Twin Cities Metro Area Chapter Event: Taxes, The Impact/Strategies When Selling a Business


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Taxes, The Impact/Strategies When Selling a Business

Taxes can significantly affect the sale of a Business. What are strategies that the Business Owner can use with their Professionals to reduce the taxes paid on the sale of their Business.

Learning Objectives:

  • What Type of Entity Do You Use to Conduct Your Business  and the effect on taxes
  • Stock Sale vs Asset Sale, Ordinary Income & Recapture, Installment Sales, Covenant Not to Compete & Goodwill
  • What Charitable Strategies can be used to reduce taxes.
  • Learn new strategies to eliminate or reduce taxes at a sale


Tom Dougherty – Lindquist & Vennum LLP

Tom represents start up and established family and owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals with respect to a broad range of issues relating to business operations. He advises clients on business acquisitions and dispositions, commercial transactions and contracts, the Uniform Commercial Code, real estate transactions (including like kind exchanges) and commercial lending. He also has significant experience assisting with the formation, organization, governance and taxation of corporations, nonprofit organizations (including foundations), limited liability companies, joint ventures and limited and general partnerships. Tom has assisted his clients with business relationship documents such as shareholder agreements, operating agreements, member control agreements, partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, employment agreements and consulting agreements. He also counsels clients with respect to nonqualified compensation arrangements, including deferred compensation, stock option, restricted stock, phantom stock and other types of nonqualified plans and arrangements. In addition, he counsels entrepreneurs and family business owners on business succession planning and other tax planning strategies.

Greg Carlson – Wilkerson Guthmann

Greg started his career as an auditor with an international accounting firm, holds a Master of Business Taxation from the University of Minnesota, is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, and has over 25 years of practical experience.

As Director of Tax Services, he advises closely held businesses on tax and estate planning, with an eye toward practical long-term strategies which work in concert with business strategies. By serving on local non-profit boards and committees, Greg is better able to connect with the needs of the community. An avid world traveler, the exploration of other cultures goes hand in hand with his intellectual curiosity and desire for lifelong learning.



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