Category: Mergers

Payroll Tax Savings Opportunities

August 28, 2018 - After the Great Recession of 2008, many corporations have consistently gone through Merger & Acquisition (“M&A”) activity. The Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (“imaa”) recently released a study reflecting a significant increase in this type of activity and below is a graph reflecting their findings: There are various business reasons why corporations acquire or … Read More

Pre-Acquisition Planning for State Unemployment Taxes

August 2, 2018 - While state unemployment insurance (”SUI”) taxes rarely drive a company’s decision relating to the structure of a merger, acquisition, internal workforce reorganization/restructuring, or divestiture (“M&A”) transaction, pre‐acquisition planning can help shape the timing and final organizational structure that can result in significant tax cost savings. An acquiring employer has the responsibility, perhaps obligation, to request … Read More