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Accounting Firm opportunities in Chandler, AZ
$103,534 Potential Yearly Earnings What's this number?
$363,440 Net Present Value What's this number?

  Financial Projections

Based on the parameters below, we project this business would break even in 1.9 years with a net present value of $363,440.

Net Cash Flow over 5 years

Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Net Revenues $517,670 $776,505 $1,035,340 $1,084,062 $1,135,077
Net Costs $465,903 $698,855 $931,806 $975,656 $1,021,569
Net Operating Profits $51,767 $77,651 $103,534 $108,406 $113,508
Capital
      Startup Cost -$96,080
      Terminal Value $340,523
Net Cash Flow -$96,080 $51,767 $77,651 $103,534 $108,406 $454,031

Startup costs are estimated as the larger of PYE and median income multiplied by the cost of living in the city. The positive cash flows in years 1 to 5 are estimated from the PYE. The first year is discounted by 50%, the second year is discounted by 75%, the fourth through tenth years are inflated according to a growth rate estimated from the GDP growth rate of the state. The profit margin is defaulted 10%. In year 5 a “terminal value” equal to the year 5 net operating income times three is added. The hurdle rate is defaulted to 15%. All values are net of taxes.

Financial Parameters

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  Statistical Analysis
How is this opportunity calculated?

The following ten market factors are the most important determinants used to calculate the need for businesses of this type in Chandler.

  1. July temperature
  2. median income
  3. August temperature
  4. gross rent
  5. population density
  6. February temperature
  7. house price
  8. business activity
  9. land area
  10. nearby population

  Competitors

Accounting firms or individuals that provide accounting, tax filing, or related financial services to clients.

H&R Block National Competitor
1005 S Arizona Ave Ste 5 Chandler, AZ 85286

H&R Block National Competitor
3021 N Alma School Rd Ste 2 Chandler, AZ 85224

H&R Block National Competitor
4500 S Dobson Rd Chandler, AZ 85248

H&R Block National Competitor
940 N Alma School Rd Ste 103 Chandler, AZ 85224

Eagle Tax Solutions Local Competitor
401 N Alma School Rd Suite 5 Chandler, AZ 85224

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  About Chandler and its Consumers

Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). It is bordered to the north and west by Tempe, to the north by Mesa, to the west byPhoenix, to the south by the Gila River Indian Community, and to the east by Gilbert. As of July 2012, the population was 240,101 according to the United States Census Bureau,[3] however, according to the city's official website, Chandler's Planning Division estimated the population as of September 2012 being 239,610. It also has satellite locations for many technology companies, including Intel and Orbital Sciences Corporation. Computer chip manufacturer Intel has an influential role in city growth strategies with four locations in the municipal area, including its first factory to be designated "environmentally sustainable" under current Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) criteria. Other high-technology manufacturing firms have partnerships with the local government, their operations employing approximately twenty-five percent of non-government workers in 2007

Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). It is bordered to the north and west by Tempe, to the north by Mesa, to the west byPhoenix, to the south by the Gila River Indian Community, and to the east by Gilbert. As of July 2012, the population was 240,101 according to the United States...

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  • Population
    Population (2012) 245,628
    Population Density 3,813 ppl/sq mi
    Population Growth Rate 4.0%
    Median Income $69,260
    Median Age 33.9
    Unemployment 5.6%
    Family Household Percent 69.3%
    Avg. Household Size 2.7
    Avg. House Price $189,300
    Foreign Born 13.3%
    Married 32.9%
    Cost of Living 48.7%
  • Average Temperature
    January 52.7°F 11.5°C
    February 55.9°F 13.3°C
    March 61.3°F 16.3°C
    April 68.5°F 20.3°C
    May 77.8°F 25.4°C
    June 86.3°F 30.2°C
    July 90.5°F 32.5°C
    August 88.8°F 31.6°C
    September 83.9°F 28.8°C
    October 72.3°F 22.4°C
    November 59.9°F 15.5°C
    December 51.2°F 10.7°C
  • Demographics
    White 60.4%
    Hispanic / Latino 23.3%
    Black / African American 5.6%
    Asian 6.2%
    Native American 1.0%

  Market & Regulatory Conditions For Arizona

Third parties rate Arizona's business and regulatory conditions according to their own methods. We report them here for informational purposes.

  • Small-Business Friendliness
    Overall small business friendliness C
    Ease of starting a small business B-
    Cost of hiring a new employee B-
    Overall regulatory friendliness C+
    Friendliness of health and safety regulations B-
    Friendliness of employment, labor, and hiring regulations B
    Friendliness of tax code C+
    Friendliness of licensing regulations C
    Friendliness of environmental regulations C+
    Friendliness of zoning regulations C
    Publicity of training programs D
    Publicity of networking programs B+
    Current economic health of small business 22th/50
    Change in revenue over past 12 months 20th/50
    Forecast of small business's future economic health 26th/50
    Source: Thumbtack.com (2012)
  • Business Friendliness
    Overall Business Friendliness 13th/50
    Cost of Doing Business 28th/50
    Economy 15th/50
    Infrastructure 8th/50
    Workforce 2th/50
    Quality of life 27th/50
    Technology and innovation 19th/50
    Business friendliness 16th/50
    Education 50th/50
    Cost of living 27th/50
    Access to capital 5th/50
    Source: CNBC (2014)
  • Tax Friendliness
    Arizona Corporate Tax Rate 5.6%
    Avg Local Corporate Tax Rate in Arizona 2.6%
    Avg Combined Corporate Tax Rate 8.2%
    Overall tax friendliness 23th/50
    Corporate tax rank 24th/50
    Individual income tax rank 19th/50
    Sales tax rank 49th/50
    Unemployment insurance tax rank 4th/50
    Property tax rank 6th/50
    Source: Tax Foundation (2015)

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