Northington Blog

7.31.17

Certified Financial Planner: An Introduction to Mr. Clay Glasgow, C.P.A. JPMS Cox, PLLC, “Lets Talk Small Business Planning”.

The less risk a potential buyer perceives in a business, the more they will be willing to pay.

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6.7.16

PlanForComfort: Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Your exit strategy may be one of the most important, yet least thought-out, elements of your business plan. Among the important decisions — what you might want to do after you leave the business, what the ongoing roles of your children or other family members might be, and how the sale proceeds will be deployed. The development of an exit strategy also opens the door for a wide range of tax management, philanthropic, and estate planning activities and opportunities. However, since effective strategies balance complex legal, financial, tax planning, and contractual issues, cross-disciplinary professional advice is virtually required.

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11.10.15

PlanForComfort: Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Your exit strategy may be one of the most important, yet least thought-out, elements of your business plan. Among the important decisions — what you might want to do after you leave the business, what the ongoing roles of your children or other family members might be, and how the sale proceeds will be deployed. The development of an exit strategy also opens the door for a wide range of tax management, philanthropic, and estate planning activities and opportunities. However, since effective strategies balance complex legal, financial, tax planning, and contractual issues, cross-disciplinary professional advice is virtually required.

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7.27.15

PlanForComfort: Exit Strategies for Entrepreneurs

Finally, a successful exit process should be based on a sound understanding of existing business relationships and provisions. You should identify the key professional and executive talent in your firm and then formulate appropriate reward and retention strategies for them.

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5.28.15

PlanForComfort: Buy-Sell Agreement Case Study

  Overview:   Closely held business owners will, at some time, have to address the issue of transferring ownership of their business for estate planning purposes, retirement planning, and/or providing for continuation of business operations in the event of unexpected health issues and even divorce.   Who Benefits?   Virtually any C Corporation, S Corporation […]

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5.7.14

Business Owner Succession Planning

Every successful business owner must eventually face the question: What will happen to my business when I become disabled, retire, or die?

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4.28.14

Natural Disaster Planning for Small Businesses

Whether your small business survives a natural disaster may depend as much (if not more) on the plans you put in place now, before a disaster occurs, as on what you do after a disaster strikes.

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4.21.14

Four Planning Considerations for Every Small Business Owner

Every successful business owner must eventually face the question: What will happen to my business when I become disabled, retire, or die?

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4.15.14

Retirement Plans for Your Small Business

If you’re a small business owner and haven’t established a retirement savings plan, what are you waiting for? It’s time to select the plan that best fits your needs, and the needs of your employees

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3.17.14

Home Office Deduction Rules Get a Remodel

Your home office must be used regularly and exclusively as your principal place of business, or as a place where you meet or deal with clients, patients, or customers, in the normal course of your business. If you have a business outside your home, but conduct substantial administrative and management tasks for your business at home (e.g., billing clients, keeping books and records) you may qualify, provided that you have no other fixed location where you could conduct these activities.

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