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Business Valuation and Federal Taxes

Business Valuation and Federal Taxes Author David Laro
ISBN-10 9781118023181
Release 2011-03-25
Pages 560
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Praise for Business Valuation and Federal Taxes Procedure, Law, and Perspective Second Edition "The Honorable David Laro and Dr. Shannon Pratt present a comprehensive primer on federal tax valuation controversies that will benefit both tax practitioners (attorneys and CPAs) and valuation practitioners. . . . It serves as a valued reference source and an introductory text for legal and valuation training." —Roger J. Grabowski, Duff & Phelps Corp. from the Foreword "[I]t is refreshing to see these two close observers of valuation issues collaborate on this intriguing volume. What the reader gets is something like a mural—depicting the life of a business appraisal from conception to preparation to the occasional ultimate use by a trier of fact." —Ronald D. Aucutt, Esq.McGuireWoods LLP, from the Foreword "This offering from Judge David Laro and Dr. Shannon Pratt fills in some persistent gaps in the business valuation literature, as well as a surprisingly fresh treatment of perennial themes." —John A. Bogdanski, Professor of LawLewis & Clark Law School, from the Foreword Straightforward guidance and perspective on business valuation from two of the nation's top authorities Written by Senior Judge David Laro and Shannon Pratt, both leading experts on the subject, Business Valuation and Federal Taxes, Second Edition provides a comprehensive overview of business valuation procedures. The new edition offers: Insightful perspectives of personal versus enterprise goodwill New materials on transfer pricing and customs valuations and how recent markets have affected both the income and market approaches Timely coverage of FAS 157 and its many changes to penalties and sanctions affecting both taxpayers and appraisers Exploration of new court cases Presenting knowledge and guidance to those who perform valuations as well as those who are affected by them, Business Valuation and Federal Taxes, Second Edition is the essential guide to federal taxes and valuation, and specifically valuations relating to business interests.



Business Valuation and Taxes

Business Valuation and Taxes Author David Laro
ISBN-10 9780471709954
Release 2005-04-22
Pages 576
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Disputes over valuation issues fill the court's dockets and for good reason, fair market valuations are required frequently by the law. The authors believe that approximately 243 sections of the Code and several thousand references in the Regulations explicitly require fair market value determination. Consequently, taxpayers file an estimated 15 million tax returns each year reporting an event involving a valuation related issue. It is no mystery, therefore, why valuation cases are ubiquitous. Today, valuation is an important and highly sophisticated process. Valuators need legitimate guidance to perform their work. The objective of this book is to provide knowledge, and guidance to those who do the valuations as well as those who are affected by them. This unprecedented text provides: Clear guidance and perspective on business valuation from two of the nation’s top authorities, Hon. David Laro and Dr Shannon Pratt. Insightful perspective and discussion on critical issues, procedures and law pertaining to business valuation. An overview of business valuation procedures Law and techniques of Fair Market Value Opinion from the Hon. David Laro and Dr. Shannon Pratt who express their unique and critical views. The business valuer with everything from the basics to the sophisticated. From definitions to valuing complex business interests, what you need to know about business valuation. Everything from empirical market evidence to credible expert business valuation testimony discussed and analyzed by the Hon. David Laro and Dr. Shannon Pratt.



Qualified Appraisals and Qualified Appraisers

Qualified Appraisals and Qualified Appraisers Author Michael R. Devitt
ISBN-10 9781119437574
Release 2017-12-26
Pages 256
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"There has been a steady flow of controversies since the IRS issued its regulations on qualified appraisers and qualified appraisals. The IRS has developed a body of law relating to the qualifications needed to satisfy the Government that an appraisal is adequate to support the taxable event on the taxpayer's return. This book discusses elements related to testifying experts and introduces a novel form of expert testimony: hot tubbing. The book identifies the law, analyzes the cases, identifies the problems and provides insight and solutions to help appraisers do work which will be accepted by the IRS"--



Business Valuation Body of Knowledge Workbook

Business Valuation Body of Knowledge Workbook Author Shannon P. Pratt
ISBN-10 9780471432661
Release 2003-06-17
Pages 192
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Sample exam questions and updated information on the latest developments in the field for valuation candidates and professionals Includes questions and exercises that typically appear on accreditation exams Covers the most frequently encountered errors on reports and in examinations Reflects the latest business valuation developments, viewpoints, court case references, and data resources Contains hundreds of multiple-choice and true/false questions, short problems, and fill-in-the-blank questions Includes eight hours of CPE credit through a self-study examination A companion to Shannon Pratt’s Business Valuation Body of Knowledge, Second Edition or a stand-alone resource, the Business Valuation Body of Knowledge Workbook, Second Edition keeps ABV, ASA, CBA, and CVA candidates and current practitioners up to speed on the latest developments in this constantly changing discipline. Order your copy today!



