Why Should I Consider Financing the Sale of My Business?

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Deciding to sell your business is one of the most consequential decisions that you will likely ever make. Commercial transactions like these are significantly more complicated than purchasing or selling a piece of residential property, for example, and there are a lot of factors that go into a successful sale. When you are looking to […]

What to Look for in a Reputable Business Broker

When considering selling your business, the decision to use a business broker is one of the most important you will make. It can be challenging, however, to find the right intermediary to handle your business sale. There are questions you will want to ask and many factors to look at when you are choosing someone […]

Tips for Selling a Business Successfully

Selling a business is one of the most difficult decisions an owner will ever make. A business that they have spent years or decades building and have put their hearts into is hard to leave behind. The transaction itself can also be a lengthy process that many owners are not ready for. This is why […]

Preparing To Sell Your Business

Business owners who have spent several years or decades building a profitable entity inevitably reach the point when it is time to exit. Whether for retirement, health concerns, moving, starting a new venture, there will likely come a time when you are ready to move on. And if you are not handing the business over […]

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Business Broker

The New Year is upon us, and along with it comes numerous resolutions/goals individuals make. For some, 2017 might be the year they finally start their own business. Others are at the other end of that cycle and are ready to sell their business in the New Year. For the latter group, it is important […]

How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar

At some point, entrepreneurs reach the point where it is time to exit their business. Whether it is retirement, health challenges, relocation, or another reason, unless you are passing it along to the next generation, there will come a time when you need to put your business up for sale. To receive optimal value from […]

Is Spring a Good Time to Sell Your Business?

Selling a business is generally a long process; it can often take 3-12 months from the time you list the business until the sale closes. For this reason, it is a difficult process to time. That said; buyer inquiries tend to increase during the month of January as well as during the spring and fall. […]

How to Find Serious Buyers When Selling Your CPA Practice

At some point, most CPAs reach the point when it is time to sell their practice. Retirement, health or family issues, whatever the case may be, if you do not already have a successor, there will come a time when you need to look for a buyer. If you are just in the early stages […]

Personal Goodwill in the Sale of an Accounting or CPA Practice

Selling a C-corporation can be a very difficult endeavor mostly due to the fact that C-corporations are subject to double taxation. Income from operations, gains from the sale of assets and liquidation gains can all be considered in the double taxation doctrine established by the IRS. If you find yourself in this position as a […]

What Goes into the Sale of a CPA Practice?

Building a successful and sustainable CPA practice is an investment of money, sweat, and tears that can go on for several decades. At some point, there comes a time when it is time to move on and enjoy retirement. And if you do not have someone in your family for whom you can pass your […]

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