Stock sale vs. Asset sale: Tax Considerations

Has the turmoil over the last year caused you to start thinking of selling your business? Or, perhaps, the pandemic has opened up opportunities to expand your business? One of the most compelling decisions you will need to consider in structuring a buy/sale agreement is whether to structure the deal

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Change Brings Increased Flexibility, Options for Clients

A structural change opens up a new world of possibilities for clients of Barnes Dennig’s award winning mergers & acquisitions practice. Effective June 15, 2021, Barnes Dennig will spin off the practice, led by industry game-changer Dino Lucarelli, into an independent business unit. The move eliminates restrictions that have been

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Transferring Family Wealth during a Pandemic

The first quarter of 2020 saw record drops in stock values of public companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 22% for the quarter. Headlines were full of bad news related to the coronavirus pandemic, from losses to job cuts to bankruptcies. Some industries were harder hit than others.

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Banks Give Green Light for Lending

During uncertain times, when fear can lead to generalizations and assumptions can be made based on a single data point of a given trend, facts can be a steadying influence. In the face of pervasive beliefs to the contrary, local banks are indeed still lending money for working capital lines

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