In the event of death, the proceeds of the policy will be used to purchase the deceased`s stake. For many reasons, owners may retain their stake in the business through various legal entities, such as a family structure or other business. It is important that the purchase-sale contract is able to function as intended, regardless of the structure of the commercial property. When setting up a buy-sell contract, it is important that the company and each owner also receive their own tax advice. This is due to the fact that, depending on one`s personal circumstances, the agreement can trigger both corporate obligations and personal tax obligations. If the owners do not exercise this option, you should exercise special caution in designing the company`s commitment. For example, if the shareholders of a company C are required to acquire the shares of the outgoing shareholder but choose not to do so, the purchase of the C-Gesellschaft could be considered a constructive dividend for the other shareholders (because the company committed an act that facilitated a commitment of its shareholders). In order to avoid internal conflicts and a smooth transition in situations where one or all of the owners wish to leave the business, a good purchase-sale agreement may have one of the following additional provisions: Other life events such as retirement, divorce or even a greater disagreement between the owners can also affect your business and the decisions of each owner. . .