Covenant Not to Compete Key to Intangible Asset Value

Business Valuation UpdateVol. 4 No. 10
Legal and Court Case Update
October 1998
8721 Accounting, Auditing, and Bookkeeping Services
541219 Other Accounting Services
federal taxation

William Norwalk, et al. v. CIR
T.C. Memo. 1998-279
July 30, 1998
Federal Court
United States Tax Court


The principal issue underlying these consolidated cases is the fair market value of the corporation's assets on the date of distribution.

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William Norwalk, et al. v. CIR

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