Benefits and Drawback of Acquiring Businesses
There are obvious advantages and some disadvantages to an acquisition.
If you are taking over a good business, you’ll have great cash flow.
When buying a business, you are typically buying yourself something that provides a major benefit to you.
Besides the usual profit and/or loss of the acquisition itself, comes the taxes and legal liabilities of such.
You want to make sure you have a great attorney who drafts the acquisition agreement to protect you.
For instance, you want to make sure you are not liable for any debts, liabilities. You want to make sure that the guidelines are clear between responsibilities, changing accounts, and delineating proportional payments during the interim.
You want to make sure you have a good accountant who knows how to help you benefit off of an acquisition and sale.
If you are looking to offset some taxes such as a capital gains reduction or expenditure, then you want to understand how to offset debt, or outlays by doing proper transactions. Sometimes setting up the incoming wire through an escrow account that pays debts from the escrow account will help reduce tax liability.
If you would like to hop on a call with us to go over things related to acquisitions and general business overview, please schedule a time here. We do a one hour deep dive where we go over your needs as it relates to acquisitions & business expansion, and then we go on the hunt for you to line up a business that fits.
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Leader in Acquisitions with Expertise in Representing Sellers & Buyers on Deals
Jarbly is a leader in acquisitions with expertise in helping with listings, negotiations, LOI's, asset purchases, company purchases, and real estate purchases. JARBLY has access to high net worth individuals if you are on the sell-side and businesses that may be of interest to you if you are on the buy-side.