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Legal and accounting businesses help people keep track of income and expenses, information for tax requirements, and generally try to ensure that all aspects of a company's operation are as they should be. Finding a good legal or accounting business for sale can get you into the field quickly.

Accounting firms in the U.S. are part of a $100 billion industry. As of 2013, more than 1 million accountants and auditors were employed across the nation, some with large companies such as Ernst & Young and Deloitte. With numbers like these, it's easy to see why many would-be business owners search for CPA firms that may be for sale. Law firms, on the other hand, comprise a $283 billion industry. As technology advances, online versions of both industries are catching on as successful ventures in their own right.

Regardless of whether the need is personal or company-related, everyone will eventually require the assistance of legal or accounting businesses. Of course, with the right education and training, anyone can join the ranks of these professions. A quicker and far better approach, however, is finding and buying an existing legal or accounting business that's for sale. Browse our site now to find the hottest opportunities! Hide description Read more

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Contact Broker View all CA Brokers Westwood Benson - California Business BrokerCA
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The Westwood-Benson team of advisers and business brokers assist business owners with preparing a business for sale to maximize sale value, tax planning to minimize post sale taxes, retirement and exit planning strategies, transfers to employees including Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP), business growth initiatives and planning, financing, litigation support, expert witness, receiver and trustee services, business restructuring and sales and marketing strategies.
$225,000
San Jose, CA 
Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Existing Business in San Jose/South Bay, CA 15 Walmart Locations

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service is the 2nd largest in-person full service tax preparation company in the nation. Since 1986, the organization has grown to nearly 6,000 franchised and company-owned locations, including nearly 3,000 in Walmart Stores throughout the United States. We are an innovator in the tax industry with a mission of offering our hard-working clients access to simple, low-cost solutions to manage their taxes and tax refunds.Why Jackson Hewitt Is Right for YouLifestyle Choice - Tax Preparation is a Seasonal BusinessMulti-Unit Expansion - Our Franchisees Average Over 7 Locations Protected TerritoriesBrand Support With National and Regional MarketingIndustry Leading Financial More info

San Jose, California Legal and Accounting Businesses for Sale
$120,000
Pomona, CA 
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Insurance Non-Std P&C – L.A. County, CA#120563

Insurance Non-Std P&C - L.A. County, CA#120563Major Price Reduction.Business Never Better With 1st Quarter 2018 Total Revenue Of $40,000.Located In City Of Pomona Between The Inland Empire And The San Gabriel Valley.90% Independent Non-Std Personal Lines with 10% Commercial Book Consisting Of G/L, Work Comp and Commercial Auto Now Available. Other Services Offered are DMV Registration and Taxes.Direct Appointments:1. Infinity2. Kemper3. Mendota4. More…Agency Management System: Agency MatrixBookeeping: Quick Books Insurance Gross Revenue: a. 2017: $85,000 b. 2018 Jan, Feb, March Income $40,000.c. NEW Sale Price: $120,000Seller Is Very Motivated. NEW Sales Price: $120,000This Is An Excellent More info

$28,000
San Francisco, CA 
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Multi-Service Business: Tax Prep, Mailbox, Property Mgmt

Independent business owner opportunity. Established office in the Excelsior neighborhood of San Francisco. Previously, a tax preparation business (M&M Tax Service) was in the existing office location for 10+ years. Financial Liberty took over the office space and has been in the location for about a year, and previously was in San Jose, CA for 5+ years. The current business license allows for mail box rental, printing, shipping, money transfer business, as well as tax preparation and notary public services.This is a great opportunity for someone that wants to build something proprietary, with the image of a franchise. Maybe one day open additional branches, franchise, or license the More info

$1,150,000
Cash Flow: $293,200 
San Francisco East Bay, CA 
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*SOLD* Established CPA & Accounting Services Firm

