Expert Discussed Business Immigration Options at June 27 GABB Meeting

Immigration attorney Elena Kochutin discussed immigrant and non-immigrant options for business owners at the June 27, 2017, meeting of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers. Hear her speech here. The GABB is the state’s only association of professionals who work to facilitate the purchase and sale of businesses and franchises. The group … [Read more...]

IRS Regulations for S Corp vs LLC: a CPA Explains

By Greg DeFoor One of the questions I get asked by aspiring or new business owners as a CPA and Business Broker is about S Corporations vs LLCs. Before deciding whether to form an S Corp or an LLC, there are a number of issues to consider. Assuming there is only one owner or a few owners and that all owners are qualified to own their respective … [Read more...]

New GABB Benefit: Access to Atlanta Business Chronicle Online

The GABB Board is pleased to introduce a new member benefit: access to the Atlanta Business Chronicle Online. With the GABB login and password, up to 10 members will be able to log on and read the Atlanta Business Chronicle's award-winning business news. This access will also enable GABB members to access archives and past editions; search and … [Read more...]

DeFoor, Ramatowski to Lead GABB in 2016

ATLANTA—Greg DeFoor, founder and President of DeFoor Business Services of Kennesaw, is the 2016 President of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers, the state’s only professional association of business brokers. Michael Ramatowski, president of Georgia Business Associates, Inc., is the 2016 vice president of GABB. GABB members represent … [Read more...]

Don’t Want to Get Sued? Come to GABB on Tuesday, Feb. 23

Lawrence Domenico is the kind of lawyer you hire when you litigate, or sue someone. And he's represented a lot of Georgia business brokers in disputes over the years. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Larry will offer advice worth hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers and their guests. Namely, how … [Read more...]

Ten Georgia Business Brokers Named to 2015 Million Dollar Club

Ten members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2015 Million Dollar Clubs for helping to broker the sale of small-, medium-sized and large businesses in 2015. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in extremely important transactions: the sale of their business. GABB members help owners determine … [Read more...]

Yasmine Jandali is new GABB Secretary

Yasmine  Jandali,  owner  and Managing Broker at Starwood Business Group, is the new secretary of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers. The GABB board unanimously elected Jandali to the office on May 26, replacing Marla Brown, who resigned the position. Jandali is a friendly,  professional and experienced business broker who puts clients … [Read more...]

Eleven Ga. Business Brokers Sell $58 Million Plus of Businesses

Eleven Georgia Business Brokers Named to Million Dollar Club with More than $58 Million Sold Eleven members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) helped business owners and entrepreneurs sell and buy more than $58 million worth of small- and medium-sized businesses in 2014. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in … [Read more...]

GABB Restaurant Brokers Eric and Robin Gagnon to Speak at National IBBA Convention

Restaurant brokers Eric and Robin Gagnon of We Sell Restaurants will headline a workshop on franchising at the International Business Brokers Association (IBBA) Convention in Savannah.      The 2013 IBBA national conference theme is “Ready, Set, Grow!” and features a lineup of experts across the country presenting educational workshops for … [Read more...]

Georgia Real Estate Commission Updates for Business Brokers

GREC Updates and YOU By Kathryne A. Pusch, Pres/Broker ConsultKAP, Inc. What’s happening at the Georgia Real Estate Commission these days that may interest you? As the Business Brokerage Industry Representative on the Education Advisory Committee to the GREC, it is my privilege to meet with the Georgia Real Estate Commissioner and Deputy … [Read more...]