BookKeeping Express

BookKeeping Express

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Initial Investment

LOW: $39,350
HIGH: $55,050

Change in Units

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

2008 (8 Years)

Corporate Address

8229 Boone Blvd, #305 Tysons Corner, VA 22182


Keith Mueller

About BookKeeping Express

BookKeeping Express (BKE) was started in 1984 to offer small business owners virtual assistance with bookkeeping and payroll and other back-office tasks. The business model was licensed initially, and grew to over 150 licensed locations throughout the U.S. In 2007, BKE was purchased by Greg Jones, Bob Stocker and Merritt Green, who moved the company headquarters to Virginia and began franchising the model in 2008.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$39,350 - $55,050

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

BookKeeping Express has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

20% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2012 - 405
  • 2013 - 347
  • 2014 - 387

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Ongoing Support
Toll-Free Line
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: November 6th, 2013

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