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Introduction to Business Acquisitions - Tax Staff Essentials

Author/Moderator: Glenn C. Gines, CPA, MBT
Publisher: AICPA
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This CPE course will provide you with a foundation of knowledge about the most common types of business acquisitions that a business owner may utilize or be a party to over the life of the business. In this course, you will gain a working knowledge sufficient to prepare basic tax models for business acquisitions and obtain data necessary to complete an analysis/comparison and recommendation for a course of action.

Topics Discussed

  • Transaction basics
  • Due diligence
  • Asset versus stock based transactions
  • Transaction terms
  • Buyer and seller best practices

Learning Objectives
When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic steps in a business acquisition.
  • Be acquainted with the team of advisers involved with the transaction.
  • Understand due diligence procedures and transaction documentation.
  • Analyze the three principle approaches to valuation of a business.
  • Identify key buyer groups and the impact of a sale on them.
  • Structure compensation alternatives for individual buyers and sellers.
  • Learn how CPAs and other advisors can offer the highest value services to clients.

Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of business acquisitions

Advanced Preparation: None

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NASBA Field of Study: Taxes
Level: Intermediate
Recommended CPE Credit: 11
Introduction to Business Acquisitions - Tax Staff Essentials
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