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Cost Free
Presentation Length 1.0 hour

Recorded DateJanuary 9, 2014
CPE:Not available
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Course LevelBasic
Course Description

How does tax season impact M&A of accounting firms?

In this webinar, Transition Advisors President Joel Sinkin will address:
• The impact tax season has on the valuation of a firm
• How tax season can impact your transition plan
• The advantages tax season provides the merge or firm seeking succession
• The advantages tax season provides the successor firm Participants can learn how tax season can impact:
• Valuing a firm
• Transitioning clients
• Positives and negatives of closing just before versus after tax season

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Joel Sinkin is the President of Transition Advisors, LLC, a firm that exclusively consults on Mergers & Acquisitions for Public Accounting Firms. Mr. Sinkin is an expert in practice evaluation, succession planning, and transaction structure. He has personally overseen hundreds of transaction closings of accounting firms since 1990 and has worked with firms of all sizes, from sole proprietors to large regional and international firms. He consults on internal and external succession planning and provides complete transaction support, including valuations, alternative deal structures, documentation, due diligence, and transitional issues regarding partners, staff, and clients.

Transition Advisors is dedicated to working exclusively with accounting firms nationwide to:

  • Develop and execute strategies to expand through mergers and acquisitions
  • Identify objectives and create unique methods to facilitate retirement and other transition of owners
  • Build business plans and owner agreements to facilitate and manage internal succession

Joel teaches CPE courses and lectures for the AICPA, many State Societies of CPAs, National Accounting Organizations, and many other professional organizations. Mr. Sinkin is frequently quoted in trade magazines. He has had dozens of articles authored by him or about him published in The Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today, CCH, The CPA Journal, Insight, The Practicing CPA, The Practical Accountant, Inside Public Accounting, CPA Practice Management Forum, Best Practices in People Management and many more. Joel co-authored BUYING AND MERGING CPA FIRMS published by PPC.

In 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 Accounting Today named Mr. Sinkin one of the top 100 most influential people in accounting.


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