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The complete guide to selling a business
The complete guide to selling a business
Steingold, Fred S., 1936-2017 author.
Uniform Title:
Sell your business
5th edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, CA : Nolo, [2017]
Physical Description:
471 pages : forms ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Deciding whether : and when : to sell -- The key steps in selling your business -- The key legal issues in selling your business -- Tax considerations when selling your business -- Putting a price on your business -- Working with lawyers, accountants, and brokers -- Preparing your business for sale -- Finding the right buyer -- Structuring the sale -- The investigation stage : how sellers and buyers check each other out -- Drafting a letter of intent -- Preparing the sales agreement and other legal documents -- Who's selling, who's buying : and what's being sold -- The sales price and terms of payment -- Dealing with liabilities and representations -- Payments for noncompete and consultant deals -- Other important legal language for the sales agreement -- Signatures on a sales agreement -- Promissory notes and other installment documents -- Bill of sale, lease assignment, and other documents for transferring your business -- Documents for noncompete and future work commitments -- Preparing for a smooth closing.
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