Important Considerations for Business Succession Planning

As a business owner, your career relies on thinking three steps ahead. In the interest of proactive planning, you’ll want to prepare a business succession plan for your eventual retirement or in the case of any unforeseen, life-threatening accidents.

Business succession planning

While some business owners dread even the thought of handing their life’s work off to the second-in-command, it’s your sole responsibility to plan for what happens to your company when you’re no longer the presiding owner. Corporations are the only business entities that are exempt from formulating a business succession plan, as stockholders are technically granted ownership.

It’s a good practice to start planning early for unexpected shifts in leadership or early retirement.…

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Three Good Reasons to Involve Probate in a Will

As the CEO of a company, your life and your ability to continue to contribute to the business is vital to the success and health of the company that you run. It is why you probably have key person insurance for yourself and any other important key decision makers, such as your CFO.

Last will and testament

However, there are things that you’re probably not considering, such as your private will, as something that could affect your company. If you never think about how your private will can impact your business, well, you should start thinking about it today.

When writing a private will that also involves the ownership of your business, you need to be careful because it can cause everything that you’ve worked so hard for to grind to a stop or even possibly destroy it.

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