ATAX Franchise Overview
|Total Investment:||$40,000 - $80,000|
|Royalty Fee:||The higher of 14% of gross revenues or $5,000 in year one; the higher of 14% of gross revenue or $7,500 in year 2; the higher of 14% of gross revenues|
|Advertising Fee:||3% of gross volume|
United States: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
North America: PRI
Based in New York, ATAX is a year-round tax preparation and business services franchise that services clients in both Spanish and English. Founded in 1986 with $200, two computers, and a fax machine, ATAX has grown to operate 62 locations throughout the United States. Most recently, ATAX ranked #439 in Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500®, the world's first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Placement in the Franchise 500® is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry, making it one of the most competitive rankings. Additionally, ATAX was named a 2020 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review.
Rafael Alvarez launched ATAX in 1986 in New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood. Expanding the initial business to two locations, Alvarez Tax became a trust tax preparation, payroll and bookkeeping company, earning Alvarez and the business multiple honors, including the New York City Dominican Heritage Celebration Crystal Apple Award (2007) and the El Award from El Diario (2013 - recognizing the hard work of prominent Latino business leaders).In 2007, Alvarez began franchising and changed the name of the company to ATAX. ATAX has been lauded for its sound business model and low initial investment.
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