A strategy to maximise the assets of your business on its sale requires patience, advance planning.
When will you leave your business to others? What are your personal aspirations? What are your options for maximising the net proceeds from sale?
The relief is intended to replace Business Asset Taper relief for disposals by smaller business owners. It produces a net tax rate of 10% on the disposal, although for those making modest gains there is a slight increase in the actual tax burden compared to that payable under business asset taper relief because the CGT annual exemption saves less tax under this relief (at 18%) than it did under taper relief (at 40%).
Two emerging trends in the small and medium-sized business sector seem to be conspiring to make family succession a thing of the past.
In all successful businesses the issue of succession from the current owner to the next generation comes up, and one question that often arises is: when is the most appropriate time to begin planning for succession or selling your business?
In business, your profits are your reward for your endeavours. In fact, profitability is the only reliable measurement of a business' success. Profits are the very lifeblood of a business.
According to the latest research, nearly half of entrepreneurs planning to sell their business are unaware of how much it is worth. The problem is particularly marked for the smallest businesses.
Clients often ask us to help them value their business, and are surprised when we ask them for what purpose they require the valuation. The way we value a business depends upon the use to which the valuation will be put at the time of selling your business.
Anderson Ross is more than just a financial and accounting firm. We have the knowledge and experience to make your life simpler by educating you about your alternatives, relieving the burden of tax assessments, and providing you the flexibility to do what you do best, whatever that is.
We're just a phone call away; tell us about your present circumstances, and we'll help you figure out what measures to take next.
We provide you with a tax-effective solution that allows you to be as creative as possible.
We take care of the tax and accounting headaches so you can focus on what you do best: operating your company.