Bates4.png Compliance Audits & Practice Value
with guest David Birnbaum, JD of Bates Group

Join Marcus and special guest David Birnbaum, JD, of Bates Group as they discuss the impact of compliance on business value, as well as the importance of internal compliance audits to stay ahead of any regulatory issues and correction periods that come with them.

Tax & Regulatory Issues   |   Valuation & Benchmarking  |  Acquisition 

Tax Treatment of an Asset Sale Tax Treatment of an Asset Sale

Choosing between asset or stock sale usually comes down to whether the transaction is external or internal. An asset sale is appropriate for an external transition. Each asset is treated differently when it comes to taxation, so knowing what to expect from your sale will save you from any surprises as the deal progresses.

External Sale  |   Tax & Regulatory Issues


Grants of Stock to Key Employees
EMS Exclusive Resource

It may be tempting to think that simply granting stock or ownership to a key employee would be an easy way to achieve succession. But the tax implications and potential issues this causes should be carefully considered.

Internal Succession  |   Compensation   |   Tax & Regulatory Issues


Bates3 Thumbnail landing page.png Roundtable Talk - The Art of Compliance
with guest David Birnbaum, JD of Bates Group

In this second of our Roundtable Talks series with Bates Group, David Birnbaum, JD, talks about the importance of getting to know a business and its people in order to effectively help them keep up with compliance.

Tax & Regulatory Issues   |   Business Growth


Tax Basics for Small Businesses
EMS Exclusive Resource

Taxes are complicated. They're even more so for small business owners. This white paper addresses - in detail - some basic considerations when deciding how to tackle your business' taxes, and how you can reduce the headache that comes along with them.

Tax & Regulatory Issues   |   Business Growth


Bates1 Thumbnail landing page.png Roundtable Talk - Compliance & Acquisition
with guest David Birnbaum, JD of Bates Group

Monitoring compliance and keeping up with regulations is important for the operation of any financial services business. In this first of our special series with Bates Group, Join Marcus Hagood and special guest David Birnbaum, JD to discuss how compliance impacts an acquisition and the impact of current events on compliance and the industry.

Tax & Regulatory Issues   |   Acquisition External Sale


Bates4.pngRoundtable Talk - Benefits of Proper Entity Structure
EMS Exclusive Resource

FPT Experts Ericka Langone, JD and Eric Fettig discuss the benefits of proper entity, including liability protections, governance for business leadership and operations, structure and value for future ownership, and tax treatments that make sense for your specific enterprise.

Entity & Business Structure   |   Next Gen Tax & Regulatory Issues


The Built-In Gains Tax
Succession Management Exclusive Resource

As you choose the entity structure that’s right for your unique business and move to incorporate properly, one big consideration are the potential taxes that could apply when moving from a C-Corp to an S-Corp. In certain circumstances assets held by the C-Corp are subject to the Built-In Gains (BIG) Tax. This resource explores these circumstances and how to plan for them and their impact on your long-term plans.

Tax & Regulatory Issues  |   Entity & Business Structure


Setting Up An Entity : Elections & TimelinesSettingUpAnEntity - RTT

In this Roundtable Talk, FPT experts Ericka Langone, JD, and Eric Fettig discuss the details of setting up (or restructuring) your entity to suit your business' unique situation, including: documentation, filing timelines, and key players in the process. They highlight the importance of proper entity elections to support your overall short-term and long-term business goals.  

Entity & Business Structure  |   Tax & Regulatory Issues 


Real Estate and Lease Issues for Advisors
EMS Exclusive Resource

Most small businesses need to lease space. Working from home may be an option, but it can be difficult to expand beyond a one-person practice without a more spacious, professional setting. When choosing the right office space there are many things to think about including size, buying vs. renting, expansion options, and expense. Take the time to find the right place for the work that you od.

Tax & Regulatory Issues


SEC Proposed Rule - Business Continuity and Transition Plans SEC Proposed Rule & Proposed Amendments - Business Continuity & Transition Plans

This expert opinion explores the reasoning behind and implications of SEC Proposed Rule 206(4)-4 and Proposed Amendment to Rule 204-2 concerning Business Continuity and Transition Plans; plus an overview of the new regulations expected under the new rule.

Continuity Planning  |  Tax & Regulatory Issues


RT3 DOL.png Roundtable Talk - DOL Rule & Regulatory Issues
EMS Exclusive Resource

In this unscripted video FP Transitions' Douglas Kreft and Marcus Hagood focus on the impact and evolution of the financial services industry given various regulatory developments over the past year. 

Tax & Regulatory Issues   |   Continuity Planning   |   Roundtable Talks