What is a Buy-Sell Agreement? A buy-sell agreement is an agreement between the owners of a business, which provides that the interest of any one of them who dies shall be sold to and will be purchased by the surviving co-owners or by the business at a value agreed upon by the parties and stipulated in the agreement. Life insurance is one of the more popular methods of funding buy-sell agreements today. How it Works
Buy-Sell Agreements can be funded with either term or permanent (cash-value) life insurance. Both will pay the death benefit, but the cash value of a permanent life insurance policy can be used for non-death related buy-outs (often in a tax-efficient manner).
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