Chapter Purpose: The purpose of the EPI Greater Boston Chapter is to create a forum where the local community of professional advisors can collaborate to address unique needs of the local community; develop educational programs for business owners and professional advisors to build awareness and better prepare an owner for the successful exit of their business; develop, encourage and foster the adoption of best practices for the exit planning profession; and promote the common business interests of those business advisors engaged in the profession of exit planning.
Recent studies show that 66% of the current American business market is owned by Baby Boomers, who are set to transition over the next zero to ten years. Statistics also show that only 20% – 30% of businesses that go to market actually sell; leaving up to 80% of those without solid options to harvest their wealth and ensure economic continuity into the next generation. An owner who is “ready” with an attractive business greatly increases the odds that the business will survive a transition of hands. The question is, how ready is the national marketplace to succeed?
Aug-Sep, 2020: Helping Owners Navigate Through Recession (Part 1-3)
The pandemic threatens to destroy everything you have spent your life building. In this program, you will be able to identify key leadership attributed and critical business actions to stabilize your company.
Now that you’ve stabilized your company, the next step is to reexamine your entire business to gain a deeper understanding of how and where you make money and lose money.
After you navigate some of the most seismic economic and cultural challenges in 100 years, it’s now time to accelerate growth and monetize your life's work.
In this discussion we outlined how COVID-19, the governmental stimulus response, depressed valuations, the expectation of tax law changes and historically low interest rates have created the best planning opportunity in a generation for business owners. Business owners need to understand their strategic planning options to position themselves and their business for the best possible transition.
Exit Planning Institute- Greater Boston Leadership Committee member Andrew Bostian hosted a roundtable discussion with blumshapiro colleagues Christopher Hines and William Moore. In this discussion we dug into the critical information for business owners who have been approved to receive or have already received funds from the PPP to comply with the forgiveness provisions.
To help in navigating the Payroll Protection and the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Programs and the application process, the blumshapiro team has developed a Loan Toolkit to assist you with the PPP eligibility the application process and the loan forgiveness tracking requirements.
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources
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