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Tax Considerations in Choice of Entity

By | 2017-09-26T17:07:22+00:00 September 26th, 2017|All Articles, Business Organization|

“Partnership” Taxation Colorado LLCs and LLPs and domestic S-Corporations are pass-through entities and pay no taxes at the entity level.  This is arguably the biggest advantage of forming an LLC or S Corporation, although not as big an advantage as many would believe (see, Phantom Income, below).  The partnership tax classification allows the owners [...]

Choice of Entity – Non Tax

By | 2017-09-26T16:01:43+00:00 September 26th, 2017|All Articles, Business Organization|

Choice of Entity Options In Colorado, a new business typically takes the form of a corporation or limited liability corporation (LLC) or, possibly, a limited liability partnership.  There are several other options: sole proprietorship, (general) partnership, limited partnership, and limited liability limited partnership.   This dicussion focuses on Corporations and LLCs. Non-Tax Considerations in Choice [...]

Common Legal Issues in the Sale of a Business

By | 2017-09-26T15:57:45+00:00 September 26th, 2017|All Articles, Buying/Selling a Business|

Initiating the Sale of a Business The initial steps in selling your business include the preparation of certain key documents and the production and review of any and all records relevant to the companies’ operations. Confidentiality Agreements Prior to reviewing information about the company, a would-be buyer must sign a confidentiality agreement.   Confidentiality agreements [...]

Buy-Sell Agreements

By | 2017-09-26T15:56:07+00:00 September 26th, 2017|All Articles, Buying/Selling a Business|

Buy-sell agreements, also known as buy-out agreements, are enforceable contracts between or among the existing owners and the company.   Buy-sell agreements spell out when and on what terms an owner may sell his own interests in the company or purchase the interests of another owner upon the occurrence of a future event, such as [...]

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