BUSINESS STRUCTURES

Before you make a decision to buy a business or start your own business you will also want to think about which business structure (or legal business entity) your business will use. Your business structure will determine which types of income tax returns you’ll have to file as well as other legal, financing, and tax […]

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BUSINESS FINANCING

Before you get started looking for the best mix of financing for your business purchase or start up there are certain items that you should consider beforehand. Clean Your House Avoid making major purchases such as automobiles, jewelry, home improvements, new memberships or doing anything that could impact your credit rating such as applying for […]

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TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR BUSINESS

You have worked hard to build your business into potentially your most valuable asset and now it is time to sell. It is equally important to work just as hard before and during the selling process to make sure you are able to attain the highest value possible for your business. Below are some tips that should […]

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FACTS FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

As a business owner, be aware that the Economy is the most important factor influencing the value of your business at any given point in time; and it is beyond your control. Historically, business owners whose personal timing was off have been forced to sell during a down cycle, with a potentially large financial penalty; […]

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SELLING A BUSINESS AIN’T LIKE SELLING A USED CAR

There are a lot of things that are easier to value and sell than a business. That is because there is a market reference for almost everything that is bought or sold. We usually have a yardstick to make comparisons. For used cars, it is the blue book; for houses it’s comparable sales in the […]

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