Are you seeking to expand or complement your existing CPA or Accounting services operation? Serving the San Francisco East Bay Area for 40+ years, this well established practice provides professional accounting, taxes and consulting services to individual and business clients. With a skilled professional staff in place, including both CPAs and enrolled agents, an excellent record keeping system and an updated website, the firm enjoys a longstanding reputation of providing high quality service to a database of more than 2000 clients. Interested prospects - please download the confidential profile & Confidentiality Agreement, complete and follow instructions for submission. More info

$80,000
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SpeedPro Imaging - Great. Big. Graphics - Great. Big. Opportunity Who: Sales & Management experience, Customer Service FocusedWhy: Profitable & Scalable, National Leader & Fun! More info

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$330,000
Redlands, CA 
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Redlands CPA Practice For Sale

* The owner is a CPA looking to retire. * This practice was established in 2007* Software in use includes Lacerte, QB, Plan Guru, Bill.com, MS Office* Approximately 7 monthly bookkeeping clients, generating $153,000 of the gross revenue* Approximately 2 quarterly bookkeeping clients, generating $18,600 of the gross revenue* Approximately 1 annual bookkeeping clients, generating $5,200 of the gross revenue* Approximately 43 individual tax returns with an average fee of $700 per return* Approximately 20 business tax returns with an average fee of $1,100 per return* $26,000+/- revenue is accounting. * Lease is month to month. More info

$80,000
Escondido, CA 
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Escondido, CA (CPA) Sale of Book Practice For Sale

• The owner is a CPA • This practice was established in 1982• This is the sale of the remaining ONE California-based business client (medical group)• Software in use includes Drake, CFS, and QuickbooksIn 2017, this client generated the following revenue:• $49,800- Process payroll including sending direct deposits and mail check stubs to employees, calculate and send federal and state payroll tax deposits, prepare pensions, and bank reconciliations• $8,300- Process quarterly financial statements, prepare pension plan self-directed summaries, and prepare federal and state payroll tax returns• $2,075- Process year-end financial statements, pension plan reconciliation, federal and state tax More info

$549,000
Redlands, CA 
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Profitable Bookkeeping Business

WELL-ESTABLISHED AND VERY PROFITALBLE BUSINESS INTHE HEART OF REDLANDS, CA . FEATURES MODERNIZED 1,800SF OFFICE WITH 7 OFFICES, RECEPTION AND WAITING ROOM ,EMPLOYEES BREAKROOM AND ONE RESTROOM.OWNER RELOCATING AFTER 12 YEARS SERVING THEREDLANDS COMMUNITY.ASKING $675,000 FOR THE BUSINESS. SELLER WILLING TOCOOPERATE WITH BUYER DURING AND AFTER CLOSE OFESCROW TRANSFERING THE CLIENTS BOOKS AND RECORDSUPON MUTUAL AGREEMENT. More info

$197,000
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Anago Cleaning Systems is an exciting Master Franchise opportunity. Our franchise owners are NOT in the cleaning business, they are in the sales and marketing business. More info

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$450,000
Lodi, CA 
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Lodi, CA CPA Practice For Sale

• The owner is a CPA• This practice was established in 1994• Software in use includes Lacerte11/19/2017 YTD Gross Revenue:• Bookkeeping/Write-Up: $50,235• Approximately 520 individual tax returns with an average fee of $432 per return• Approximately 150 business tax returns with an average fee of $790 per return• Lease expires in N/A. Month-to-month. Owner owns 50% of building. More info

$45,000
Ripon, CA 
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Manteca Tax Practice For Sale

This opportunity consists of approximately $35,000 in tax preparation services and $4,000 of bookkeeping revenue. More info

$29,900
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$480,000
Stockton, CA 
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Stockton CPA Practice For Sale

* This practice was established in 1998* Software in use includes Lacerta, Pro System, CFS, CSA, and Intuit QB* Approximately 26 bookkeeping clients, generating $110,000 of the gross revenue* Approximately 500 individual tax returns with an average fee of $450 per return* Approximately 50 business tax returns with an average fee of $1200 per return*Approximately 15 other returns with an average fee of $750 per return* $5,000+/- revenue is an Audit/Review More info

