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Better Business Transactions: Embracing Parts of a Whole

Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 10:55AM

Better Business Transactions: Embracing Parts of a Whole

Looking to get into the world of business with a shop, restaurant, or office of your own? Getting your foot in the door doesn’t always mean purchasing an entire business all on your own—in fact, it’s often advantageous to buy assets, or parts of a whole, instead.

Read on to learn more about the benefits of this mindful approach to business transactions.

Less complications

To be fair, business ownership is filled with its share of complications—but when you purchase assets of a business versus stock, you can avoid some of those complications from the beginning.

Buying a business as a whole may seem advantageous as you’ll already have an ongoing platform to work with. But that apparent convenience comes with a cost—the sum of liabilities, potential tax problems, and issues that may come out of the woodwork as time goes on. Purchasing the parts of a business, versus the entire thing, gives you a chance to head into ownership with confidence that you’re starting with a clean slate.

A more selective say

Like we’ve just mentioned, buying assets can create a less complicated transaction process—one that’s more tailored to what you want and need out of a sale. In many cases, for example, you can buy customer lists, pieces of property, programs and other resources that will help you run your business without actually having to purchase the company’s name or identity. It’s up to you!

A chance to make your business your own

If you’re pursuing business ownership, chances are you want to put your own ideas and creativity into your effort—and the best way to do that is, often, to purchase assets of an established business. You’ll get to use those resources to advance your business and shape them to fit your vision—not the other way around.

Are you ready to take the next step in business ownership, or do you simply want to learn more about the process? Whatever you need, we’re here to help—call BizVolusia today!

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