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Two Ways to Transfer a Family Business

Two Ways to Transfer a Family Business For many people, a family-owned business is their primary source of wealth, so it’s critical to plan carefully for the transition of ownership from one generation to the next. The best approach depends on your particular circumstances. If your net worth is well within the estate tax exemption […]

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Handle Buy-Sell Agreements with Care

Handle Buy-Sell Agreements with Care If you own an interest in a family-owned or other closely held business, a buy-sell agreement is a valuable document to have in place. These agreements specify whether — and under what circumstances — owners’ interests may be transferred. Buy-sell agreements should be planned and drafted carefully to ensure that […]

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Family Business Succession and FLPs

One of the biggest concerns for family business owners is succession planning — transferring ownership and control of the company to the next generation. Often, the best time tax-wise to start transferring ownership is long before the owner is ready to give up control of the business. A family limited partnership (FLP) can help owners […]

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Choosing a Successor for Your Family Business

There’s an old saying regarding family-owned businesses: “Shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.” It means the first-generation owner started in shirtsleeves and built the company up from nothing but, by the third generation, the would-be owner is back in shirtsleeves with nothing because the business failed or was sold. Although you can’t guarantee your company […]

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