$200,000
Cucamonga, CA 
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Established Tax Preparation Franchise - Rancho Cucamonga

Well established, semi-absentee owned tax preparation franchise. Established location and well positioned to again increase revenues and net during the next tax season. With hundreds and hundreds of returns completed in 2017, owner has forecasted a robust coming tax season. This is a great seasonal business - work for five months and one or two days a week during the off-season. No experience necessary, as the franchise provides access to all the training you need to operate the business, manage and train employees to prepare taxes. Also a great opportunity for an accountant / finance / tax professional looking to expand their clientele and offer additional services like bookkeeping and More info

$40,000
Upland, CA 
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Established Tax Preparation Franchise - Upland

Less than the price to start a new location. Semi-absentee owned tax preparation franchise. Growing location and well positioned to again increase revenues and net during the next tax season. Owner has forecasted a robust coming tax season. This is a great seasonal business - work for five months and one or two days a week during the off-season. No experience necessary, as the franchise provides access to all the training you need to operate the business, manage and train employees to prepare taxes. Also a great opportunity for an accountant / finance / tax professional looking to expand their clientele and offer additional services like bookkeeping and business taxes. Well documented More info

$50,000
Ontario, CA 
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Established Tax Preparation Franchise - Ontario

Semi-absentee owned tax preparation franchise. Growing location and well positioned to again increase revenues and net during the next tax season. Owner has forecasted a robust coming tax season. This is a great seasonal business - work for five months and one or two days a week during the off-season. No experience necessary, as the franchise provides access to all the training you need to operate the business, manage and train employees to prepare taxes. Also a great opportunity for an accountant / finance / tax professional looking to expand their clientele and offer additional services like bookkeeping and business taxes. Well documented intranet system with state-of-the art proprietary More info

$130,000
San Francisco, CA 
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San Francisco, CA CTEC Practice For Sale

• The owner is a CTEC• This practice was established in 1980• Software in use includes Lacerte• Approximately 2 bookkeeping clients, generating $5,750 of the gross revenue• Approximately 1,000 individual tax returns with an average fee of $95 per return• Approximately 30 business tax returns with an average fee of $325 per return• Approximately 17 other tax returns with an average fee of $300 per return• Annual cash flow including owner's salary and benefits, personal vehicles and any other non-operational expenses of the business: $68,400• Lease expired in June 2017 More info

$70,000
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$520,000
San Francisco, CA 
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San Francisco - East Bay EA Practice For Sale

• The owner is an EA• This practice was established in 2009• This is the sale of a partial book of business• Software in use includes UltraTax, Practice CS, File Cabinet CSYTD 11/2017 generated revenue as follows:• Bookkeeping: $43,500• Individual Tax Returns: $332,700 in revenue• Business Tax Returns: $60,000 in revenue• Other Tax Returns: $5,000 in revenue• $24,500 +/- revenue generated via tax resolution, consulting, and payroll processing• Lease expires in 2022. Buyer will lease space from seller More info

$280,000
San Lorenzo, CA 
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San Lorenzo, CA Tax Practice For Sale

• The owner is an EA• This practice was established in 1967; seller purchased in 2010• Software in use includes Drake• Approximately 1200 individual tax returns with an average fee of $200 per return• Approximately 22 business tax returns with an average fee of $500 per return• Annual cash flow including owner's salary and benefits, personal vehicles and any other non-operational expenses of the business: $165,000• Lease expires in - details to follow More info

$235,000
San Francisco, CA 
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San Francisco CPA Practice For Sale

