We are representing over 50 well established, highly profitable CPA firms throughout the U. S. with soon to be retiring Partners looking for a strong Tax Manager ready to move into a direct entry Partnership . The soon to be retiring owner of the firmhas a large, well established book of business ( g e n e r a l l y b e t w e e n $ 5 0 0 K a n d $ 2 . 5 MM) consisting primarily of small business and individual tax clients. A CPA license is preferred, however some firms will also consider IRS certified EAs (Enrolled Agents.) The Tax Manager / Partner will be in charge of tax compliance, planning, review and preparation; and will supervise a small staff of TaxAccountants, bookkeepers, and administrative personnel. They will have direct client contact and responsibility for client representation with the IRS and state tax agencies. Requires candidates with both strong tax technical skills and a very good credit rating, as they will typically need to qualify for an SBA loan for 75% of the value of the practice. No cash is required as a private investor will put up the cash required, as well as add tremendous value in other areas, in return for a limited equity position. Some firms will assist with both interview and relocation expenses, although local candidates are preferred.