Tax Consideration in Exiting a Buisness


Tax Consideration in Exiting a Buisness

Todd Lady, Partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, will discuss the basic income tax considerations facing a liquidity event with respect to the sale of a business, including the evolution of “conventional wisdom” based on recent tax reform.


  • Obtain an understanding of the tax considerations associated with a sale of the business,
  • How to determine after-tax expectations and the legal tensions that may exist in optimizing after-tax returns
  • Attracting the highest purchase price.





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Todd C. Lady

Todd C. Lady

Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

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Todd focuses his practice on general corporate taxation and international tax matters. He frequently represents clients with respect to domestic and cross-border M&A, inbound investment by non-U.S. persons, taxation of financial instruments and foreign currency denominated investments, choice of legal entity and the application of the United States tax-treaty network.

A significant component of Todd’s practice includes advising U.S. clients with respect to the U.S. reporting of foreign activities, representing clients in seeking administrative relief through the private ruling process and representing clients under examination by the IRS. Todd’s practice also includes assisting clients with preserving tax attributes in connection with financial restructurings and the proper taxation of damage awards and settlements.

Todd’s experience includes representing both FORTUNE 500 companies and closely held businesses with respect to corporate and international tax matters. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of corporate and international taxation and a member of the Council of the Taxation Section of the Indiana State Bar Association. Todd has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® for tax law and has been selected by Law & Politics Magazine as an Indiana Rising Star in tax. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

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