Tax Law Changes effecting Biz Sales

The new benefits offered by congress allow small businesses to reduce their tax bill which makes the business sale more appealing for the sellers.

S Corporation Built-In Gains Tax Relief. For tax years beginning in 2009 and 2010, ARRA shortens, from ten to seven years, the amount of time that an S corporation that has converted from a C corporation must hold on to its assets to avoid taxes on any built-in gains at the time of the conversion.