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SRA Competency B
'It is rewarding to find a presenter with authoritative hands on experience and practical examples of the problems discussed'


There is a myriad of tax issues and different taxes to consider when advising on either the sale or purchase of an SME or its business. Whether you are acting/advising in the purchase or sale of a family business or private company getting the tax right is one of the key essential elements.

This seminar will give you all the latest thinking on this thorny subject. Delegates will gain a deeper understanding of the various aspects of and different methods of sales and purchases. A series of examples will enable you to get to grips with the risks involved in advising clients in these circumstances.

What You Will Learn

The sale and purchase process: the crucial tax issues.

Structuring the contract: horror stories from tax cases.

Sale of assets or sale of business?

Asset sales

  • Allocation of consideration
  • Goodwill
  • VAT and TOGCs
  • Intangibles
  • SDLT

Selling shares

  • Cash, shares or loan note?
  • Deferred consideration
  • Entrepreneurs' relief and its interaction with types of consideration
  • Substantial shareholding exemption on sale of a subsidiary

Buying shares

  • Company losses
  • De-grouping charges
  • Secondary liabilities

Dealing with debt

  • Buying or waiving debt as part of the sale process

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