Items Tagged with 'Family Business'

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Capital gain rules benefit family businesses and investors

August 23, 2013
Once known as “Furniture City” and now “Beer City USA,” Grand Rapids has long been a home to innovation and entrepreneurs. Read More

Compelling reasons for pre-transition planning

March 29, 2013
Family-business owners often spends a lifetime building theirir business, and it is typically their single largest financial asset. Read More

Service providers, trusted advisors: How to work with family businesses

December 15, 2012
Are the majority of your clients family businesses? Chances are, yes. Read More

Selling the family business or not

September 9, 2012

The long, bitter recession seems to be waning these days, which means some owners of a family business who had held off selling out two or three years ago when nobody was spending money on anything might be thinking the time is right.

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Fair versus equal legacy planning with a family business

September 4, 2012
Planning for the succession of a family business can go beyond a discussion of equal versus fair. Should the business be transitioned now or later? Is the current owner willing to cede the reins of the business and retire, or is it not yet time to ride into that proverbial sunset? Read More