Business Valuation


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Business Valuation

The process of determining how much a business is worth. Business valuation is highly subjective because it involves estimating the value of intangible assets like trade secrets and brand recognition. It also involves valuation of tangible assets like machinery and stockholder equity. A business valuation may be performed for a potential investor or buyer.
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Any CPA/ABV preparing a business valuation (BV) has undoubtedly heard of U.S.
has started the production of CCH Business Valuation Guide, a new looseleaf resource.
In the business valuation process, the market multiples of guideline companies, combined with meaningful analysis, can give you useful insights about private companies and divisional businesses.
The IRS Business Valuation Guidelines include development, resolution, and reporting guidelines.
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A draft of proposed Business Valuation Standards has been released by the AICPA for comment.
The AICPA and the American Society of Appraisers (ASA) have agreed on an educational equivalency program for business valuation professionals.
Shannon Pratt, managing owner of Business Valuation Resources LLC, recently signed with Valuation Advisors to be the sole distributor of the company's online database of financial details of transactions in private company stocks prior to initial public offerings.
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Pratt CFA, FASA, CBA, the well-known authority in the arena of business valuation. His comments do well to give credibility to this work.
In the past, business valuation has generated a number of skeptics because of its basis in prognostications about the future.

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