Thirteen Georgia Business Brokers Achieve GABB 2018 Million Dollar Club

Thirteen members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2018 Million Dollar Club for helping broker the sale of more than $71 million worth of small, medium and large businesses. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in important and complicated transactions: the sale of their business. GABB members … [Read more...]

All About Qualified Opportunity Funds – New Tax Tool Available To Defer and Possibly Eliminate Gains

By Andrew L. Moore, CPA Effective January 1, 2018 the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act established Federal Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) with the goal of allowing large amounts of capital to flow into economically distressed area across the country. To promote capital investment in these Qualified Opportunity Zones, legislators included three … [Read more...]

Slappey leads 18 Business Brokers in GABB’s 2017 Million Dollar Club

Eighteen members of the Georgia Association of Business Brokers (GABB) were named to the 2017 Million Dollar Clubs for helping to broker the sale of small-, medium-sized and large businesses worth more than $91 million in 2017. GABB members represent owners of Georgia businesses in extremely important transactions: the sale of their … [Read more...]

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...]