Selling a Business

Installment Sale vs. Seller Financing In A Business Sale

Installment sale vs seller financing compared, the similarities and differences between seller financing and an installment sell, the benefits of an installment sale and seller financing to business sellers.

Davis Porter
Davis Porter

Jun 3, 2022

The Business Installment Sale Process: What’s In It For Business Sellers

How to sell a business through an installment sale, the pros and cons of installment payments, the tax implications of an installment sale.

Davis Porter
Davis Porter

May 22, 2022

Earnouts in a Business Sale

Earnouts are an option for closing a sale, ensuring future payments to the seller when a buyer may not have the full purchase amount at the time of sale.

Mitchell Grant
Mitchell Grant

May 16, 2022

Considerations When Selling a Business as a Going Concern

There are specific accounting rules that govern the definition of a business as a "going concern." Understanding the implications of a business sale as a going concern can keep you and your potential buyers on the same page.

Will Simmons
Will Simmons

Apr 15, 2022

5 Types of Business Buyers Who Might Buy A Business

Who are business buyers? Understanding the different types of business buyers you might encounter as you try to sell your small business or franchise can help you find a buyer quickly for as high of a price as possible.

Davis Porter
Davis Porter

Apr 1, 2022

A Guide To Selling A Business To Your Key Employees

Learn about the different deal structures that exist before deciding on what exit strategy you'll use to sell your business to key employees.

John McCleary
John McCleary

Mar 8, 2022

Common Mistakes People Make When Selling a Business Online

Selling online can help you minimize broker fees and find the best buyer for your business. But depending on where you sell, you might be setting yourself for more work and a worse outcome.

Mitchell Grant
Mitchell Grant

Feb 23, 2022

How To Minimize Capital Gains Tax On Your Business Sale

Tax rates on small business sales can be brutal. Consider offsetting your capital gain with reinvestment or other tax deferral strategies.

Davis Porter
Davis Porter

Feb 17, 2022

4 Differences Between Asset Sale vs. Stock Sale

As a seller, you should understand what is an asset sale vs. a stock sale to maximize the financial benefits for yourself in the sale.

Davis Porter
Davis Porter

Jan 21, 2022

4 Places To Find Qualified Buyers For Your Business

There are many people out there looking to buy small businesses. Read about listing websites and other strategies for finding them.

Davis Porter
Davis Porter

Dec 24, 2021

A Seller’s Guide to Small Business Valuation

Conducting a business valuation is a valuable exercise at any stage in the small business lifecycle. If you are thinking of selling your business, conducting a fair market valuation can help you understand what a buyer is likely willing to pay.

Will Simmons
Will Simmons

Dec 2, 2021

Reverse due diligence

In small business acquisitions, preparation is key but often forgotten. Reverse due diligence is one of the most helpful things a business owner can do before listing her business for sale.

William Fry
William Fry

Mar 25, 2021

9 Questions to Ask a Business Broker

Working with a business broker is a great option for many business owners, but not all business brokers are created equal. This post covers the key questions to ask a broker before signing an engagement agreement.

William Fry
William Fry

Mar 19, 2021

The Benefits of Selling to an Employee

Among the exit options a small business owner has, selling to an employee stands out in terms of its advantages. This article dives into three key ones: price transparency, ensuring stability, and experience.

William Fry
William Fry

Mar 10, 2021