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In: Business Valuation

Westbrook v. Westbrook and Duplication in the Second Department
October 9, 2018

Did the Second Department Appellate Division’s August 29, 2018 decision in Westbrook v. Westbrook, 2018 Slip Op 05956 [164 AD3d 939],…

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Is Your Real Estate Too Valuable for Your Business?
September 9, 2018

The Real Estate Paradox Location, location, location…the old mantra for real estate still holds true for many owned business facilities.  When…

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What are some specific reasons I would need to know the valuation of my business?
November 18, 2015

Current owners of a business need an independent opinion of value to comply with the provisions in their shareholder agreement. One…

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I am gifting shares of my company’s stock to my children, should I hire a business appraiser?
September 4, 2015

The burden of supporting the value of the business or business interest is the taxpayer’s responsibility if the IRS audits the…

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Does “fair market value” differ from what a buyer might pay for my business?
September 4, 2015

Yes. Recall that fair market value as defined by the IRS and other reference sources is hypothetical and based on a…

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How do you value a closely-held business?
July 2, 2015

There is no single method for determining the value of a business; the method depends upon the circumstances surrounding the business…

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What is this Revenue Ruling 59-60 thing?
June 15, 2015

In 1959, the IRS issued Revenue Ruling 59-60(RR 59-60)– it provides the basic guidance regarding Fair Market Valueand appraising privately owned…

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