Introduction to Business Acquisitions

Authored by Glenn C. Gines, CPA, MBT
About this Course
This CPE course will introduce you to the most common types of business acquisitions. You will receive a thorough overview of the transaction which includes guidance on due diligence procedures and best practices, as well as how to properly calculate, document, and value a business acquisition transaction. This course will equip you with the necessary skills to advise a client or employer who is considering buying or selling a business.
Learning Objectives
  • Recall the basic steps in a business acquisition.
  • Recognize the team of advisers involved with the transaction.
  • Recall key points related to due diligence procedures and transaction documentation.
  • Analyze the three principle approaches to valuation of a business.
  • Identify key buyer groups and the impact of a sale on them.
  • Determine compensation alternatives for individual buyers and sellers.
Key Topics
  • Transaction basics
  • Due diligence
  • Asset versus stock based transactions
  • Transaction terms
  • Buyer and seller best practices
Who will it benefit?
Tax Staff Training, Level 3 training identifies the more difficult areas for experienced tax compliance specialists. Those with approximately 3 years of tax compliance experience.
$ 199.00
AICPA Member Price: $ 159.00
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NASBA Field of Study
CPE Credits
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Advance Preparation
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