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Understanding Business Valuations From Purpose to Product

Understand when to have a business valuation performed and what professional standards apply to these engagements.

Often times, business owners need to know the value of their business or interests therein. Whether it is for succession or exit planning purposes, a measure of economic damages, or for income, estate, gift tax purposes, knowing the value of the asset is critical to proper planning. This topic will help the persons advising business owners identify when it is appropriate to have a business valuation performed and what professional standards apply to these engagements. By understanding the different standards of value and valuation approaches, advisors can assist business owners in making critical decisions as well as making sure they are compliant with federal income, estate, and gift tax rules. These advisors will also be able to understand business valuation reports and schedules and provide meaningful input into the planning and compliance processes.

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Agenda

Reasons for a Business Valuation

  • Estate and Gift Tax Planning and Compliance
  • Merger and Acquisition
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Litigation
  • Valuation vs. Calculation Engagements

Understanding the Business Valuation Process

  • Appropriate Standard of Value
  • Various Valuation Approaches
  • Application of Discounts/Premiums

Income Approach

  • Forecasting Future Economic Income
  • Estimating a Discount Rate
  • Discounted Cash Flow vs. Capitalized Cash Flow

Market and Asset Approach

  • Guideline Publicly Company
  • Guideline Transactions
  • Adjusting Historical Assets to Applicable Value

Discounts and Premiums

  • Discount for Lack of Control
  • Discount for Lack of Marketability
  • Others
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This course was last revised on September 21, 2021.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 2.0
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 2.0
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

John T. Alfonsi, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CVA, MST

John T. Alfonsi, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE, CVA, MST

Cendrowski Corporate Advisors

  • Managing director of Cendrowski Corporate Advisors
  • Practice is focused on taxation of high-net-worth individuals and investment entities including partnerships and S corporations
  • Adjunct assistant professor at Walsh College where he teaches courses in their Masters of Science in Taxation program (partnership taxation and tax accounting)
  • Recognized valuation and economic damages expert in federal and various state circuit courts
  • Frequent speaker for the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants on topics covering taxation, business valuation, and forensic accounting
  • Member of the AICPA, MICPA, ACFE, NACVA and MVCA
  • M.S. degree in taxation; B.A. degree in business administration, University of Michigan - Dearborn
  • Can be contacted at 866-717-1607 or [email protected]
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Published 2021
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