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Due Diligence Thought Leadership
Due diligence and state taxes: What you don’t know can hurt youA thorough pre-transaction analysis can help to eliminate surprises and allow the seller to correct deficiencies wherever possible.
Due diligence and structuring issues for buyers of foreign subsidiariesIssues you need to consider when purchasing a business that owns a foreign subsidiary that’s classified as a foreign corporation for tax purposes.
Don't neglect tech: Cybersecurity is key to due diligenceAn independent assessment of your target's network, data, and cybersecurity measures mitigates risk — and headaches. Don’t overlook these seven areas.
Q&A on sell-side tax due diligenceSell-side tax due diligence not only can boost deal value but also establish credibility with a buyer, speed up the sale, and help get ahead in negotiations. Here's why it's become so popular.
Uncover issues and prepare for action with IT due diligenceWhat IT risks and costs are you inheriting with your acquisition? If your target meets any of these four criteria, don't skip due diligence.
Sale readiness and the value proposition of seller’s due diligenceThinking of selling your business? Careful transaction planning is critical to minimizing the risks and streamlining the transaction process. Use these three steps as your keys to unlock the value within your business.
Commercial due diligence: Why is it important?It’s impossible to look into the future, but thorough commercial due diligence can help you better understand the possible future state of the company you’re purchasing. Listen to our podcast to learn more.
Due diligence and executive compensation: Supporting the reasonableness of salariesIf you’re the acquiring business in a transaction, you should consider how the IRS will view pre-transaction payments to owners and officers. The Service may look to the “reasonableness” of those payments to determine if they were compensation or dividends.
Evaluate risk and determine growth potential with commercial & supply chain due diligenceMaximize the return on your investment by assessing these 10 customer- and supply-base factors to gain an accurate view of your target's operations, marketplace position, and risks.
How rollovers can run afoul of anti-churning rules for intangiblesIf your business is acquired and you wind up with a greater-than 20 percent share of the buyer, pre-acquisition due diligence needs to make sure that the buyer’s ability to amortize intangible assets isn't limited.
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