The Letter of intent / LOI is a document that many refer to, but actually is poorly understood. Without proper understanding of the document you might find yourself making mistakes in your business that will cause you great embarrassment.Few traders and brokers realize that the Letter of Intent is not a standard document in International Trade.
Selling Price & Terms _ Amount of cash down, interest rate and term as well as description of the security the buyer is providing the seller. Structure _ Is it an asset or stock sale? How is the sale price allocated among different elements of the sale such as non_compete clause and goodwill (this is important for tax reasons and is discussed in the next section).