News & Updates

News & Updates

News & Updates

January 18, 2020

Determination of Damages

In some disputes, it becomes necessary to make a determination on the amount of damages experienced by a business due to the actions of another. Hear about one such recent case here.

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January 6, 2020

Rebutting An Inaccurate Valauation

Business valuations are sometimes referred to as being ‘part art, part science”. The practical application of this statement is that there can sometimes be a variance between valuations, as experts can disagree within a certain acceptable range. However, every once in a while, there will be a valuation that is outside of the range expected, […]

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October 31, 2019

Personal Goodwill: It’s Important

A few things that are important to know about the value that a business owner brings to his/her business:  It is quantifiable.  Its value can be determined.  In most circumstances, it is not divisible. It is therefore a critical component of most valuations involving a divorce or a business partnership separation, to be able to […]

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October 31, 2019

Should I perform my own valuation?

An advantage to living in the 21st century is that there is plenty information available at the click of a mouse, to anyone in need of it. However, it can be an erroneous assumption to think that you can simply determine the value of a business by implementing what shows up on the first page […]

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October 31, 2019

Business Valuations and Divorce

If you or your spouse own an interest in a business, and are going through a divorce, the value of that business needs to be determined as part of the process. A few thoughts:

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January 2, 2018

Divorcing? You or your spouse own a business? This is for you.

With the euphoria of the holiday season now largely behind us, we can be reminded of a sobering statistic; historically speaking, of all the months of the year, January is the one in which the highest number of divorce filings occurs. And as a reminder, if you or your spouse own an interest in a […]

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October 30, 2017

Family Limited Partnerships- They’re here to stay!

For the vast majority of people in this country, the issue of tax ramifications associated with gifting assets to their heirs is not of great concern; however, for the wealthiest people in the US, proper tax planning in the gifting process can represent an opportunity for tremendous tax savings. For years, business valuation specialists have […]

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January 24, 2017

Entrepreneurs, Whats your exit strategy?

Working for yourself can be very liberating; but, don’t be so trapped in the minutia of the everyday grind, that you ignore the very important strategic planning that (hopefully) should go hand in hand with being an entrepreneur.

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January 17, 2017

Personal Goodwill-It Matters!

For business owners who are contemplating a divorce, the issue of personal goodwill takes on tremendous significance. For two businesses of identical gross value, the type of business, the extent to which the business owner is involved in the business operations, and a host of other issues, may mean that one is worth a lot […]

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November 4, 2016

Are you a High net worth individual? This matters…

If you are fortunate enough to be a member of the wealthiest in this country (or know someone who is), the issue of gifting carries more significance for you than it does the rest of the population. This is because it is very possible that your gifts to your heirs, for example, likely constitute a […]

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