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Accounting For Selling A Business

If you’re looking for information on selling a business in Australia, you’ve come to the right place with our one-stop shop. In order to remain compliant while getting the most for your hard work as a business owner, you need to work with a professional accountant who understands accounting for selling a business.

At Clear Tax, our mission is to deliver the best possible results for your business sale. We’ll help keep you protected while selling your business, no matter if it is a small business or a large multinational.

Tax Minimisation Planning

We can help you minimise the amount of tax you pay on a business sale. For example, there are certain Capital Gains Tax concessions you can take advantage of to make your final sales price more lucrative.

Valuation & Structure Advice

Structuring your business for a better valuation price can be an easy step to ensure the most profitable outcome from your business sale. However, you have to understand the legalities and processes of business structures. We are here to help.

Future Planning

Life doesn’t end when your business is sold. You have your whole life ahead of you to reap the rewards of all your hard work from your business. We can help you plan your finances post-sale so that you can enjoy the next stage of your life on your terms.

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How To Sell A Business In Australia

At Clear Tax, our business sales accountants can help you understand all the implications – tax and otherwise – of selling your business. If you’re looking for your next stage in life, then you need to work with us.

To get the best possible result, you need the right advice – that’s where we come in. With us on your team, you’ll receive the best possible payout for all the time and energy you’ve spent on building your business into what it is today.

One of the most important aspects of selling a business is taking advantage of the right tax concessions. We use your knowledge of the inner workings of your business, and combine it with our expertise to find you the best result.

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I have worked with Clear Tax Accountants in Richmond Melbourne for about one year. They have managed my returns, my Jobkeeper, my grants and all they have done very professionally and are a wonderful friendly group of friends. I recommend them if you’re considering an accounting firm.
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I have been dealing with Yuvraj for number of years. His personal, professional and prompt service is second to none, one of the many reasons i have referred her to my clients and friends. will continue to do so. Without a doubt, 5 star all the way.
Their services are dependable, quick, and reasonably priced. They keep me informed about new tax legisaltion that may affect my position and will assist me reduce the amount of tax I owe or maximise my refund. I’m certain that my taxes are being handled in the most efficient manner possible. Thank you very much!
Highly recommended clear tax accountant. Ash and Manish and the team are providing the best services in Melbourne, extremely helpful, knowledgeable and professional. They are very responsive and answer all your queries. Always happy with their work so thank you very much.
Ash and Yuvraj are a great team. They genuinely care and help people. They are professional and friendly. No matter how busy they are, they will always get back to you. I have called Ash few times and he has always called back irrespective of the time, always chirpy even over the phone. I would highly recommend their team.
Ash and the team at Clear Tax have been absolutely spot-on for me and my business. Thorough, informed, approachable and, above-all, affordable, their company provides an incredibly refreshing and forward-thinking alternative to the more ‘old-school’ accountancy firms. Thank you for helping me in an area of business I do not love!
We are delighted with the service Ash and his team at Clear Tax Accountants has afforded us since we joined them. They are very forward thinking utilising new software apps and technology. Most importantly for us, they are always accessible to help and answer our queries, as well as taking the time to get to know more about our business, Government Grants and how it works – a rare thing!
Excellent Service & help with all aspects of my accounts. Working as a micro-business I have little time to spend on accounts and the team at Clear Tax Accountants have looked after me brilliantly from the very beginning. I feel I am in safe hands and they answer queries in a very straightforward manner so I understand everything in order to decide what to do best for my business. Delighted with Ash and Yuvraj. Thank you!
We are delighted with the service Ash and his team at Clear Tax Accountants has afforded us since we joined them. They are very forward thinking utilising new software apps and technology. Most importantly for us, they are always accessible to help and answer our queries, as well as taking the time to get to know more about our business, Government Grants and how it works – a rare thing!
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Strategies On How To Sell A Business

We work with business owners to understand their situation and get the best possible sales price for their hard work. We will always recommend the best course of action for you and your goals.

We guarantee to always operate with your best interests in mind. We keep you protected by only recommending business sales strategies that are both legal and ethical. We will never put you or your assets in any adverse risk.

Frequently Asked Questions

About Selling A Business
Below are answers to some of the most common business sales questions our accountants get asked.
  • Advice on selling a business in Australia?

    Here’s a good starting point for your selling a business checklist in Australia:

    1. Make sure selling is the right decision for you
    2. Engage a professional who is versed in business sales
    3. Decide what elements of your business are for sale
    4. Get your business accurately valued
    5. Find quality buyers for your business
    6. Negotiate a sales price that is fair
    7. Prepare a contract that meets your requirements
    8. Communicate with your employees
    9. Finalise your tax and legal obligations
    10. Transfer your business to the new owner

    There’s no need to undertake all of these items yourself. Working with a business sales accountant can ease some of the stress and pressure. At Clear Tax, we are experts in what we do, so let us help you.

  • What are the tax implications of selling a business in Australia?

    There are many GST and CGT implications for business owners looking to sell. Selling a business often comes with a capital gain or loss, and you need to pay tax on that outcome. Understanding these implications can be complex, but we are here to help you.

  • How do I sell a business privately in Australia?

    Selling a business privately and independently can be done, but we do not advise it. You basically need to work through all of the above business sales checklist items on your own. If you want the best results from the sale of your business, it’s best to work with a professional selling a business accountant.

  • What are the best business sales strategies?

    The best business sales strategies are whatever help you pay less tax while achieving the best sales price. There’s no one-size-fits-all strategy for businesses of any size. It all depends on your situation.

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