Add the fact that many of us have made a good living as business owners and we have a lot to be grateful for. Whether or not you have routinely given to charities, religious organizations and those in need over the years is not important. What you do from here on is.
If you are reading this email then you either will be selling your business or you know someone who will be. After the sale an owner will likely have more time and money to contribute to organizations and individuals to make the lives of many better. Could be here in Canada or in other parts of the world. Giving back should be part of everyone's plan.
In the spirit of giving back and in order to do more and help more I would like to suggest a couple of things:
1. I've said this before and I'm saying it again. If you don't need any more money and are satisfied with what you think a sale will deliver to you in cash that's great. But it's not a good reason to just stay the course until a sale without trying to increase bottom line results.
Consider this for a moment. If you only need $2 million for your postsale life that's great, more power to you and I hope it all works out. However you built your business to make profit. If you could generate an additional $500 thousand or $1 million think about how much more good you could do with it. How many more people you could help.
2. Prepare in advance for the financial rewards you will be receiving from the sale of your company. Plan, investigate who to give to and make sure you are not surprised by unexpected tax issues that could drain your funds and negatively impact your ability to share the wealth. Plan so you can do more good.
On Wednesday July 31, 2019 in the evening, I will be attending an event, 'Charitable Giving' an Exclusive Educational Seminar. Discover more tax efficient ways to give to the charities that matter to you. It would be great to share my table with you.
Charitable giving and tax implications are not my business. Helping owners transition well and enjoy their postsale lives is.
Please consider coming, you'll do others and yourself a lot of good. Bring your spouse.
Details and registration here.
If you have any questions please contact Maricel Ramos @: (647) 862-5280 or Maricel.Ramos@investorsgroup.com
Hope to see you there.