While you’re in the midst of planning, growing or expanding your business, it’s important to develop and execute a buy-sell agreement between all business owners. A buy-sell agreement can provide structure for an unexpected event such as a death or disability, and provide a road map for expected events such as a shareholder retirement buy-out. Setting up a buy-sell agreement in the early stages of your business planning can help you handle the unexpected and expected events more swiftly in the future - and with a lot less stress.
President Joe Biden signed the budget reconciliation bill H.R. 5376 into law Tuesday, August 16, 2022. Better known as the Inflation Reduction Act, the bill includes a number of tax provisions that may affect your business.
You have a great concept for a business, but before you move on to developing your buy-sell agreement, do you know what the best structure or entity type is for you? The entity type is crucial to the success of a business and can have drastic legal and tax consequences for a company. As a business owner, it is your responsibility to understand the structure of the business you are creating and your personal stake within the company.
Expanding your donor pool is a great way to develop new funding sources for your nonprofit. Before you decide to widen your reach, you will want to make sure you are compliant with every state’s fundraising regulations where you plan on fundraising. Often, this will mean filing a charitable solicitation registration (CSR).