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what financials are required to present in the sale of a business

What accounting/financial information is required in selling a business besides a Financial Statement?

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The BAF Group LLC

It depends on the business, the Buyer and whether the Buyer needs financing. Certainly, three (3) years of Tax Returns, A/R and A/P reports, if applicable. Inventory volume of product and potential F&E, if that comes into it. Whatever the Buyer or his/her Accountant needs from that point forward.

Nov 20, 2014