Tag-Archive for Sell Your CPA Firm

Why do Owners Sell their CPA Practices?

At any given time, there are hundreds of accounting practices for sale throughout the United States. And with an increasing number of aging Baby Boomers, this trend is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. On the flip side, accounting services are still in high demand. While it is true that software programs have captured…

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Preparing Your Small Business for Sale During the Holidays

For retailers of all sizes, the holiday period is clearly the biggest sales period of the year. But even if you do not consider yourself a retailer, the holidays should still be a profitable time because people are generally in a buying mood. And this year, consumers have more money to spend because of lower…

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Selling your Accounting Practice with Real Estate

Inevitably, some accounting practice principals purchase a building in which to operate their practice. Having your own building can create a lower cost of occupancy over time and also gives the principal a way to continue to build value inside the firm, shelter some profits and control the real estate location and improvements. These benefits…

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How to Maximize the Sale of your Business to Finance your Retirement

This year, the last of the Baby Boomers will turn 50. This marks a major milestone as America’s most populous generation is now entirely within 15 years or less of their 65th birthday. With the Boomers entering or quickly approaching their golden years, many are trying to figure out the best exit strategy to sell…

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Customer Concentration with an Accounting Practice Sale

Can I sell my CPA practice if I have customer concentration issues? Customer concentration issues in a CPA or accounting practice purchase transaction follow many of the same tendencies, as do other business acquisitions. Customer concentration does bring an increased level of risk to any purchase transaction. The risk is usually identified in the upfront…

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Who Will Buy My CPA Practice?

When someone considering a sale of their CPA/accounting practice begins a discussion about exit, the conversation almost always turns to the kind of buyer that may purchase the firm. Buyers come in all kinds of shapes and sizes and it is important to understand the nuances of each buyer as you are contemplating a sale…

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Phoenix CPA’s – Come Hear Me Speak on August 29th

Phoenix CPAs: do you want to learn how to make your accounting firm more marketable? If so, please come hear me (Ryan) speak on this topic at the Entrepreneurial CPA Network (ECPAN) on August 29th 2012.  The engagement is part of continuing education requirements for CPAs and will be held at the Double Tree Hotel…

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