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Typically, there are two “buyer pools” to consider when selling your company. An external buyer is the obvious selection if your only objective is to maximize value. However, if the non-financial aspects of your business such as legacy, employees or community take precedence over the...

When business owners begin to contemplate transitioning out of a business, they usually have many interdependent, and sometimes conflicting, objectives they are attempting to satisfy. The business owner needs to get enough money from the sale to live off, or to meet some lifestyle standard, but...

Non-qualified deferred compensation plans are designed to provide incentive and reward key employees and are not governed by the special tax rules for ‘qualified’ plans, such as 401 (k) and other profit-sharing arrangements. Unlike qualified plans, which are deductible to the company when funded, but...

Businesses see big changes under the new tax law. Top news is a new 21% flat corporate tax rate, with most other business forms getting new deductions that reduce their tax rates as well. Unlike changes to the individual tax brackets, which are temporary and...