Business Valuation and Federal Taxes Procedure Law and Perspective

Business Valuation and Federal Taxes  Procedure  Law and Perspective Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781478403319
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 66
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Business Valuation and Federal Taxes, Procedure, Law and Perspective. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Handbook of Small Business Valuation Formulas and Rules of Thumb

Handbook of Small Business Valuation Formulas and Rules of Thumb Author Glenn M. Desmond
ISBN-10 0930458060
Release 1993
Pages 371
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Handbook of Small Business Valuation Formulas and Rules of Thumb has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Handbook of Small Business Valuation Formulas and Rules of Thumb also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Handbook of Small Business Valuation Formulas and Rules of Thumb book for free.



The Lawyer s Business Valuation Handbook

The Lawyer s Business Valuation Handbook Author Shannon P. Pratt
ISBN-10 1570738297
Release 2000-01-01
Pages 472
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This is a practical guide that will help lawyers and judges assess the qualifications of a business appraiser and the reliability of the information presented, and will enable them to work with valuation issues more efficiently and effectively.



The Handbook of Advanced Business Valuation

The Handbook of Advanced Business Valuation Author Robert F. Reilly
ISBN-10 0071379037
Release 1999-09-15
Pages 512
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International cost of capital...blockage discounts . . . valuation issues unique to ESOPs...specific valuation issues for sports teams...capital structure in emerging growth companies...methods for calculating equity risk premiums...These days, understanding the complex issues in advanced business valuation requires a team of experts. The HANDBOOK OF ADVANCED BUSINESS VALUATION is your team of valuation experts—nationally recognized practitioners and legal minds from across the country who provide authoritative answers and innovative solutions to your most perplexing valuation questions. Structured in a user-friendly, general-to-specific arrangement, The HANDBOOK OF ADVANCED BUSINESS VALUATION represents a broad cross section of the latest conceptual thinking on the subject. Only in this thought-provoking volume will you find: Abstracts and interpretations of recent empirical studies in lack of marketability, blockage, and more; In-depth treatment of specialized valuation issues from many industries—including healthcare, technology, and sports franchises; Lucid, intuitive explanations of complex and esoteric procedures for intercompany transfer pricing analyses and ad valorem property tax appraisals. Like its predecessor volume VALUING A BUSINESS—which covered basic business valuation concepts and practices in authoritative, all-encompassing fashion—The HANDBOOK OF ADVANCED BUSINESS VALUATION provides a new benchmark of advanced, contemporary discussions for investors and experienced business valuation practitioners. Valuation experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, Willamette Management Associates, Arthur Andersen, American Appraisal Associates, and more combine their expertise in this well-written, thoughtful, and convincing reference—one with absolutely no close rival in the flourishing field of business valuation and security analysis.



PPC s Guide to Business Valuations

PPC s Guide to Business Valuations Author Jay E. Fishman
ISBN-10 0764619969
Release 2003-03-01
Pages
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"Contains technical guidance and practice aids for performing business valuations, including engagement and representative letters, practice aids, worksheets, checklists, and drafting forms."



Corporate Valuation

Corporate Valuation Author Mario Massari
ISBN-10 9781119003342
Release 2016-07-25
Pages 512
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Risk consideration is central to more accurate post-crisis valuation Corporate Valuation presents the most up-to-date tools and techniques for more accurate valuation in a highly volatile, globalized, and risky business environment. This insightful guide takes a multidisciplinary approach, considering both accounting and financial principles, with a practical focus that uses case studies and numerical examples to illustrate major concepts. Readers are walked through a map of the valuation approaches proven most effective post-crisis, with explicit guidance toward implementation and enhancement using advanced tools, while exploring new models, techniques, and perspectives on the new meaning of value. Risk centrality and scenario analysis are major themes among the techniques covered, and the companion website provides relevant spreadsheets, models, and instructor materials. Business is now done in a faster, more diverse, more interconnected environment, making valuation an increasingly more complex endeavor. New types of risks and competition are shaping operations and finance, redefining the importance of managing uncertainty as the key to success. This book brings that perspective to bear in valuation, providing new insight, new models, and practical techniques for the modern finance industry. Gain a new understanding of the idea of "value," from both accounting and financial perspectives Learn new valuation models and techniques, including scenario-based valuation, the Monte Carlo analysis, and other advanced tools Understand valuation multiples as adjusted for risk and cycle, and the decomposition of deal multiples Examine the approach to valuation for rights issues and hybrid securities, and more Traditional valuation models are inaccurate in that they hinge on the idea of ensured success and only minor adjustments to forecasts. These rules no longer apply, and accurate valuation demands a shift in the paradigm. Corporate Valuation describes that shift, and how it translates to more accurate methods.



