Pros and cons of seller earnouts

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 27-Jun-2018 02:00:00

I recently read a blog post about the pros and cons of seller earnouts, which I believe is worth sharing.

The blog post was written by M&A specialist Dave Kauppi from MidMarket Capital, Inc, which is based in Chicago, USA. (You can click here to read Dave’s post.)

It’s a useful article if you’re considering buying or selling a business and you want to explore measures to manage the risks of transfer and protect the value of the business, including delayed or ‘at risk’ payment of part of the purchase price consideration, such as an earnouts.

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Topics: business advice, Capital gains tax, seller earnouts, selling a business, Selling your business, Business advisor

After-tax effects of Small Business CGT Concessions [blog]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 10-May-2017 05:01:00

The following blog is an excerpt from our updated CGT eBook, Capital Gains Tax 2.0 – Issues to consider when selling your business.

With the Federal Budget being handed down this week, it is worth remembering that the tax and financial policy environment can change, so be sure to check with your advisor regularly for updates.

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Topics: Advice, Capital gains tax, Selling your business

Do I qualify for Small Business CGT Concessions? [blog]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 29-Mar-2017 05:00:00

Small Business Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Concessions can provide generous and attractive concessions for small business, and the structure of your sale transaction may impact whether or not you qualify for the concessions.

However, you must obtain advice from a CGT specialist to ensure the structure you choose is not deemed to be tax avoidance. Remember, tax minimisation is legal – tax avoidance is not.

The following blog is an excerpt from our updated CGT eBook, Capital Gains Tax 2.0 – Issues to consider when selling your business.

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Topics: Capital gains tax, Selling your business, Advice, Tax

Capital gains tax issues to consider when selling a business

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 25-Jan-2017 04:39:00

In 2014 we published an eBook titled Capital Gains Tax – Issues to consider when selling a small to mid-sized business. This eBook drew on extensive experience, including that of our guest contributor Michael Pisani, partner at Chapman Eastway, and remains one of our most popular publications to date.

Given the far-reaching scope of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and the ever-evolving nature of taxation laws, we have decided the time is right to release Capital Gains Tax 2.0 – Issues to consider when selling your business. The new eBook does not replace the original, but instead complements it.

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Topics: Capital gains tax, Selling your business, Advice

How to minimise CGT when selling a business

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 26-Oct-2016 04:00:00

 

Tax considerations – particularly Capital Gains Tax (CGT) – are very important for anyone considering changing their business structure, divesting or selling part or all of a business as a result of retirement, change of career, succession planning, etc.

In this situation it’s wise to seek your tax advisor’s assistance in looking at the options associated with a business sale.

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Topics: Capital gains tax, Selling your business, Buying a business, Business transfer, Tax, Advice

 
Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and should not be taken as personal, professional advice. Readers should make their own inquiries and obtain independent, professional advice before making any decisions, taking any action or relying on any information in this blog. 
 
 

 

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