bulk sale


bulk sale
bulk sale see sale

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

bulk sale
n.
A transfer or sale of the majority of goods and supplies owned by a business in one transaction; often done as part of the liquidation of a business.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


bulk sale
The sale of all or most of a business's inventory, merchandise, or equipment. (See also: bulk sales law)
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Accounting, Bookkeeping & Finances
Category: Business Cash Flow Problems & Bankruptcy
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Business Tax & Deductions
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → Buying or Selling a Business
Category: Personal Finance & Retirement → Taxes → Tax Audits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


bulk sale
n. Any sale of a large quantity of materials, merchandise, supplies, or other inventory that is not in the seller's ordinary course of business. Also called bulk transfer. Regulated by the Uniform Commercial Code that is designed to prevent a seller from making such a sale, and then spending or disappearing with the proceeds without first paying his creditors.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

bulk sale
n.
   the sale of all or a large part of a merchant's stock as well as equipment. This generally applies to retailers, restaurants, and other businesses with inventories.
   See also: bulk sales acts

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • bulk sale acts — n. Statutes that require a business planning a bulk sale to first notify creditors, designed to protect creditors from secret bulk sales. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • bulk sale laws —    State laws (modeled on those in the Uniform Commercial Code) that require the seller of a business or a large amount of business assets or inventory to publish notice of the sale, give written notice to all creditors, and set up an account to… …   Business law dictionary

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