You may have a great idea for a startup and want to begin the process of establishing your business. You find yourself focused on marketing, advertising, financing, hiring or whatever else your company needs. But before you proceed any further, take a step back and consider the tax implications of your small business. If you do not review how the setup of your business will affect the taxes you will owe, you may end up having to pay more than you expected. Start by considering these three factors.
Whether you are close to retirement, want to change careers or are facing an illness , you should develop and implement a succession plan for your family business. Leaving your position requires more than just a last-minute transfer of ownership to a descendant or buyer. For the best outcome for you and your business, you need to begin the succession process years before these events occur. The longer you wait, the more likely you are to miss out on the following benefits of having a succession plan in place.