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A business owner completes a checklist of items to bring to meet with a business broker

Checklist: Documents to Bring to Meet with a Business Broker

When you sell your business, your business broker will ask for a specific set of documents to create your listing …

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Recordkeeping After Closing Your Business

Once you’ve closed your business, many of your obligations come to an end. Recordkeeping is not one of those obligations. …

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Read This Before Signing a Business Broker’s Agreement

A business broker’s agreement—sometimes called a client engagement agreement—often includes terms regarding exclusivity, termination, retainers, commission (or “fees”), the timing …

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How to Tell Your Employees Your Business Is Closing

Early in the closing process, you should tell your employees your plans to close and dissolve your business. Federal and …

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