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Double Dipping: Income, Assets, and Double Counting in Divorce

In the first installment of BVR's Advanced Webinar Series on Business Valuation in Divorce, experts Stacy Collins and Don DeGrazia join attorney Adam John Wolff to examine how financial experts can avoid the double counting of income and assets in a marital dissolution. From practical guidance on best practices to regulatory and jurisdictional considerations, this experienced and knowledgeable panel will address how to recognize so-called "double dips" and how to properly value various business aspects ...

Valuing Assisted Living Facilities

Highly regulated, dependent on a variety of income sources, and real estate-intensive, assisted living facilities pose a number of challenges to both operators and appraisers. Yet knowing how to parse through these variables to determine a defensible conclusion of value is a task familiar to many business valuators. In this webinar, Part 8 of BVR's 2012 Online Symposium on Healthcare Valuation, experts Alan Simons and Deb Freeland join BVR for a look at the numerous ...

Valuing Machinery & Equipment

Valuing Machinery & Equipment Teleconference Transcript July 29, 2008 Moderator: John Harris, of the NEBB Institute Panelists: Dr. Stanley Pollock of Professional Practice Planners George Abraham of Business Evaluation Systems ...

Valuing Machinery & Equipment

Valuing Machinery & Equipment Teleconference Handbook July 29, 2008 Moderator: John Harris, of the NEBB Institute Panelists: Dr. Stanley Pollock of Professional Practice Planners George Abraham of Business Evaluation Systems KC Conrad of American ...

Mock IRS Audit: Real World Valuation Examples on Working With the IRS (A BVR Web Workshop)

During this session Mike Gregory and Bryant Lancaster will provide you with a real-world mock estate IRS audit example based on a case the two worked on together. After a couple of real-world “war stories” and an initial introduction to IRS processes and procedures to help you understand the mock audit, Mike and Bryant will play the roles of the IRS business valuer and the taxpayer’s business valuer while narrating the process to help you ...

Valuation Jubilee: Celebrating BVR’s 500th Event

Don’t miss the all-star lineup for the "Valuation Jubilee: Celebrating BVR's 500th Event." Spend a half day listening to this master class session and learn from the profession's thought leaders as they deliver concise lessons that make an extraordinary impact on your practice and career. Hear expert after expert share the knowledge they’ve gained throughout the years. The business valuation profession has progressed (and so has BVR, remember our teleconferences, anyone?), and we are excited ...

Valuations vs. Calculations: Advice and Guidance From Professional Standards

At first glance, the choice between a valuation and a calculation is simple. Each is a well-defined option for the business appraisal process, with a clear scope and a clear outcome. A closer look, however, reveals many questions and gray areas. How, for instance, should an appraiser reconcile the definitions SSVS and USPAP put forth? What liabilities, if any, are an appraiser exposed to under either a calculation or a valuation? In Valuations vs. Calculations ...

The New ROI: Return on Individuals (Keynote Quarterly)

Ask anyone from the CEO to the shipping clerk about the organization's most valuable asset, and you'll get the same answer: "The people!" However, when it comes to the valuation of that organization, especially in terms of intangible assets, items such as patents and trademarks wind up seeming to be more valuable. How can that be? Simple: They're more quantifiable. Join our panel discussion with Dave Bookbinder (Pine Hill Valuation), Laura Queen (29Bison), Al Cini ...

What the IRS Looks for in a Business Valuation Report

What does the IRS looks for in a business valuation report? Join Mike Gregory with fresh insights from his latest book, Business Valuations and the IRS, Five Books in One (2018) as he addresses the most common errors in business valuation reports, what you can do to avoid these types of errors, should your report be audited, and how to work with the IRS to resolve issues. Links will be provided to the IRS Job ...

Latest Issues in Valuing Auto Dealerships

Join Tim York and Adam Lawyer to learn about the multitude of considerations to take into account when valuing an auto dealership valuation, including franchise, location, real estate, management, and more. Today’s dealership valuation environment is further impacted by a new wave of investment capital stemming from private equity and family office investor entry. In addition to the challenges related to private equity/family office side, there is often a lack of understanding in terms of ...

Asset Tracking and Fraud Analysis in Divorce

Part 4 of BVR's Advanced Webinar Series on Business Valuation in Divorce features experts Donald DeGrazia and Donald Glenn on how to identify, analyze, and quantify claims for fraud in marital dissolutions. Whether for purposes of tracking assets or assessing fraud, DeGrazia and Glenn will show how appraisers can put their skills to work to benefit their clients.

