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Accounting Firm opportunities in San Diego, CA
$98,073 Potential Yearly Earnings What's this number?
$306,019 Net Present Value What's this number?

  Financial Projections

Based on the parameters below, we project this business would break even in 2.6 years with a net present value of $306,019.

Net Cash Flow over 5 years

Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Net Revenues $490,363 $735,544 $980,725 $1,025,838 $1,073,027
Net Costs $441,326 $661,989 $882,653 $923,255 $965,724
Net Operating Profits $49,036 $73,554 $98,073 $102,584 $107,303
Capital
      Startup Cost -$128,769
      Terminal Value $321,908
Net Cash Flow -$128,769 $49,036 $73,554 $98,073 $102,584 $429,211

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 San Diego.

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

  Competitors

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

H&R Block National Competitor
5412 El Cajon Blvd San Diego, CA 92115

Associated Professional Services Local Competitor
7007 Mission Gorge Rd San Diego, CA 92120

Stephen Jackman Local Competitor
3111 Camino Del Rio N Ste 400 San Diego, CA 92108

Sonnenberg & Company CPA's Local Competitor
5190 Governor Dr San Diego, CA 92122

Bonk and Cushman Cpa's Local Competitor
591 Camino De La Reina Ste 1216 San Diego, CA 92108

TIP: Your market is dominated by independant companies. Consider entering with a national or regional franchise.

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  About San Diego and its Consumers

San Diego is the second-largest city in California. It is located in the southwest part of the state, on San Diego Bay.Today, San Diego's excellent natural harbor is a busy commercial port and a hub of U.S. naval operations (although the naval training center at San Diego has closed due to defense cutbacks). Other leading industries are electronics, aerospace and missiles, medical and scientific research, oceanography, and agriculture. Its magnificent climate and proximity to Mexico have made tourism a significant part of the city's economy. San Diego is a cultural, educational, and medical center. Its many health facilities include large naval and veterans hospitals. It is the seat of the Univ. of California at San Diego with its Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego State Univ., the Univ. of San Diego, Alliant International Univ., and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Balboa Park contains an art gallery, several museums (including an aerospace museum), and the enormous San Diego Zoo. Some buildings from the Panama-California International Exposition (1915–16) and the California Pacific International Exposition (1935–36) remain, and there is a spectacular aquatic park.

San Diego is the second-largest city in California. It is located in the southwest part of the state, on San Diego Bay.Today, San Diego's excellent natural harbor is a busy commercial port and a hub of U.S. naval operations (although the naval training center at San Diego has closed due to defense cutbacks). Other leading industries are electronics, aerospace and missiles, medical and...

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  • Population
    Population (2012) 1,338,350
    Population Density 4,115 ppl/sq mi
    Population Growth Rate 2.4%
    Median Income $60,797
    Median Age 33.7
    Unemployment 7.8%
    Family Household Percent 59.0%
    Avg. Household Size 2.6
    Avg. House Price $429,200
    Foreign Born 26.4%
    Married 40.4%
    Cost of Living 68.9%
  • Average Temperature
    January 57.1°F 13.9°C
    February 57.9°F 14.4°C
    March 59.4°F 15.2°C
    April 61.7°F 16.5°C
    May 64.0°F 17.8°C
    June 66.4°F 19.1°C
    July 70.0°F 21.1°C
    August 71.6°F 22.0°C
    September 70.6°F 21.4°C
    October 66.7°F 19.3°C
    November 61.3°F 16.3°C
    December 56.5°F 13.6°C
  • Demographics
    White 43.2%
    Hispanic / Latino 30.4%
    Black / African American 6.8%
    Asian 15.7%
    Native American 0.3%

  Market & Regulatory Conditions For California

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

  • Small-Business Friendliness
    Overall small business friendliness F
    Ease of starting a small business D
    Cost of hiring a new employee C-
    Overall regulatory friendliness F
    Friendliness of health and safety regulations F
    Friendliness of employment, labor, and hiring regulations F
    Friendliness of tax code F
    Friendliness of licensing regulations F
    Friendliness of environmental regulations D
    Friendliness of zoning regulations D
    Publicity of training programs C-
    Publicity of networking programs D+
    Current economic health of small business 40th/50
    Change in revenue over past 12 months 40th/50
    Forecast of small business's future economic health 35th/50
    Source: Thumbtack.com (2012)
  • Business Friendliness
    Overall Business Friendliness 32th/50
    Cost of Doing Business 48th/50
    Economy 9th/50
    Infrastructure 24th/50
    Workforce 36th/50
    Quality of life 23th/50
    Technology and innovation 1th/50
    Business friendliness 48th/50
    Education 26th/50
    Cost of living 47th/50
    Access to capital 1th/50
    Source: CNBC (2014)
  • Tax Friendliness
    California Corporate Tax Rate 7.5%
    Avg Local Corporate Tax Rate in California 0.9%
    Avg Combined Corporate Tax Rate 8.4%
    Overall tax friendliness 48th/50
    Corporate tax rank 34th/50
    Individual income tax rank 50th/50
    Sales tax rank 42th/50
    Unemployment insurance tax rank 14th/50
    Property tax rank 14th/50
    Source: Tax Foundation (2015)

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