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The business you’ve built has served you well. Now, it’s time to think about the next chapter. Whether you plan to sell your business to a new owner, transition it to your employees or the next generation, or wind down, you can find step-by-step guides, articles, and advice that will help you with every action you need to take.

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How to Find an Accountant Who Can Help You to Sell Your Business

An accountant can play an important role in helping you sell your business. They can organize your company’s financials and …

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Set Up a Data Room to Sell Your Business

When selling your business, potential buyers will want to view some of your core business documents. Financial, procedure, and personnel …

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Tell the IRS and Other Tax Agencies That You’re Closing Your Business

Once you’ve decided to dissolve your company, tell the IRS and your state and local tax agencies your plans for …

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How to Terminate Employee Savings and Benefit Plans

There are many steps to winding down your business’s operations. Once you fulfill your business’s outstanding orders and release your …

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How to Settle with Creditors Before Closing Your Business

If you’re following our closing guide, then you’ve already reported your planned closure to your landlord, bank, suppliers, utility providers, …

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How to Report Your Business Closure to Your Creditors

One step many owners miss in the closing process is notifying creditors. This must-do step is important because it helps …

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