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Blog Posts in 2019

CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS

The latest IRS regulations were promulgated on July 30, 2018. These included detailed definitions of a qualified appraisal and a qualified appraiser. The appraisal must support the value of a stock or ...
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DO CLIENTS KNOW WHAT'S IN A REPORT?

Probably not. Most often, the client only looks at the page(s) concluding the value. Our process for conducting an appraisal, valuation or cost segregation analysis is specifically designed to fully ...
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NOT ALL VALUATIONS ARE ALIKE

Why, you ask, aren't all valuations for the same business or asset alike? How can they differ s much? There are reasons for divergence of opinion. And they usually involve one valuator being an ...
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STOCK OPTIONS BACK-SOLVE METHOD

For startups and pre-revenue companies, the most accepted means to estimate business enterprise value is known as the back-solve method. This approach satisfies the IRS requirement for valuing common ...
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VALUATION EXPERTISE IN LITIGATION

Recently, the Fifth Circuit Court decision in Mansour v. Youtoo Media provided a clearer roadmap for compliance with the "reasonably certain" rule. Heretofore, many courts have rejected the ...
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VALUATION EXPERTISE IN LITIGATION

Recently, the Fifth Circuit Court decision in Mansour v. Youtoo Media provided a clearer roadmap for compliance with the "reasonably certain" rule. Heretofore, many courts have rejected the ...
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PRIVATE EQUITY

Each Private Equity (PE) firm is unique in the following ways: How they construct and raise funds, manage that capital, and make investments, usually in going business concerns. Their criteria for ...
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Personal Goodwill

We have encountered more situations where clients who have sold a business or assets have claimed a portion of the purchase price as personal goodwill. The tax savings for the individual assigned the ...
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Internal Rate of Return - IRR

The internal rate of return (IRR) is a capital budgeting metric. IRR measures the profitability of potential investments. As used, the IRR makes the net present value of cash flows for a particular ...
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