Capital gains tax (CGT) issues to consider when selling a business

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 08-Jan-2020 02:00:00

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, in 2017 we released Capital Gains Tax 2.0 – Issues to consider when selling your business. The new eBook did not replace the original, but instead complemented it.

Over the past few months, the JPAbusiness team has been reviewing and updating the information in both eBooks, to reflect the most recent changes in Australian tax policy.

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Topics: Selling your business, Capital gains tax, sales advice, selling my business, earnouts

Do I have to get a valuation before selling my business? [video]

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 04-Sep-2019 02:00:00

The simple answer is ‘no’, you don’t need a valuation to sell a business.

However, in terms of engaging JPAbusiness to sell your business, the answer is ‘yes’: we always recommend clients have their businesses independently and professionally valued before they invest time and money in a sale process.

In this week's video I explain how our first experience of helping a client sell their business – combined with our many years of subsequent experience – has shaped this philosophy regarding valuation and its role in a successful sale process.

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Topics: Video, selling a business, Business valuation, Business selling, business valuer, sales advice

The best sales advice I ever got was from a surfer dude

Posted by James Price | JPAbusiness on 20-Jun-2018 02:00:00

By Kevin Catlin
Insight Strategies, Inc

I have always loved the outdoors. Hiking, camping, rafting, the ocean sports, all of it, I’m in. I see a Bass Pro Shop or REI and can’t help stopping to check things out.

One day I did just that and ended up relearning a crucial lesson on selling and the art of persuasion in general.

My local REI store is in Manhattan Beach, California and on this particular day I did my usual and stopped in to ‘look around’. The problem with me and ‘looking around’ is that I’m like a kid in a candy store and always end up buying something.

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Topics: Business culture, leadership, sales advice, Kevin Catlin

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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