Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) have been in the news frequently over the past few years, and two trends seem to be driving their popularity.

First, as an entire generation of plumbing and heating professionals prepares to retire an ESOP can be an important basis for a succession plan. Second, as the industry continues to struggle to attract skilled workers, an ESOP is one more incentive to help attract trained, quality employees.

In this interview, Jeff Buettner, Managing Director at ButcherJoseph & Co. sits down with CONTRACTOR Magazine to discuss succession planning, tax implications of ESOPs and more.

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