Selling or Exiting Your Business

There is a lot of hard work put into planning and starting a business, as well as keeping it profitable throughout the years. However, many very successful business owners put little or no thought into how they will exit the business when the time comes. This process, like anything else, requires careful thought and planning to ensure a successful transition.

CPA Services for Selling or Exiting Your Business

How We Can Help

Regardless of the path you choose—leaving your business to your children, or selling to an employee, or a buyer—Fricke & Associates can help you create and implement an exit plan that will help you maximize returns, minimize tax liability, and avoid errors. In addition, if you become disabled or die before you retire, exit planning will help the business survive and enable you and/or your family to receive its full value.

Client Testimonials

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I have used Fricke & Associates for my accounting needs for the past 6 years and I am very pleased with the professional service that I have always received.

The staff are excellent, patient, professional, and efficient. They made the process very smooth and easy. We enjoyed working with Marvin and he was always available to answer our questions.... more

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Jeanette is great to work with. Highly recommend the firm!

Fricke and Associates know their stuff. We have always received honest and reliable service and communication from them has been up to date and relevant. If your small business needs... more

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Very responsive and reasonable rates. Very happy with this group.

Professional and prompt.

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What We Can Offer You

The Fricke & Associates team will help you through every step of the process:

  • Coordinating accountants, financial planners, attorneys, and anyone else involved to ensure all the bases are covered
  • Discussing profitability issues and the add backs to net income available to adjust income, normalizing it for the potential buyer
  • Listing terms with the owner which they believe are acceptable as sales terms and comparing these to the Letter of Intent and contract, as well as working with the attorney to review the contract to determine if the terms will work for tax purposes
  • Preparing the books for the transaction
  • Providing the buyer with historical financial records, including both financial statements and tax returns for comparison

We understand the stress that selling or exiting your business can cause. Allow us to help you make this a smooth transition.

We can help

If you need a financial advisor near Atlanta, GA, Fricke & Associates, LLC has the expertise and experience to understand your needs, analyze your financial data, promote your growth, and ensure your financial future is set on a successful path. Additionally, we are a leader in developing and implementing the latest technology for optimizing accounting, tax, and financial planning solutions.

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