Planning for Retirement and Business Transition
Resources to help you sell or transfer your fishing business.
Marine Advisory Program contacts
Sunny Rice, Petersburg Marine Advisory Agent
Videos and slideshows
The Business of Fish course (2008)
Individual class sessions are archived for viewing on-demand on the University of Alaska Southeast website. Just scroll down to the "Resources" section. Class 9 is Planning for Retirement.
This 48-page book by Marine Advisory Agent Sunny Rice introduces established fishermen to the subject of retiring from fishing, discusses transfer strategies, and examines tax/retirement implications. By encouraging established fishermen to pass on their business skills, this book also helps foster the next generation of Alaska fishermen.
By Don Anslow; provided by Oregon State University Department of Agriculture and Resource Ecomonics.
A variety of information about retirement and business succession that can be adapted to a fishing businesses.
An overview of some of the tax issues with selling, transferring, or closing a business.