Sales of companies have the potential to impact large parts of the tax system, both in Sweden and internationally. They impact both the seller and the buyer. Conflicts of interest often arise, since an advantage for one party is usually offset by a disadvantage for the other party. It is important, therefore, to structure the transaction in a manner that is advantageous for both parties.
Whether it’s a plan to sell the entire company or just one section if the divestment is a minor transaction, for example SEK 100,000 the procedure is simply one of making the sale. For larger transactions, however, there are several considerations.
When planning to buy a company, it is important to try and discover the faults and peculiarities of the company in question. This information could have positive effects which could possibly provide two deductions for the same items. It is not against the regulations.