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2014 Webinar: How to Sell a Business - Asset Sale versus Share Sale
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The age old question of whether to sell the shares in a company or have the company sell its assets still remains largely unanswered. This is not only because it depends on the negotiating power of the respective parties to the transaction and the nature of the business in question but also because there have been significant changes in accounting standards and taxation laws that may impact this decision

2014/08/11
When: 11 August 2014
From 15h00 pm to 17h00 pm
Where: Live Webinar Broadcast
Presented Live from Johannesburg
South Africa
Contact: Ingrid Erwee


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Overview:

The age old question of whether to sell the shares in a company or have the company sell its assets still remains largely unanswered. This is not only because it depends on the negotiating power of the respective parties to the transaction and the nature of the business in question but also because there have been significant changes in accounting standards and taxation laws that may impact this decision. To ensure that you are able to answer this question accurately, join Dawid van der Berg, Tax Director at BDO Advisory Services for the latest legal and tax issues to consider when faced with this decision.



Course Content:

Topics to be covered will include:

  • Separate legal personality of companies i.t.o. South African law
  • Income tax consequences of selling shares of a company;
  • Resident vs non-resident shareholders;
    • Income tax consequences of selling the assets of a company;
  • Deductibility of interest;
  • Disposing of small business assets;
  • General VAT considerations;
    • Legal aspects to consider when selling shares of a company;
    • Legal aspects to consider when selling the assets of a company;
    • Valuations, arm's length and connected party transactions;
    • And more...

    Presenter:

    Dawid van der Berg
    LLM(Tax law), H.Dip(Tax law); PGD (Corporate law) (cum laude), Dipl. (Insolvency law), B.Proc, B.Compt, Attorney, Notary, Professional Accountant (SA), MTP(SA), H.Dip (International tax).

    Dawid is a Tax Director at BDO Advisory Services and lectures regularly on the H.Dip (Tax law) course at the University of Johannesburg, guest lectures on the MCom (Tax) course at the University of North West, presents regular tax update sessions to large corporate clients and presents events and webinars for SAIT. Dawid advises large local and multi-national corporate entities on various tax matters with his focus on corporate restructuring and corporate law.



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    Event Investment:

    Monthly CPD Subscribers: Free

    Member: R290.00
    Affiliated: R300.00
    Non-member: R350.00
     
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