Tax issues must be considered when structuring inside buyout

10/14/2012 | Journal of Accountancy

An inside buyout is a good exit option for companies interested in succession planning because it is flexible and can be structured in different formats. Tax issues need to be considered, however, because they can have a material impact on the gain realized. Different outcomes might occur via an asset sale, a stock transaction or opting for an S- or a C-corporation status. Scott Miller, CPA/ABV, president of Enterprise Services, will discuss buyout structures and their tax implications in the webinar "Inside Buyout Basics and the Tax Cliff -- A Timely Combination," scheduled 3 to 4 p.m. ET on Oct. 30.

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