Tag Archives: Cost Analysis for Small Businesses

How Do I Keep My Business Sale Confidential?

Great question by every business owner. When it’s time to sell their pride and joy, they don’t want their customers, competitors and employees to know it is in the process of being advertised For Sale. How do Business Broker’s accomplish this Confidentiality? Carefully Using Accepted Tools in our Industry. In summary, we use the NDA […]

Cost Segregation? What is it and How can it help my business?

Cost segregation study From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Under United States tax laws and accounting rules, cost segregation is the process of identifying personal property assets that are grouped with real property assets, and separating out personal assets for tax reporting purposes. According to the American Society of Cost Segregation Professionals a cost segregation is […]

Coaching for Business Buyers

Coaching for Business Buyers Prepared for ___________________ 1. Type Buyer: Owner Operator ____ Investor_____ 2. BRS, Business Requirements Summary: Industry/Segment: – Submit resume of related experience: City/Location Preferred: Cash Flow Requirement: Down Payment Available: – could be letter from your Attorney. Timeframe: Understand Co-Brokering restrictions in South Carolina. 3. Buyer Actions: Prepare BRS and send […]

Confidentially Sell My Business – Sounds Like an Oxymoron?

When you decide to sell your business it is extremely important that your employees, customers and competitors Do Not Know it is For Sale until after the deal is done. But how do you keep it Confidential and go thru the entire process of listing, finding buyers, negotiating and closing the sale? Select a Business […]

Seller’s Discretionary Income – The Key to Selling Your Business

When it comes time to sell your business, most owners have no idea how to express to potential buyers how good their business really is in order to obtain the best price. Today’s buyers are very knowledgeable because of the Internet. They can go on www.bizbuysell.com and other sites and compare business opportunities. In fact […]

HR Happenings – Latest in News and Alerts

HR Happenings June 2013 Health Care Reform Update Employers’ Exchange Notification must start by Oct. 1, 2013. On May 8, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance and a Model Notice to Employees of Coverage Options regarding the soon-to-launch exchanges. The release also announced an updated model election notice to inform terminated employees about […]

Cyber Monday – Great for the Small Business Owner? ? ?

Before reading this article one has to think, does Cyber Buying kill the Small Business Retailer or Give Them That Extra Margin to Thrive? Cyber Monday sales up 33%, new sales records set, IBM says November 29, 2011 | 9:47am Cyber Monday deals lured a record number of online shoppers, leading to a 33% jump […]

Sunbelt Radio Friday; Cost Analysis and Reduction for Business Owners

Each week, Sunbelt hosts an internet radio program in order to provide our franchisees and their clients with information about buying, selling, and managing privately-held businesses. The show, Entrepreneurial Insights, is broadcast every Friday at 2 p.m. Eastern, and is hosted by Pino Bacinello (Sunbelt office owner in Vancouver) and Matt Ottaway (Sunbelt’s President). Each […]