Listing ID: 81443
Well established CPA tax practice with office space available or the clients could be relocated a reasonable distance to the buyer’s office. The seller is flexible and will be available to assist the buyer as needed to help ensure a smooth client transition.
- Asking Price: $95,354
- Cash Flow: N/A
- Gross Revenue: $86,686
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons why people choose to sell operating businesses. However, the true reason vs the one they tell you may be 2 entirely different things. For instance, they might say "I have a lot of other commitments" or "I am retiring". For numerous sellers, these reasons are valid. But also, for some, these might just be justifications to try to conceal the reality of transforming demographics, increased competitors, recent reduction in profits, or a variety of other factors. This is why it is extremely essential that you not rely entirely on a vendor's word, yet instead, make use of the vendor's solution combined with your total due diligence. This will paint a more realistic image of the business's existing scenario.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the existing company is in debt, which many businesses are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Numerous companies take out loans so as to cover points such as stock, payroll, accounts payable, and so on. Remember that occasionally this can mean that earnings margins are too thin. Lots of organisations fall under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future commitments to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on equipment or the structure where the business resides. The business might have existing agreements with suppliers that have to be fulfilled or might cause fines if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Just how do companies in the area bring in new customers? Often times, businesses have repeat consumers, which create the core of their day-to-day revenues. Specific variables such as brand-new competition growing up around the area, roadway building, as well as employee turnover can affect repeat clients and adversely influence future profits. One crucial point to take into consideration is the placement of the business. Is it in a very trafficked shopping mall, or is it hidden from the main road? Certainly, the more individuals that see the business often, the better the opportunity to construct a returning customer base. A final idea is the general location demographics. Is the business situated in a densely inhabited city, or is it situated on the outside border of town? How might the local median family income impact future income potential?