Should owners who offer a business for sale reveal to prospective buyers any income that is not recorded in the books? This is a controversial topic with arguments both for and against. Most business sales intermediaries believe if you don't pay tax on it, you can't claim it. Some sellers disagree. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
Most everyone who's decided to buy a small business in California knows the importance of due diligence. That involves close examination of a business prior to removing contingencies. But not everyone knows how to uncover problems that are not obvious. Here are five of the most common hidden issues. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
This live FREE workshop by Cheryl Maloney (San Francisco Business Broker Specialist) is designed for San Francisco restaurant owners who are thinking of selling and would like to know how much their restaurant or bar is worth and how to get it sold successfully. Limited seats, please RSVP via phone. Contributor: Cheryl Maloney JD
First the dreaded statistic: 80% of all CA business buyers looking to buy a business in California never end up doing so! Peter Siegel, MBA penrosent.cn Founder & ProBuy Director) covers successful tactics & strategies all business buyers of California small to mid-sized businesses should utilize now. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
Anyone who wants to know how to buy a business should understand how the market for small and mid-sized businesses has been rapidly changing. There are at least six "to do" practices that apply to the current market. Peter Siegel, penrosent.cn Founder & the Director of the ProBuy Program explains. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
Business purchase financing expert & advisor (BizBen ProBuy, ProSell Program) Peter Siegel shares his views of getting SBA loan financing when buying or selling a business. This blog explains the nuances of the SBA loan process when considering business purchase financing or getting pre-qualified. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
A business buyer in our ProBuy Program searching to buy a California business asked me to sum up what I though the biggest mistakes business buyers make when they search for and bought a small business. I asked BizBen ProIntermediaries their thoughts on the matter and received a diverse response. Contributor: Peter Siegel, MBA
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