Financial Valuation Applications and Models

Financial Valuation  Applications and Models Author James R. Hitchner
ISBN-10 9781119312314
Release 2017-04-19
Pages 1296
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A practically-focused resource for business valuation professionals Financial Valuation: Applications and Models provides authoritative reference and practical guidance on the appropriate, defensible way to prepare and present business valuations. With contributions by 30 top experts in the field, this new fourth edition provides an essential resource for those seeking the most up-to-date guidance, with a strong emphasis on applications and models. Coverage includes state-of-the-art methods for the valuation of closely-held businesses, nonpublic entities, intangible, and other assets, with comprehensive discussion on valuation theory, a consensus view on application, and the tools to make it happen. Packed with examples, checklists, and models to help you navigate your valuation project, this book also provides hundreds of expert "tips" and best practices in clear, easy-to-follow language. The companion website provides access to extensive appendix materials, and the perspectives of valuation thought-leaders add critical insight throughout each step of the process. Valuation is an important part of any organization's overall financial strategy, and seemingly-small inaccuracies or incomplete assessments can have big repercussions. This book walks you through the valuation process to give you the skills and understanding you need to get it done right. Learn best practices from 30 field-leading experts Follow clear examples for complex or unfamiliar scenarios Access practical tools that streamline the valuation process Understand valuation models and real-world applications The business valuation process can become very complex very quickly, and there's no substitute for clear guidance and a delineated framework in the run-up to completion. Get organized from the beginning, and be systematic and methodical every step of the way. Financial Valuation: Applications and Models is the all-encompassing, expert guide to business valuation projects.



PPC s Guide to Business Valuations

PPC s Guide to Business Valuations Author Jay E. Fishman
ISBN-10 0764624032
Release 2004-03-01
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"Contains technical guidance and practice aids for performing business valuations, including engagement and representative letters, practice aids, worksheets, checklists, and drafting forms."



Cost of Capital

Cost of Capital Author Shannon P. Pratt
ISBN-10 9780470944929
Release 2010-10-26
Pages 255
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Praise for Fourth Edition of Cost of Capital Workbook and Technical Supplement "Pratt and Grabowski went the extra mile to supplement their magnum opus by providing this Workbook and Technical Supplement. As a finance professor for many years, I know from experience that students and teachers really value supplements to textbooks. It allows the teacher to help the student to review and apply what was presented in the text, and the PowerPoints are a great service to teachers in course preparation. The website provides various worksheets that show the inner workings of the models. I enthusiastically recommend the Workbook and Technical Supplement to finance professors and teachers and their students. —Daniel L. McConaughy, PhD, ASA, Professor of Finance, California State University, Northridge, Valuation Services, Crowe Horwath LLP "The Workbook and Technical Supplement provides a detailed tutorial on understanding and executing the theoretical concepts explained in the Fourth Edition. This supplement is three books in one. Part One is a step-by-step tutorial on estimating certain key components of the cost of equity capital. Part Two provides a bridge between the theory and some practical applications, such as estimating the cost of capital for real property. Parts Three and Four allow the readers to test their comprehension of the concepts and identify areas for a review. It is almost as good as having Professors Pratt and Grabowski looking over your shoulder to ensure that one is both comprehending and correctly implementing the complex concepts.." —Ashok Abbott, PhD, Associate Professor of Finance, College of Business & Economics, West Virginia University "This text provides the most comprehensive coverage of cost of capital issues that I have seen to date. Messrs. Pratt and Grabowski have created a very accessible and lucid treatment of what most would consider an opaque subject. The Fourth Edition is especially important for its new topics as well as expanded coverage of concepts from earlier editions. Of particular interest is the review of the extreme market conditions during the 2008–2009 crisis and the effect that the unprecedented volatility had on traditional cost of capital models. For years, Pratt and Grabowski's research has informed the business valuation curriculum of the American Society of Appraisers. This book will be added to our reading list, and thousands of students worldwide will benefit from the state?of?the?art content of the Fourth Edition and the companion Workbook and Technical Supplement. Furthermore, Cost of Capital, Fourth Edition should be a mandatory part of every valuation practitioner's library. If you buy this book, you can expect it to become well worn and remain on your desk within arm's length until the publication of the Fifth Edition." —John Barton, ASA, CPA, Chairman, Business Valuation Committee, ASA "Cost of capital is so much more complex than it used to be. With so many additional considerations regarding each variable of the cost of capital formula, this book is a must for anyone that needs to understand or develop a discount rate. Even the most experienced practitioner will benefit from the outstanding work of Pratt and Grabowski. This book has to become part of your library." —Gary R. Trugman, CPA/ABV, MCBA, ASA, MVS, President, Trugman Valuation Associates, Inc.



