The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, in conjunction with Family Business Australia, has released a new online guide to succession planning — the “Introductory Guide to Family Business Succession Planning” — which provides a step-by-step guide to passing the family business on to the next generation.
Even if you’re not ready to sell your business just yet, or your retirement is years away, planning and preparing your business for sale should start today. Having a sale-ready business puts you in a position of strength and ready to capitalise on opportunities as they arise.
While the sale of your business may contribute to a large portion of your retirement savings, incomes in retirement can come from a number of different sources which may vary over time depending on market conditions and your personal circumstances and investment strategy. So, before you hang out the ‘For Sale’ sign, there are some…
Like many business owners, you have spent years fully invested in your business, personally and financially, and as you nudge closer towards retirement, you may be starting to worry about your super and life after business. If you are selling your business, CGT concessions could help you boost your super.