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How To Become A Business Angel: Practical advice for aspiring investors in unquoted companies by Richard Hargreaves

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Chapter 13: Sale: The Consequences of Different Structures

Introduction

When a company is sold there are many ways the payment(s) might be made. The payment structure can be significant commercially and, in every case, the tax consequences need to be carefully considered. To complicate matters shareholders are likely to have different commercial and tax positions and this can lead to tension between them when payment structures are discussed. As a result this is a complicated subject.

The importance of tax

The amount that really matters when selling an investment is what you are left with after tax has been paid, not what you receive before tax. So tax is an important issue to consider early in the commercial negotiations.

However, ...

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