IRS tops valuation downloads

BVWireIssue #64-1
January 9, 2008

Nearly 1000 visitors downloaded the IRS BV Guidelines in 2007, which is just one of over thirty free valuation downloads at  The second most popular: “Goodwill Hunting in Divorce,” is a current, case-by-case summary on the distinction between enterprise and professional goodwill in U.S. jurisdictions.  Keep in mind that these downloads were available all year long, and while the Goodwill summary garnered over 800 downloads, the one on “Quantifying Specific Company Risk”—released in early 2007—was captured by over 730 visitors.  And “Comparing the Simplified Model to the Traditional Model” (excerpted from Fannon’s Guide to the Valuation of Subchapter S Corporations), which was just made available during November 2007, was downloaded over 220 times.

New Goodwill overview:  The latest free download is “Goodwill: Where Are We? How Did We Get Here? What Do We Do About It?”  This introduction to BVR’s Guide to Personal v. Enterprise Goodwill, 2008 edition, is written by David Wood and provides an excellent summary of the key issues.  To be among the first to download the article, click here.  

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