Business Succession

5 Estate Planning Items for Family Businesses in NC

Posted on: October 15th, 2015
Whether owners wish to transfer the business to the next generation, or ensure that the transition of the business into new hands is managed in a way that benefits family members, these goals are difficult if impossible to reach without having a plan in place....

Tax Planning for North Carolina Business Successions

Posted on: April 7th, 2015
While transferring business interests can have tax consequences, structuring a business succession plan with regard to tax law can help minimize tax burdens associated with business transfers to surviving family members when a business owner or partner dies. The Tax Foundation, a tax policy research group, ranks North Carolina Business Tax Climate Index as the...

Creating a North Carolina Succession Plan

Posted on: February 26th, 2015
Failing to create a succession plan for a North Carolina business results in a few possible outcomes that might not match an owner’s wishes. Depending on how the company is structured, upon a business owner’s death, other partners may absorb business interests....

Business Succession Options in North Carolina

Posted on: September 10th, 2014
Business succession plans address the future growth or disposition of the business upon a planned succession, or the death or incapacitation of the owner. Transitioning a business under these circumstances requires careful review and assessment. ...

3 Tips to Avoid Family Conflicts in Estate Planning

Posted on: July 31st, 2013
Whether you are creating an estate plan for the first time or making changes to one, be aware that how you plan to leave your assets may create tension in your family. ...

3 Asset Protection Tips for 2013

Posted on: January 27th, 2013
As North Carolina business owners and other taxpayers adjust to the effects of the 2012 American Tax Payer Relief Act, they are starting to focus on asset protection strategies at the same time as minimizing taxes to the fullest extent possible....
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