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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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"I certainly feel that it would improve overall quality because the more valuation professionals who are accredited by the same body and who are subject to the same examination requirements, ongoing education, it just improves standards," said Naso, who specializes in business valuations for RKL LLP, an accounting and business consulting firm based in Manheim Township.
Toolsandexperts.com is a trusted resource for buyers of business tools and services such as business valuations and appraisals.
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Each month, Sun Business Valuations <http://www.sunbusinessvaluations.com/index.php>, a sister company of Sun Mergers & Acquisitions, will provide insight into some of our recent engagements to inform Business Owners and other financial professionals to the various inquiries we receive for valuation reports and how each of these individual needs are addressed.
In 2005, California practitioners launched an aggressive campaign to have the proposed standards revised to eliminate costly and unnecessary application to engagements beyond business valuations. In fact, CalCPA Council is on record as opposing the inclusion of tax in the standards.
The income and market approaches are typically relied upon for "going concern" business valuations; the cost approach generally applies to liquidation analyses.
TIMOTHY CROMLEY, CPA, is an accredited senior appraiser in business valuations, a professional engineer and a registered U.S.
Besides the Web community, other benefits of section membership include access to specialized information on current BV/FLS issues, such as practice aids and AICPA-issued standards on business valuations; the CPA Expert quarterly newsletter; networking opportunities; marketing assistance and legislative advocacy.
The new site also carries: the BIZCOMPS ($395) database of transactional information on "Main Street" businesses for the last ten years; FMV Restricted Stock Study ($499), a new tool for quantifying marketability discounts; and, Valuation Advisor's Lack of Marketability Discount Study ($399), a new empirical tool for determining the marketability discount in business valuations.
Business valuations are used for a variety of purposes.
BVR also publishes Business Valuation Library (www.BVLibrary.com), an online compilation of business valuation court cases, conference presentations, articles, and federal and state laws and regulations relating to business valuations.
Business Valuations also contains tables containing settlement information of interest to the legal professional.

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