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According to the latest NFIB small business hiring data, 29 percent of small businesses currently have job openings they can't fill--a sign that owners are optimistic about the future and are working to meet increased demand in the marketplace.
But don't be fooled by the positive small business outlook.
While the accrual method allows the company to "accrue" expenses, there are requirements that need to be met in order to do so.
One of the requirements is that the expense must be fixed and determinable.
Instead of waiting for them to come to you, be proactive and reach out to targeted buyers to gauge their interest.
Although outreach to potential buyers can reduce the sale time, it also creates risks--especially if it lets competitors gain inside knowledge about your sale.
The more attractive you make your company for qualified buyers, the less time it will take to make a deal in the business-for-sale marketplace.While I received my final W-2 salary in 2016, I had no way of knowing accurately what the remaining cash assets would be until now (February 2017). down in a timely manner, on 2/15/2017 I filed dissolution notice DC-13 with Hawaii and form 966 with the IRS advising shareholders voted to dissolve the Hawaii S-Corp as all business was ceased as of 12/31/2016.The last outstanding business check was paid very recently (to my accountant) and I'm about to distribute the remaining cash to shareholders and close the bank account.Your facts indicate you did not know what this expense would be until 2017; so no way to accrue in 2016.Now the liquidation / final return issues: Rick19744 Thanks for your in-depth response regarding our Hawaii S corporation (which was very small and required no balance sheet). Assuming I heeded your advice and filed a 2017 "final" 1120S by May 15th which documented the liquidating distribution via a 1099-DIV; which states should I include?
The Time to Sell is Declining (Though Not Fast Enough)Biz Buy data shows that the median time to sell a business dropped 23 percent from its peak of 200 days in Q2 2012 to just 153 days in Q4 2014--the lowest sale time since Biz Buy Sell began tracking this data in 2007.