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Buying and Selling a Business - The CPA's Role

Author/Moderator: Glenn Gines, CPA, MBT
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Become the key adviser to a client or employer who’s buying or selling a business. Your advice will impact your client for years to come!

In this CPE course, learn how to lead the team of advisers with a keen overview of the transaction in addition to specific tax and accounting technical advice. Buying and selling a business involves more than calculating a transaction gain or loss – it must be valued, due diligence must be conducted, and various stakeholders will be impacted.

Topics Discussed

  • Transaction basics
  • Due diligence
  • Asset versus stock based transactions
  • Transaction terms
  • Buyer and seller best practices

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Recall the steps in a business acquisition.
  • Recognize the team of advisers involved with the transaction.
  • Recall key points related to due diligence procedures and transaction documentation.
  • Analyze the three principle approaches to valuation of a business.
  • Identify key buyer groups and the impact of a sale on them.
  • Determine compensation alternatives for individual buyers and sellers.

Prerequisite: Experience in business taxation

Advanced Preparation:  None

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NASBA Field of Study: Taxes
Level: Intermediate
Recommended CPE Credit: 7
Buying and Selling a Business - The CPA's Role
Text 2015
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