PR: JACQUELINE RADEBAUGH PROMOTED TO SENIOR ASSOCIATE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 2, 2022  Jason Wiener|p.c., a public benefit corporation, is delighted to announce the promotion of Jacqueline to Senior Associate, effective immediately. Firm founder, Jason Wiener says: “Since Jacqueline joined the firm, she has brought immense creativity, rigor, and hard work to our team and to our clients. I am proud of …

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Patrons, Patronizing, Patronage Dividend

These are all terms used in the cooperative business community and sometimes their meanings are unclear or jumbled.  This blog will discuss the definitions of these terms with examples of how they are used by different types of cooperatives. A patron patronizes a cooperative and receives a patronage dividend at the end of the year.  …

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Updated Section 1042 Tax Benefits

There is a section of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) that provides some tax benefits for people who sell their companies to either an ESOP or to a worker cooperative. This blog will explain how 1042 provides tax advantages when selling to a cooperative.  If you are thinking of becoming employee-owned or selling your business to …

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Selling to a Worker Coop Over Time

Many businesses are looking at the possibility of selling their companies to their employees through a worker cooperative.  They have crunched the numbers, gotten the employees interested, have figured out the financing, but now want to explore the timing of a potential sale.  Often there is a misconception that the owners have to sell 100% of the business in one lump sum, in …

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Co-ops and Capital

A few weeks ago, I presented to the Colorado Employee Ownership Commission about co-ops and capital formation strategies and options. Here is the presentation. If you’d like to learn more about the subject, or design your own cooperative’s capital strategy, you can book a bespoke consulting session with me, HERE.

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