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ESOPs and Employee Ownership
The ESOP Association
The ESOP Association is a national, non-profit association dedicated to employee ownership with a focus on Employee Stock Ownership Plans as an ownership transition vehicle and as an employee benefit.
National Center for Employee Ownership
The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a private, nonprofit membership and research organization that serves as the leading source of accurate, unbiased information on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), broadly granted employee stock options and other employee ownership vehicles, and employee ownership culture.
Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center
The Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center is an affiliate of the National Center for Employee Ownership. RMEOC stimulates employee-ownership opportunities in the Rocky Mountain Region. RMEOC raises awareness by consulting directly with business owners, putting on education and training programs and being a contact point with government officials. RMEOC also connects interested parties with professionals practicing in the employee ownership field in the region.
National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
The National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts is a prominent national organization supporting the users of business and intangible asset valuation services and financial forensic services, by training and certifying financial professionals in these disciplines. It is one of five organizations actively contributing to the evolving professional standards for business valuation services in the United States, and to the development of litigation support professionals.
Exit Planning Services for Business Owners
Ken Stiefler and eXITS, LLC
eXITS, LLC is a premier Denver exit planning consulting firm working to help owners of closely held companies to tax optimize and cash maximize the transition and exit from their businesses, when the time is right for them and on their terms. Ken Stiefler, President of eXITS, is Certified Exit Planner (CExP) credentialed by the Business Enterprise Institute. He is an expert in the field and a strategic partner of our firm in the field of exit planning.
Doing Business in Colorado
Colorado Business Resource Guide
The Colorado Business Resource Guide was created to provide general information to assist in the starting up and operation of small businesses in Colorado, whether they are startup entities or established businesses.
Internal Revenue Service
Colorado Department of Revenue
Electronic Federal Tax Payment System
The Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS) is one of the most successful federal government programs undertaken in recent years. Millions of businesses are already enrolled in this system. It saves you time and money. No more last minute trips to the bank or Post Office, lost checks, or missed deadlines.
Bank Rate Monitor
Bankrate Inc. is an Internet consumer finance marketplace that owns and operates a portfolio of Internet-based personal finance channels including banking, investing, taxes and small-business finance. It is a great source of information on mortgages, other loans, interest rates and loan terms.
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