Are you thinking of selling your small business? Whether you’re selling it to raise cash for something else, because you want to get out of the business world or because it’s the right time to sell due its overwhelming success, it pays to consider the tax ramifications. Handling tax issues correctly when selling your small business will save you money and keep you secure from any potential problems with the tax man.
When you started your business, you probably didn’t think about its end. The first few months, years, or decades, your focus was likely growing your sales, developing new products or services, and building your reputation in the community. But, at some point, you may start wondering if it’s time to sell.
Going into business with a partner can be a great way to spread risk, to draw on each other’s skill sets, and to combine resources to grow your business. But, at some point, the partnership may not be serving either you or the business well. It might be time to dissolve it.
What is an exit strategy?