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Accounting Firm opportunities in Port St. Lucie, FL
$41,463 Potential Yearly Earnings What's this number?
$141,143 Net Present Value What's this number?

  Financial Projections

Based on the parameters below, we project this business would break even in 2.0 years with a net present value of $141,143.

Net Cash Flow over 5 years

Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Net Revenues $207,317 $310,975 $414,633 $433,145 $452,484
Net Costs $186,585 $279,877 $373,170 $389,831 $407,235
Net Operating Profits $20,732 $31,097 $41,463 $43,315 $45,248
Capital
      Startup Cost -$42,412
      Terminal Value $135,745
Net Cash Flow -$42,412 $20,732 $31,097 $41,463 $43,315 $180,994

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 Port St. Lucie.

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

  Competitors

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

H&R Block National Competitor
Serving the Port St Lucie Area.

Paymaster Payroll Services Regional Competitor
Serving the Port St Lucie Area.

Green Spot Payroll Services Regional Competitor
850 NW Federal Hwy Ste 425 Stuart, FL 34994

Proctor, Crook Crowder & Fogal CPA's & Associates Local Competitor
Serving the Port St Lucie Area.

DiBartolomeo McBee Hartley & Barnes Local Competitor
2222 Colonial Rd Fort Pierce, FL 34950

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  About Port St. Lucie and its Consumers

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Port St. Lucie is a city in St. Lucie County, Florida, United States. The population of Port St. Lucie was 88,769 at the 2000 censusbut grew rapidly during the 2000s. In 2009 the State of Florida estimated the City's population at 155,251.[1] Port St. Lucie forms part of a metropolitan area called the Port St. Lucie, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area that in 2009 was estimated to have 406,296 residents. Port St. Lucie was a largely uninhabited tract of land south of White City, Florida in the 1950s, composed of a fishing camp, a few farms and businesses near US 1. In 1958, with a budget of $50 million, the General Development Corporation (GDC) purchased the River Park development and 40,000 acres (160 km2) along the North Fork of the St. Lucie River.[5][dead link] In 1959, the GDC opened its first bridge over the St. Lucie River, allowing for direct automobile access to Port St. Lucie.

Port St. Lucie is a city in St. Lucie County, Florida, United States. The population of Port St. Lucie was 88,769 at the 2000 censusbut grew rapidly during the 2000s. In 2009 the State of Florida estimated the City's population at 155,251.[1] Port St. Lucie forms part of a metropolitan area called the Port St. Lucie, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area that in 2009 was estimated to have...

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  • Population
    Population (2012) 168,716
    Population Density 1,480 ppl/sq mi
    Population Growth Rate 2.5%
    Median Income $46,916
    Median Age 39.4
    Unemployment 8.5%
    Family Household Percent 73.9%
    Avg. Household Size 2.7
    Avg. House Price $121,500
    Foreign Born 14.7%
    Married 25.3%
    Cost of Living 47.4%
  • Average Temperature
    January 65.1°F 18.4°C
    February 65.8°F 18.8°C
    March 69.4°F 20.8°C
    April 73.3°F 22.9°C
    May 77.3°F 25.2°C
    June 80.8°F 27.1°C
    July 82.1°F 27.8°C
    August 82.5°F 28.1°C
    September 81.4°F 27.4°C
    October 77.5°F 25.3°C
    November 71.6°F 22.0°C
    December 67.1°F 19.5°C
  • Demographics
    White 61.6%
    Hispanic / Latino 18.4%
    Black / African American 15.6%
    Asian 1.9%
    Native American 0.2%

  Market & Regulatory Conditions For Florida

Third parties rate Florida'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 C
    Cost of hiring a new employee C
    Overall regulatory friendliness B-
    Friendliness of health and safety regulations C+
    Friendliness of employment, labor, and hiring regulations B-
    Friendliness of tax code B+
    Friendliness of licensing regulations C+
    Friendliness of environmental regulations C+
    Friendliness of zoning regulations C+
    Publicity of training programs C
    Publicity of networking programs C+
    Current economic health of small business 34th/50
    Change in revenue over past 12 months 35th/50
    Forecast of small business's future economic health 23th/50
    Source: Thumbtack.com (2012)
  • Business Friendliness
    Overall Business Friendliness 20th/50
    Cost of Doing Business 37th/50
    Economy 11th/50
    Infrastructure 27th/50
    Workforce 3th/50
    Quality of life 28th/50
    Technology and innovation 12th/50
    Business friendliness 35th/50
    Education 38th/50
    Cost of living 31th/50
    Access to capital 7th/50
    Source: CNBC (2014)
  • Tax Friendliness
    Florida Corporate Tax Rate 6.0%
    Avg Local Corporate Tax Rate in Florida 0.6%
    Avg Combined Corporate Tax Rate 6.6%
    Overall tax friendliness 5th/50
    Corporate tax rank 14th/50
    Individual income tax rank 1th/50
    Sales tax rank 12th/50
    Unemployment insurance tax rank 3th/50
    Property tax rank 16th/50
    Source: Tax Foundation (2015)

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