Introduction to Business Acquisitions

  • Thursday, August 15, 2019 – Thursday, April 30, 2020

  • 11

Do you have the skills to offer tax advice to a client or employer who is considering buying or selling a business? This self-study course will introduce you to the most common types of business acquisitions and equip you with necessary tax related skills. You will receive a thorough overview of buying and selling, including guidance on due diligence procedures and best practices, as well as how to properly calculate, document, and value a business acquisition transaction.


? Recall the basic steps in a business acquisition.
? Recognize the team of advisers involved with the transaction.
? Recall key points related to 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.
? Determine compensation alternatives for individual buyers and sellers.


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

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Tax Staff Training, Level 3 training identifies the more difficult areas for experienced tax compliance specialists. Those with approximately 3 years of tax compliance experience.


American Institute of CPAs


11.00 Taxes

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