In the coming weeks, we will be taking a deep dive into the process of selling a closely-held business.
We have a number of potential topics to consider, including:
- When Should I Plan to Sell My Business? The Time to Plan is Always Now
- How to Determine the Value of Your Closely-Held Business
- Valuation Multiples for Small Businesses – Your Industry Matters
- Small Business Valuation: Seller’s Discretionary Earnings v EBITDA v Adjusted EBITDA
- Get Your Business Ready for Sale
- Can You Sell Your Business Without a Broker?
- Selling Your Business – Where Should I Look For a Buyer?
- Documents You Will Need – Before, During, and After the Sale
- Structuring Your Sale: Should it be a Sale of Stock or Assets
- Tax Implications of Asset Sales
- Tax Implications of Stock Sales
- Allocating the Purchase Price to Minimize Taxes
- Can You Help Minimize Taxes on the Sale by Allocating Some of the Purchase Price to Goodwill?
- Should I Accept Stock as Part of the Purchase Price, and If So, How Much?
- Getting as Much Tax Benefit as You Can via Capital Gains Treatment
- I Sold My Business – What Do I Do Now?
- I Sold My Business – How Do I Handle the Sale Proceeds?
One reason we are announcing this in advance is to ask for your input. What questions about the process of selling a closely-held business would you like answered? Is there a topic not listed above you’d like to see us cover?
If you have any suggestions, or want to explore your business-selling options with expert guidance, please click here to email us directly – we are here to help.
Until next time –