. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#237817NO. 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#230218West Valley
$302,000 GROSS. Taxes 92% ($1,048 AVG): Write-up/Misc. 8% ($2,115/Yr. AVG). Net Cash Flow 65% Terms, Guarantee, Transition Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

CPA PRACTICE#229717RANCHO CUCAMONGA AREA
$297,279 GROSS. Taxes 41% ($448 AVG); Write-up 48% ($3,082 AVG); MISC 11%. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644
Sold

PA PRACTICE#225017SOUTH BAY
$250,000 GROSS. Taxes 57% ($281 AVG); Write-up 43% ($2,700 AVG/Yr). Terms, Guarantee, Transition. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#224317WEST VALLEY
$243,000 GROSS. Taxes 66% ($347 AVG): Write-up/Misc 34% ($2,048 AVG). Net Cash Flow 49% Terms, Guarantee, Transition. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644
Sold

EA PRACTICE#222017SAN BERNARDINO 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 CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE#214417NORTH COASTAL O.C.
$144,214 GROSS. Taxes 89% ($974 AVG); Acctg. 10% ($2,762/yr); Misc: 1%. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644.
Sold

EA PRACTICE#213327CHINO/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 CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 800-274-4272

CPA PRACTICE#212017RIALTO, 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 CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

EA PRACTICE#210117RIVERSIDE
$110,000 GROSS. (Total $140K Gross, but approx. $30K addl. for Audits/Consulting which might not be recurring). Taxes 65% ($440 AVG); 35% Audits/Consulting. All pay upon receipt of tax return, so no A/R. Seller moving out of state, practice may be relocated. Drake User. Terms, Guarantee & Transitional Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 800-274-4272

CTEC PRACTICE#209817NORTH SAN DIEGO COUNTY
$98,181 GROSS. Health forces sale. Taxes 90% ($501 Avg.), Property Management 10%. Terms, Guarantee, Transitional assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644
Sold

CPA PRACTICE#207218SANTA CLARITA
$73,000 GROSS. Taxes 88% ($506 AVG): Write-up/Misc 12% ($4,500 AVG). Net Cash Flow 90% Terms, Guarantee, Transition Assistance. CALL CRAIG VAN LANINGHAM 310-367-2644

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