How do I start my own business? What form should it take: corporation, partnership, LLC? How do I bring family members into the business? How do I recruit and motivate top employees? How can I maximize my retirement savings through my business? What do I need to do today to ensure that my business will continue if I become disabled or die?
What is my business worth? How do I position my business for sale? What is the best way to pass the business and my other assets to my heirs, including those who are not active in my business?
Strictly Business answers all of these questions and more. Whether you own a small business or are thinking of starting one, Strictly Business provides insights and information you can put into practice now – with the help of your advisors – to ensure that your business and your legacy thrive and remain strong, now and into the future.
Strictly Business is the seventh book in the Esperti Peterson Institute’s highly regarded Contributory Series. Like EPI’s other contributory texts, it uses a hard-hitting, question-and-answer format to explain basic and sophisticated concepts and strategies in easy-to-understand language.
Strictly Business is the product of an extensive national research and writing project that involved the participation of more than ninety of American’s leading planning professionals, including accountants, attorneys, and financial advisors. Their research focused on the most important questions that their entrepreneur and business owner clients ask of them and the answers our contributors give to create meaningful business, retirement, succession and estate plans.