The Business Model

The TaxAssist Accountants franchise model is based on very simple principles.

By servicing the needs of small businesses, subcontractors and the self-employed, as a franchisee you can focus on a group of clients that have traditionally been neglected.

Concentrating on the needs of small business clients can offer time-management advantages and through our training and judicious use of our support functions, you can also provide first class services to your client base.

Build a sizeable practice

Our aim is to strengthen our network with franchisees that follow our business development strategies in order to build a sizeable accounting practice.

These strategies are based on best practice and powerful marketing techniques that can accelerate the growth of each franchisee's business. Initially, you are likely to spend at least half of your time on business development activities, with the view of growing your practice by spending more of your time attracting new clients, managing customer relationships and leading a team of staff members.

The goal is to work on the business rather than in it.

With many years’ experience (since 1995, and 2015 in Australia) behind us, we have actively evolved our support infrastructure to enable franchisees to build their businesses in a commercially dynamic way.

The proven business model of TaxAssist Accountants is straightforward – take on hundreds of small business clients with relatively uncomplicated work whilst being based in visible, accessible and welcoming shop front premises.

Grow a valuable asset

While you are building a valuable asset you will be obtaining an ongoing income. When you are ready to sell your practice, we can help you realise the value of your asset and you have the knowledge that you will be able to sell at industry multiple norms and beyond.

By adhering to the business model and taking a proactive approach to marketing in your territory, you will attract clients at a considerable rate. Client acquisition will be facilitated by our unique and innovative approach to marketing which will significantly help the build-up of your fee bank. Alongside this we generate leads for all franchisees throughout Australia, which clearly separates us from other accounting franchises.

What we offer

  • Exclusive franchise territory
  • 43 days’ industry-leading initial training programme
  • Ongoing training, support and development
  • Proven shopfront concept
  • Strong, distinctive and award-winning international brand
  • Comprehensive support website
  • Proven local lead generation services
  • Technical advice helpdesk and technical updates
  • Business development coaching and support
  • Initial stationery and marketing materials, including your own personalised website
  • Regular field visits to provide coaching, mentoring and support
  • Investment in research and development
  • More than 23 years’ collective experience growing successful franchises

► Read about the shop front concept...

The look and feel of the shops are completely different from traditional accounting practices. We know clients will appreciate our open, welcoming look and we want clients to enjoy coming through the door. Gone are the days of feeling inhibited by a trip to your accountant. The shop certainly seems to be working too, in the first two weeks of opening, I signed 14 clients, the majority of which were walk-in clients!

Avendra Narayan, franchisee

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