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CPE Self-Study

Introduction to Business Acquisitions - Tax Staff Essentials

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Do you have the skills to offer tax advice to a client or employer who is considering buying or selling a business? This CPE course will introduce you to the most common types of business acquisitions and equip you with necessary tax related skills. You will receive a thorough overview of buying and selling, including guidance on due diligence procedures and best practices, as well as how to properly calculate, document, and value a business acquisition transaction.

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

Key Topics

  • Transaction basics
  • Due diligence
  • Asset versus stock based transactions
  • Transaction terms
  • Buyer and seller best practices
  • Golden parachutes
  • Section 382 limitations

Who Will Benefit?

  • Tax practitioners

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System Requirements

About the Authors

Glenn Gines, CPA, MBT

About the Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting.

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