What Business Valuators Need to Know When Preparing a DLOM for the IRS

In September 2009, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published "Discount for Lack of Marketability: Job Aid for IRS Valuation Professionals." This document, "Developed by Engineering/Valuation Program DLOM Team," provides guidance for IRS agents and engineers on areas of application and analysis of common methods of determining discounts for lack of marketability (DLOM) as well as the data that go into these determinations. In "What Business Valuators Need to Know When Preparing a DLOM for the IRS ...

Valuing Radio Stations

In its sweeping and expansive decision in Estate of Gallagher, the U.S. Tax Court addressed many facets of the valuation process and, it would seem, the valuation profession. Yet, amid the introspective and searching analyses of the decision, most attention was deflected away from the businesses being valued themselves: media companies. While the focus has been set on discounted cash flows and other valuation techniques, one question remains: how much do we really know about ...

Valuation and the IRS: Update for 2019

What are the implications of the government shut down on the IRS’s ability to audit business valuation returns in 2019? What steps should you take if your appraisal is audited by the IRS? In this must-attend webinar, expert Michael Gregory will answer these questions and cover key areas such as the top three business valuation appraisal audit areas by the IRS. Attendees will come away with recommendations on how to work with the IRS given ...

How the IRS Determines Reasonable Compensation and What You Should Do

In the most up-to-date commentary on reasonable compensation and the IRS, Mike Gregory, the original champion with the IRS on this issue, gives commentary on how to determine reasonable compensation for federal tax purposes. With fresh insight from developing his latest book, Business Valuations and the IRS, Five Books in One, Gregory will cover three IRS Job Aids including highlights of the Job Aid on Reasonable Compensation. He'll then critique each and offer valuable insights ...

Advanced Workshop on Estate and Gift Valuations for the IRS

Of late, much uncertainty has surrounded appraisals for estate and gift tax purposes. Though as financial experts watch judicial action and legislative inaction closely for signs of change and stability, the work of estate and gift appraisals continues with a singular constant: the Internal Revenue Service as reviewer. In the Advanced Workshop on Estate and Gift Valuations for the IRS, expert Michael Gregory, a former territory manager with the IRS, joins BVR for an in-depth examination ...

Letter to the Editor: Comments on a Recent Article on the FMV of Physician Compensation

A letter in response to the article, “Dietrich and Smith’s Debate Challenge Re: FMV of Physician Pay,” that appeared in the March 2018 issue of Business Valuation Update that presents new thinking and approaches.

Dietrich and Smith’s Debate Challenge Re: FMV of Physician Pay

Mark Dietrich and Tim Smith will debate anyone who disagrees with their views on the fair market value of physician compensation, views that refute conventional wisdom. BVR will provide a forum for the debate.

New Approach to FMV of Physician Pay Could End Hospital Woes

Unless there’s a change of mindset over the fair market value of physician compensation, hospitals will stay on the government’s radar for fraud and abuse claims. At the recent AICPA Healthcare Industry Conference, speakers at several sessions refuted con ...

The market for medical practice consolidation is hot right now

SP: Rick, why should the current wave of medical practice consolidations be so exciting to our readers? RH: The market for medical practices is hot right now. The consolidation play going on in ...

How Technical and Professional Components of Ancillary Revenue Affect Medical Practice Values

Valuing a medical business is like any other--it requires an understanding of how revenue is generated—what products or services are sold, how much revenue comes from each, and knowledge of competing products or services and competing sellers. For medical ...

Book Review: The Updated BVR/AHLA Guide to Healthcare Valuation: More Valuable Than Ever

Healthcare is arguably the most complicated segment of our economy, and reform legislation promises further challenges ahead. The new BVR/AHLA Guide to Healthcare Valuation, third edition, edited by Mark O. Dietrich, builds upon the excellent previous edi ...

Physician Distribution, Mobility, Fair Market Value, and Compensation Surveys

An analysis of regional differences in physician compensation coupled with the general tendency against long-distance relocation shows there is no national market for established physicians. Rather, local market conditions must be considered in setting fair market value.

How the Healthcare Industry Misuses and Abuses Survey Data

Compensation survey data do not provide a complete and precise depiction of the physician marketplace for any physician deal. The authors debunk the current “survey says” paradigm and provide the foundation for a completely new standard for the fair market value of physician clinical compensation.

Avoiding the Valuation of Referrals in a Healthcare Context

When valuing an arrangement that involves a healthcare entity and physicians, valuation analysts must proceed with a great deal of caution. The valuation cannot—in any shape or form—be based on any consideration of anticipated referrals. If it is, the hos ...

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