Webcast: Introduction to Business Acquisitions (XAIBA117)
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This course will help you become a key adviser to your client or employer who is interested in buying or selling a business. It provides the participant with a foundation of knowledge about the most common types of business acquisitions that a business owner may utilize or be a party to during the life of the business. In this course participants will gain a working knowledge sufficient to prepare basic tax models for business acquisitions and obtain data necessary to complete an analysis/compar

 Export to Your Calendar 7/7/2017
When: 07/07/2017
8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
AICPA
1367998:4F8F2E683750D3CFE9B002D983B5B3F7
United States
Presenter: Kevin Krantz


Online registration is available until: 7/5/2017
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Acronym XAIBA117
CPE 8 hours
Vendor AICPA
Category
Taxes
Level Intermediate
Prerequisite Basic knowledge of business acquisitions
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for Senior tax professionals in public accounting who assist clients
Registration
Member $249
CPA Non-Member $319

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

This course will help you become a key adviser to your client or employer who is interested in buying or selling a business. It provides the participant with a foundation of knowledge about the most common types of business acquisitions that a business owner may utilize or be a party to during the life of the business. In this course participants 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

  • Transaction basics
  • Due diligence
  • Asset versus stock based transactions
  • Transaction terms
  • Buyer and seller best practices
  • Transaction costs
  • Loss limitation rules
  • Golden parachute payments

 

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