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Business Planning

Whether you are looking to start, expand, sell, liquidate, or merge a business entity, the Business Transactions Group attorneys at MacDonald Illig are able to assist you during every step of the process.  Our attorneys have experience in an array of business transactions and no matter what advice you may need our attorneys can offer you experience, knowledge, and expertise to help you make the right business planning decisions.

Formation & Dissolution of Business Entities

Our attorneys regularly work with clients to establish business entities, including corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and joint ventures.  We handle every aspect of the process, including any necessary local, state, and federal filings.  Our Business Transactions Group attorneys work closely with our Tax Group attorneys in planning and structuring businesses and transactions in a tax efficient manner.


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                Business Formation

As part of the business formation, our attorneys work with our clients to draft and assist with:

  • Shareholder/Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Partnership Agreements
  • Operating Agreements (for limited liability companies)
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Corporate Resolutions
  • Filing organizational documents with state authorities
  • Managing the entity's books and records and meeting minutes
  • Tax compliance (Filing IRS Form SS-4 to obtain an EIN)

                Business Transactions and Dissolution

Our attorneys also assist our clients with transactions and agreements which arise during normal business operations.  We are routinely involved in all aspects of business owner planning, including, transition and succession planning; growth and acquisition planning and tax planning.  We regularly work closely with our clients’ outside advisors including financial advisors and CPAs.  Our attorneys have vast experience negotiating and drafting the following agreements, as well as all ancillary agreements associated with these types of transactions:

  • Redemption Agreements
  • Stock Purchase Agreement
  • Membership Interest Purchase Agreements
  • Asset Purchase Agreements


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