7.Buyer, and/or his agents, shall have the right to review all books and records used in the preparation of the financial statements and tax returns for the last three years (may use an outside consulting or audit firm to validate the books and records) 8.Owner shall stay on for a maximum of XX months at a compensation rate agreeable to both parties (if necessary and required). 9.Buyer shall pay all sales tax on fixtures and equipment, if any. 10.Seller shall execute a X year non_compete agreement.
LOI is fraught with many legal booby traps & pitfalls especially for the buyer. But probably the most damning reason why credible crude buyers would have little or no use for LOI in their buying dealings, is that using the LOI is fraught with many incalculable legal traps and pitfalls much of which could atimes be very costly for, and to the detriment of, the buyer, according to legal authorities and contract law experts.