• The owner is a CPA who is ready to retire• This practice was established in 2012• Software in use includes Lacerte• Approximately 2 bookkeeping clients, generating $11,805 of the gross revenue• Approximately 310 individual tax returns with an average fee of $398 per return• Approximately 60 business tax returns with an average fee of $570 per return• Approximately 20 other tax returns with an average fee of $322 per return• $10,500 +/- revenue is generated via audit and planning • Annual earnings including owner's salary and benefits, personal vehicles and any other non-operational expenses of the business: $105,000• Lease expires in January 2017 More info

$525,000
Atascadero, CA 
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Atascadero CPA Practice For Sale

• The owner is a CPA• This practice was established in 1977• Software in use includes Lacerte and QuickBooks• There are 12 monthly and 12 quarterly clients, making up approximately $75,000 of revenue. • There are 118 annual write-up business clients and associated tax returns, generating $220,000 +/- of the revenue. • Approximately 349 individual tax returns with an average fee of $350 per return• Approximately 31 other tax returns with an average fee of $450 per return• Annual earnings including owner's salary and benefits, personal vehicles and any other non-operational expenses of the business: $266,000• Lease is month-month More info

$695,000
Hesperia, CA 
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Hesperia, CA EA Practice For Sale

• The owner is an EA• This practice was established in 1992• Software in use includes Proseries2016 generated gross revenue as follows:• Bookkeeping: $20,000 in gross revenue• Individual tax returns: $500,000• Business tax returns: $100,000• Annual cash flow including owner's salary and benefits, personal vehicles and any other non-operational expenses of the business: $155,000• Lease expires in - details to follow More info

$23,900
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$500,000
Encinitas, CA 
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Encinitas Tax & FInancial Firm for Sale

Encinitas, CA Tax Firm for Sale - $500,000Well-established EA Tax & Insurance Services Firm for sale in Encinitas. Practice currently uses Pro Series tax software to prepare approximately 140 Individual and 85 Entity tax returns. Practice revenue of $500k is comprised of 26% Tax Preparation, 30% Bookkeeping Services, and 44% Insurance/Financial Services.Please complete the Buyer Profile and NDA online at www.atbcal.com/buyerprofile and select the above practice to instantly receive more information. If you have already submitted a buyer profile and NDA, please contact us at (855) 428-2225, or via email, for this listings profile. More info

$565,000
Stockton, CA 
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Stockton Payroll Practice For Sale

• This practice was established in 1971• Software in use includes Datatech, Crosslink, Ultratax, Quickbooks. • FLC and commercial bookkeeping clients generates $305,000 of the gross revenue• Approximately 600 individual tax returns with an average fee of $150 per return• Approximately 50 business tax returns with an average fee of $350 per return• $5,000+/- revenue is generated via notary. More info

$900,000
San Francisco, CA 
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San Francisco CPA Practice For Sale

• The owners are CPAs • This practice was established in 2001• Software in use includes Intuit, Lacerte, Quickbooks, CCH Axcess, Cloud-based Windows, MS Office• Approximately 26 bookkeeping clients, generating $258,000 of the gross revenue• Approximately 173 individual tax returns with an average fee of $1,570 per return• Approximately 80 business tax returns with an average fee of $2,860 per return• $45,000+/- revenue is generated via consulting• Annual cash flow including owner's salary and benefits, personal vehicles and any other non-operational expenses of the business: $293,210• Lease expires in November 2019 More info

$675,000
Stockton, CA 
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Stockton, CA CPA Practice For Sale

• The owner is a CPA• This practice was established in 2002• Software in use includes Ultra Tax and Quickbooks• Approximately 21 bookkeeping clients, generating $36,300 of the gross revenue• Approximately 1,297 individual tax returns with an average fee of $287 per return• Approximately 149 business tax returns with an average fee of $637 per return• Approximately 53 other tax returns with an average fee of $963 per return• $8,100+/- revenue is generated via resolution services • Annual cash flow including owner's salary and benefits, personal vehicles and any other non-operational expenses of the business: $275,000• Lease expires in May 2018 More info

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