Tuggeranong Legal

Experts in property law

Sales and purchases of businesses

Whether you are buying or selling a business there are many considerations to ensure settlement results in reduced risk and a favourable outcome. Tuggeranong Legal work with you to ensure conditions and agreements are captured in the Contract of Sale. We outline the documentation you require as well as the considerations that need to be included in the contract.

Some considerations include:

  • setting up a Non Disclosure Statement between the buyer and seller
  • choosing an appropriate business structure
  • calculating stamp duty and GST based on the type of purchase or sale
  • reviewing drafts of proposed conditions and trading exclusivity clauses
  • managing encumbered assets or debts
  • transferring employee and shareholder entitlements
  • transferring licences or permits
  • reviewing leasing arrangements
  • outlining where specialist tax or financial planning may be required

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