Course Details

This course provides delegates with a clear insight into the legal and tax rules and structuring issues involved on business and company sales.


In this course Peter Rayney covers the following topics;


  • Transaction structure – sale of assets v sale of shares
  • Detailed tax treatment of share sales
  • Dealing with different types of sale consideration
  • Optimising Business Asset Disposal Relief
  • Examining earn-out arrangements

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Peter Rayney Tax Consulting

Peter Rayney

Peter Rayney practises as an independent tax consultant through his own practice, advising owner-managed companies, accountants, lawyers and tax practitioners on a wide range of tax issues. He specialises in company sales/acquisitions, reconstructions, succession planning and all aspects of owner managed business taxation. His firm’s website can be found at

He is always in demand as a tax lecturer and regularly contributes tax articles to the professional press. Peter is also an author of various journals and books including the very popular “Rayney’s Tax Planning for Family and Owner Managed Companies” (Bloomsbury Professional). He has won ‘Tax Writer of the year’ at the Taxation Awards an unprecedented three times.

Peter is President of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and immediate past chairman of the ICAEW Tax ‘s Technical Committee.