Article Archive: A Valuation Knowledge Base

Amid Diverse BV Standards, a Professional's Credentials and Competence Are Critical

Another Good-Facts Case Helps Deliver a Taxpayer Victory

Badly Drafted Buy-Sell Agreement Results in Lengthy Litigation

Bankruptcy Court: Expedited Settlements Produce Unique Valuation Issues

Blockage Discounts in the Valuation of Public Stock

Built-In Gains Taxes and Business Valuation

Buried Treasure: Business Valuation in Divorce

Business or Real Estate Value – or Both?

Business Valuation in a Volatile Economy: Three Bankruptcy Cases

Business Valuation Issues in Bankruptcy

Buy-Sell Agreements: Addressing Valuation Issues Is Essential

A Buy-Sell at Book Value – When FMV Was 60 Times Greater

Discounts for Lack of Control, Marketability

Do You Know the Value of Your Equity Rollover?

Effective Fraud Risk Assessment: Staying Out of the News

Enhancing Business Value

Evaluating Discounts for Lack of Marketability: IRS Releases Internal “Job Aid”

Gift and Estate Tax: "Red Flags" that Could Trigger an IRS Audit

The Goodwill Value of a Law Firm

Got Value?

How to Use an Expert to Your Advantage

Intangible Assets as a Driver of Business Value

Investing in the Legal Marijuana Industry: Opportunities, Risks and More Risks

Latest "Bad Facts" FLP Case Highlights Impact of Poor Planning


Major Bankruptcy Rulings Rest on Common Interpretation, Credible Valuation Approaches

Occupational Fraud: Recognizing Red Flags and Managing Risk

Personal Goodwill Revisited: Its Nature and Importance in Business Valuation

Personal Goodwill vs. Enterprise Goodwill

Post-Valuation Date Events: To Use or Not to Use?

Recent Developments Reshape the Use of Qualified Valuation Professionals

Reconciling Conflicting Value Estimates

Section 409A a Lurking Beast for Private Companies

Special Issues to Consider When Valuing a Gas Station/Convenience Store

State Courts Address Key Questions on Business Valuation in Divorce

Statutory Fair Value: Courts Tackle DLOM, BIG Discounts and Burden of Proof

Structuring the Deal

Tax Court Considers "Good Facts" Challenge to an FLP/LLC

Top-Down Process: Understanding Business Valuation

Trends in Quantifying Discounts for Lack of Marketability

Two Taxpayer Victories Demonstrate Winning Facts for Family Limited Partnerships

Using an Optimal Capital Structure in Business Valuation

Valuation Challenges During Due Diligence: Purchase Price Allocation Issues

Valuation Issues with Respect to Preferred Stock

Valuation of Promissory Notes: Not as Simple as It Seems

Valuing a Franchise Business

Valuing Intangible Assets

Valuing Private Companies in a Volatile Economy

What Are Rules of Thumb Worth?

What Judges Think: Desirable Qualities of Valuation Experts and Their Reports