Navigating the Handover Hoopla: A Light-Hearted Take on Transferring Family-Owned Businesses

The Great Campground Conundrum

Ever thought about taking over the family campground business and felt like you were stepping into a comedic sitcom? You're not alone. The process of transferring ownership within the family can feel more like a tightrope walk over a pit of accounting alligators than a simple passing of the torch. But fear not, intrepid entrepreneur, because help is on the horizon, and it wears the hat of Campground Accounting!

A Beacon in the Bureaucratic Wilderness

Imagine, if you will, a world where the transition of your family-owned slice of outdoor paradise doesn't lead to sleepless nights filled with visions of payroll withholding monsters and sales tax specters. That's the reality Donna Bordo and her team at Calculated promise as they guide business owners through the thicket of purchasing businesses from family members. With a hearty laugh and a no-nonsense approach to those bewildering boxes to check off, they make sure you're not just buying a business; you're stepping confidently into a new chapter of campground royalty.

Legal Hoops and Financial Hurdles

From agreeing on a sales price without initiating a family feud to the intricate dance of reestablishing accounts and ensuring your beloved campground isn't put at risk by the legal hoopla that might follow a sue-happy camper, they've got you covered. Their passion for a progressive perspective on accounting shines brighter than the campfire stories of old, turning the daunting into the doable.

The Dream of Campground Kingship

Donna's approach isn't just about keeping your books buoyant; it's about breathing life into the dream of owning and running a successful campground business. She presses play on your bigger ideas, ensuring that the legacy of your family business isn't just preserved but poised for growth, innovation, and endless explorations under the starry sky.

The Path Paved with Laughter and Learning

Are you ready to transform decades of learning curves into mere days and months, all while avoiding the pitfalls that snag many new business owners? Then it's time to have a chat with Donna and her team. Because when it comes to taking over the family business, it's not just about making it yours; it's about making it flourish with a sprinkle of laughter, a dash of wisdom, and a partner that knows the way through the wilderness of transition.

Join us as we unpack the hilarity and the sanity-saving advice for transferring ownership of a family-owned business. It's an adventure that promises more laughs than a squirrels' gathering and more insights than a wise old owl's musings. Ready to take the leap without getting tangled in the bureaucratic underbrush? Read on, and let's turn those potential headaches into handovers filled with hope and humor.

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Donna Bordeaux, CPA with Campground Accounting

Creativity and CPAs don’t generally go together. Most people think of CPAs as nerdy accountants who can’t talk with people. Well, it’s time to break that stereotype. Lively, friendly, and knowledgeable can be a part of your relationship with your CPA, as demonstrated by Donna and Chad Bordeaux. They have over 50 years of combined experience as entrepreneurial CPAs. They’ve owned businesses and helped business owners exceed their wildest dreams. They have been able to help businesses earn many times more profit than the average business in the same industry and are passionate about helping industries that help families build great memories.

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