This and other questions continue to bedevil the BV profession in its estate and gift tax practice. For example: are the guideline public company method and its use of comparable entities/transactions under heightened scrutiny by the Tax Court? And what about the income approach—how do BV experts prove the credibility of their normalization adjustments, reliance on management projections, calculation of the cost of capital (including the discount rate); and of course, that continuing tempest in the Tax Court, determination of marketability discounts? The IRS’s fractional interest model continues to cause quite a stir, as does the ever-present specter of a Daubert challenge to expert testimony and valuation reports.
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