Learn how to prepare a Shareholder Buy-Sell Agreement with this checklist for Canadian companies.
What would happen to your business if one of the owners dies or is no longer able to work? A Shareholder Buy-Sell Agreement provides for continuity of the business in those events. Topics included in the Checklist are:
- qualification of shares for capital gains exemption;
- provisions of any existing formal shareholder agreement;
- terms of purchase or redemption (or both) of a deceased shareholder's shares using proceeds of life insurance policies on the life of the deceased;
- whether life insurance policies will be held by the corporation, by the other shareholders or by a trustee.
The Checklist will walk you through what you need to consider when preparing a Shareholder Buy-Sell Agreement under the Income Tax Act (Canada). Get your copy today.
Last Updated: 18-July-2018