Selling a Business
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.
Jun 3, 2022
How to sell a business through an installment sale, the pros and cons of installment payments, the tax implications of an installment sale.
May 22, 2022
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.
May 16, 2022
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.
Apr 15, 2022
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.
Apr 1, 2022
Learn about the different deal structures that exist before deciding on what exit strategy you'll use to sell your business to key employees.
Mar 8, 2022
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.
Feb 23, 2022
Tax rates on small business sales can be brutal. Consider offsetting your capital gain with reinvestment or other tax deferral strategies.
Feb 17, 2022
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.
Jan 21, 2022
There are many people out there looking to buy small businesses. Read about listing websites and other strategies for finding them.
Dec 24, 2021
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.
Dec 2, 2021
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.
Mar 25, 2021
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.
Mar 19, 2021