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Utilize Valuation Discounts for Gift and Estate Tax Savings
Insights - 11/23/2021

Utilize Valuation Discounts for Gift and Estate Tax Savings

As valuation experts, we are often called upon by clients, estate planning attorneys, and other CPAs to provide an opinion as to discounts applicable to gifts of minority interests in limited liability companies (LLCs) and Family Limited Partnerships (FLPs).

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Current State of the M&A Markets
Insights - 11/10/2021

Current State of the M&A Markets

Chris Hatten, Managing Director, speaks about the current state of the M&A markets.

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Business Valuations Can Bring Massive Benefits – Does Yours?
Insights - 11/08/2021

Business Valuations Can Bring Massive Benefits – Does Yours?

Business value cannot be determined – unless it is measured. Savvy executives who leverage credible valuations are positioned for success.

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Business Combination Accounting: Challenging Reporting Standards for Buyers
Insights - 11/02/2021

Business Combination Accounting: Challenging Reporting Standards for Buyers

After an entity changes hands, the buyer must satisfy U.S. GAAP financial reporting standards defining whether the transaction is subject to business combination accounting.

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Insights - 10/19/2021

Tax Planning Strategies for Selling Your Business – Part 2

One of the best ways to increase and preserve your family’s wealth when considering selling your business is smart tax planning. Often, taxes tend to be one of the most important strategies and negotiating points during the sale discussions.

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Insights - 10/12/2021

Limitation of Deductions for Interest Expense ‒ Impact on M&A Transactions

For tax year 2021, business interest expense deduction limitations return to their pre-COVID levels, impacting a broad range of business activities, including merger and acquisitions (M&As). 

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Insights - 09/28/2021

Make Your Business More Valuable by Being Replaceable

The more valuable an owner is to the business, the less valuable the business will be. Most buyers are looking to buy a business, not a job. 

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Insights - 09/21/2021

A Turnaround Story: Strategic Lessons to Improve Performance

Over the last two years, many companies faced unprecedented challenges due to the economic shutdown as COVID hit. Many industries did well ‒ pharmaceutical, manufacturers of barbeque equipment, streaming services to name a few.

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Insights - 09/14/2021

Business Combination Accounting: Focus on the Buyer’s Needs to Move Transaction Forward

When an entity changes hands there are many moving parts. One of the most important considerations revolves around the potential buyer’s need for information that will help move the process along...

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Insights - 09/08/2021

Tax Planning Strategies for Selling Your Business – Part 1

One of the best ways to increase and preserve your family’s wealth is smart tax planning. Taxes often tend to be one of the most important negotiating points. 

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