U.S. Senate Passes House’s Emergency Coronavirus Bill. What is the Impact on Employers?

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From ADP This morning (3/20/2020), The U.S. Department of Treasury moved Tax Day from April 15th to July 15th – no interest and no penalties for filing! On March 18, 2020 the U.S. Senate passed the revised US House of Representatives’ Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201). The bill now […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Activates Emergency Bridge Loan Program for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

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Governor Ron DeSantis announced that he has activated the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program to provide support during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO), will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experienced economic injury from COVID-19. The application period opened March 17, 2020 and […]

Successfully Navigating the SBA Lending Process

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For buyers seeking acquisition financing, an SBA 7(a) loan can be a fantastic tool.  Relative to conventional loans that typically require down payments of 30% or more, buyers utilizing SBA loans can make a down payment of 10-25% (more on this later), and obtain a low fixed rate (a small amount […]

Myths and truths about business valuation

Most people are surprised to learn that a business can have different values based on the purpose of valuation.

By Alina Niculita  – Morones Analytics Jul 12, 2019 While most people understand real estate appraisal, the same cannot be said about business appraisal or business valuation. Real estate appraisal makes sense because it puts a price on houses and commercial properties, which are tangible assets and can be easily accepted as […]

Business Buyers Can Leverage SBA Lending

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Finding the money to start your own small business can be a challenge.  Over the decades, countless people have turned to the Small Business Administration (SBA) for help.  A recent Inc. Magazine article, “Kickstart Your Business Dreams with SBA Lending,” by BizBuySell President, Bob House, explored how SBA lending can be […]

Show me the money!! 6 Ways to Finance Your Business.

Fancaning is Knowing where to and who to ask for the money

Here’s a quick review of the most popular ways businesses get financed: Savings The first and most obvious option is to look at your (non-retirement) savings. If you have mutual funds and other liquid investments, you can liquidate (taxes will be incurred) and apply towards your franchise. Many people feel more secure investing in […]

Secrets of Market Multiples in Valuation

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Ever wondered why two seemingly similar companies sell at significantly different multiples? What are buyers considering in ostensibly comparable companies that cause sale price differences? Let’s discuss five key secrets of market multiples: 1. Revenue/Earnings Growth Potential Buyers are willing to pay more for companies with high growth potential than companies […]

Business Valuation

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Appraising Your Business in 60 Minutes! By Glen Cooper, Business Broker / Business Coach – www.ColoradoBusinessBrokers.co There is a simple method for appraising most businesses. Key ter1ns are important to understand. Major exceptions must be noted. A short-cut method is useful because it can give you a general idea of what a business might […]