What about business continuation in a closely held business?

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The basic problem is that the business may have to be liquidated shortly after the owner’s death if there is no plan for business continuation. The problems are somewhat different for incorporated or unincorporated businesses, but both are likely to need a buy-sell agreement. Life insurance is commonly used as a way to fund such agreements.

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