Run your own accountancy practice

If you are looking for a proven route to develop your own profitable accountancy business and an asset for your future, a TaxAssist Accountants franchise will provide the systems and support you need to be successful.

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Build your own practice or buy an existing business

Whether you have a business or financial background, or are currently an accountant already, we have options nationwide to purchase new territories (franchise fee: £39,950+VAT) and existing practices for sale (franchise fee £19,975+VAT).

The total investment figure will be dependent on location, working capital and level of personal drawings required, and we will work closely with you throughout the business planning process to establish the right level of investment for you.

When buying an existing practice for sale, the price and terms will be negotiated with the Franchisee selling, but typically a percentage of the total price agreed is payable on completion with deferred consideration payable at agreed intervals thereafter.

The major banks fully support the TaxAssist Accountants franchise and will typically lend up to 70% of the total investment required.

We are with you throughout your journey offering comprehensive training and full technical, marketing and business development support for you and your practice.

When you are ready to sell your practice, we can help you realise the value of your asset, on many occasions achieving prices in excess of the industry norms. Examples of actual business sale prices:

  • £460k fee bank, 1.3 x multiplier
  • £182k fee bank, 1.23 x multiplier
  • £190k fee bank, 1.3 x multiplier
  • £254k fee bank, 1.1 x multiplier

6 key reasons why people invest with TaxAssist Accountants

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Clicks & mortar

Combining digital accountancy with trusted advisors

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Bye bye corporate

Leave the politics and stress: work with small businesses

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Autonomy

Lead from the front, take control of your life

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Build an asset

Proven higher multiple on business resale

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Future proof

Ahead of the digital revolution in accounting

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Unique ownership

Franchisees own 40% of the franchisor

ARE YOU ‘CAUGHT’ AND LONGING FOR SOMETHING ELSE?

See how people have transformed their future with TaxAssist Accountants

Caught without control

Does it feel like someone else has a hand on where you’re going in your career? Prakaash was being moved between roles in his corporate life, playing buzzword bingo in endless meetings and with no clear career plan. So he took control for himself...

Caught by a changing industry

Accountancy is changing – fast. Simon had seen first-hand that keeping up with the pace of change is an endless job of its own. Now he has a technical team backing his business, he’s free to focus on what matters: his clients and his growth.

Caught in commuting misery

As a finance director, Andrew was used to long, slow, late-night journeys. Wanting to spend more time with his twin boys and less time in the daily grind, he waved goodbye to the painful commute... and to his mortgage too.

Caught in corporate life

Late nights, long hours and too little time at home... Cheryl had always worked in industry, but after starting a family she needed something much more flexible. Almost 10 years later, she’s getting ready for another business anniversary party!

We have over 200 franchised areas in the UK and 200+ territories available

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Multi-award-winning franchise support

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With TaxAssist Accountants, your business will have the marketing power of a global brand. Our proven lead generation service delivers the right prospects to grow your fee bank, while your own responsive website and online marketing campaigns increase your visibility locally.

Our Training Academy keeps you and your staff ahead of the curve. Bespoke training and technical support is delivered when you and your team need it to help ensure your business remains the local market leader, operating to the highest professional standards.

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In 2018, 125 TaxAssist Accountants completed a Franchisee Satisfaction Survey conducted by independent research agency WorkBuzz (formerly known as Smith+Henderson). Our benchmark satisfaction score was 6% higher than the industry average. As a result of this, we were awarded '5 star franchisee satisfaction', one of only four franchisors to have received this for six years in a row.

Elite Franchise Magazine publish an annual Top 100 rankings, with TaxAssist Accountants coming in the top 15 for the last two years. We are regular finalists and winners at the annual bfa HSBC Franchisor of the Year awards, the most prestigious in the sector.

Watch the WorkBuzz 2018 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction Award Video

Join us for a discovery day

The franchise discovery day is a non sales day, designed to answer all of your questions about the TaxAssist Accountants franchise.

It is a chance to meet with the Executive Directors and Senior Support Staff, to hear presentations on the key elements of the franchise, have a 1-2-1 discussion and to take a good look around the TaxAssist Accountants Support Centre. For us, it is a chance to show you what a great opportunity is on offer and to discuss whether TaxAssist Accountants is right for you.

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Get in touch

Call us on 0800 0188 297 or make an online enquiry and we will call you back to arrange a confidential chat. Simple!

Attend a discovery day

The franchise Discovery Day is a no-obligation information day, designed to answer all of your questions about the TaxAssist Accountants franchise and a chance for you to meet the staff and Directors of the Support Centre who will be helping you grow your business.

Take the next steps

Now in receipt of your Discovery Day knowledge, you will be able to carry out your due diligence, complete a business plan and arrange any finance if necessary. Once you are happy, all that remains is to book your place on the next available training course!

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