Celesq® Programs

Tax Planning Strategies and Structures for Today’s M&A Market

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CLE Credits

This program focuses on effective tax planning strategies and transaction structures in the current economic climate. Topics covered will include: understanding buyer/seller business and tax preferences, maximizing after-tax proceeds in an exit, incentivizing key employees, structuring earnouts/deferred payments, structuring recapitalizations and debt work-outs, protecting against reporting compliance risks, and preserving qualified small business stock (QSBS) status for gain exclusion. 

The format will feature case studies for issue spotting exercises and practical guidance for counseling clients (whether internal or external). 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify the tax benefits and risks of different transaction structures for buyers and sellers Understand how certain tax due diligence items can materially impact value in the current climate
  • Recognize traps for the unwary in the course of business exit planning
  • Learn how problems can be solved through various structuring techniques

Available in States

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Texas Self Study

Program Categories

  • Business Organizations & Contracts
  • Employee Benefits & Compensation
  • Federal Courts
  • Florida Eligible
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Taxation Law


  • Areas of Professional Practice : 1 Credit