Business Valuation Discounts and Premiums

Business Valuation Discounts and Premiums Author Shannon P. Pratt
ISBN-10 9780470371480
Release 2009-04-27
Pages 472
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Leading authority Shannon Pratt demystifies discounts and premiums in business valuation "A must-read! Shannon Pratt continues to add to the business valuation body of knowledge." -Jay Fishman, FASA There is often more money in dispute in determining the discounts and premiums in a business valuation than in arriving at the pre-discount value itself. Discounts and premiums affect not only the value of the company, but also play a crucial role in determining the risk involved, control issues, marketability, and contingent liability, to name a few. Approaching a business valuation without a thorough understanding of all the ins and outs of discounts and premiums can cause a deal to topple like a house of cards. Business guru Shannon Pratt's critically acclaimed Business Valuation: Discounts and Premiums, Second Edition compiles all the key information practitioners need to successfully and accurately determine discounts and premiums in business valuation. Thoroughly updated throughout, this must-have tool of the trade for business appraisers, accountants, attorneys, and business owners now includes: New database chapters that help quantify the discount for lack of marketability Analysis of the most comprehensive database, with over 5,000 entries on transactions in minority interests in private company stocks prior to an IPO Scores of valuable court case citations Court cases covering divorces, gift, estate, income taxes, bankruptcies, corporate and partnership dissolutions, and ESOPs Many new, never-before-published studies providing real-world benchmarks that can be applied to the practitioner's own cases Learn how to master the complex issues of business valuation and capitalize on the numerous uses for discounts and premiums with the help of the most recognized authority on business valuation, Shannon Pratt.



Handbook of Business Valuation

Handbook of Business Valuation Author Thomas L. West
ISBN-10 UOM:49015001383711
Release 1992-01-16
Pages 464
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Written by top consultants, appraisers and brokers in the field. The approaches and methods discussed can be used by business buyers, sellers and appraisers for any type of appraisal assignment. Contributed chapters examine subjects such as business and real estate appraisals, valuation methods, special purpose methods, financial statements, appraisal reports, use and abuse of expert witnesses and more. Handy worksheets help users record asset values, calculate cash flow and compute value and up-to-date information assists users in meeting all legal and taxation requirements.



Valuation

Valuation Author McKinsey & Company Inc.
ISBN-10 9781118874134
Release 2015-07-31
Pages 848
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McKinsey & Company's #1 best-selling guide to corporate valuation, now in its sixth edition Valuation is the single best guide of its kind, helping financial professionals worldwide excel at measuring, managing, and maximizing shareholder and company value. This new sixth edition provides insights on the strategic advantages of value-based management, complete detailed instruction, and nuances managers should know about valuation and valuation techniques as applied to different industries, emerging markets, and other special situations. Valuation lies at the crossroads of corporate strategy and finance. In today's economy, it has become an essential role — and one that requires excellence at all points. This guide shows you everything you need to know, and gives you the understanding you need to be effective. Estimate the value of business strategies to drive better decision making Understand which business units a corporate parent is best positioned to own Assess major transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, and restructurings Design a capital structure that supports strategy and minimizes risk As the valuation function becomes ever more central to long- and short-term strategy, analysts and managers need an authoritative reference to turn to for answers to challenging situations. Valuation stands ahead of the field for its reputation, quality, and prestige, putting the solutions you need right at your fingertips.



A Reviewer s Handbook to Business Valuation

A Reviewer s Handbook to Business Valuation Author L. Paul Hood, Jr.
ISBN-10 1118025636
Release 2011-03-31
Pages 512
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Thorough guidance and detailed analysis of the valuation business engagement Discussing the practical aspects of business valuation that arise in the context of a tax valuation, this book provides you with detailed analysis of the valuation business engagement process. Detailed discussion is included of various cases outlining errors that appraisers have made in appraisal reports, as well as in-depth discussion of the current appraisal industry issues that are impacting tax valuations. Examines concepts and topics including level of value, the role of estate planners in the business valuation process, the use of appraisers in estate planning and litigation, and the appraiser identification/selection process Provides insight into the nature of the major appraisal trade associations Offers insights into preventing errors from getting into appraisal reports This helpful guide provides you with the detailed discussion you need on the various business valuation standards that have been promulgated by the Appraisal Standards Board as well as several appraisal trade associations.