Gain a better understanding of the tax ramifications of structuring the transaction as an asset sale vs. a stock sale.
The seller and the buyer in a sale of a business frequently have very different ideas as to how the transaction should be structured. There are very serious consequences to each party that must be considered when deciding how the deal should be structured for your client. This topic will help you identify the issues what you must think about and the consequences of the structure of the transaction upon your client.
- You will be able to define what a stock sale is.
- You will be able to review what an asset sale is.
- You will be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages to a stock sale to the seller and the buyer.
- You will be able to identify the advantages and disadvantages to an asset sale to the seller and the buyer.