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Understanding Business Valuation - 6th Edition

February 2022 Hardcover, PDF

Gary Trugman

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

In this exciting new edition of Understanding Business Valuation, Gary Trugman takes his characteristic talent for simplifying the technical and complex to even greater heights.  In his easy-to-read and understand style he covers all the bases with valuation approaches, methods, and techniques. Trugman identifies critical points in his callout notes throughout the publication.  Learn more >>

Letter to the Editor: Response to a Reader’s Comments Concerning the Kress Case

The Kress case has received a great deal of attention on a number of valuation fronts, most notably that both the taxpayer and the government tax affected the earnings of the subject S corp. This letter to the editor is a response to comments on the case made by an IRS analyst.

A special announcement on the 20th anniversary of Gross

On July 29, 1999, a landmark case rocked the business valuation world.

Kress and S Corp Valuations: Be a Little Cautious

Details have emerged about the methodology the government’s valuation expert used in the Kress gift tax case. The case is important because both sides tax affected the earnings of the subject S corp, which is contrary to the position the IRS and the Tax Court have taken in the past.

Hope for clarity on S corp valuations

The recent Kress case indicates approval of S corp tax affecting, but the court was neutral on the issue of an S corp premium (see prior coverage).

Details emerge on Kress S corp valuation

The Kress gift tax case is brimming with valuation issues (see our prior coverage), but one aspect in particular has captured the valuation community’s attention.

Questions surround reach of Kress S corp tax-affecting decision

One of the questions arising in the much-debated Kress gift tax case is how much precedent value the court’s decision has.

Testing the S Corp Value Premium for Realism and Reasonableness

Not long ago, we attended the author’s session at a NACVA conference where she presented on this topic. We asked her for this article, which has some key takeaways from that session as well as from a longer paper she wrote.

Valuing an S-corporation? Ten books and articles you absolutely should read

View a list of essential reading for business appraisers preparing to value an S corporation, from valuation expert and former IRS territory manager, Michael Gregory.

Internal IRS memo unearthed re: S corp valuations

During a webinar, Michael Gregory (Michael Gregory Consulting LLC) discussed an internal IRS memo he recently obtained via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that has implications for valuing noncontrolling interests in S corps.

How to Conduct an S Corp Valuation for the IRS Given IRS Internal Memorandums

Join Michael Gregory for a discussion on two recently obtained internal IRS memorandums so that you can work more effectively with the IRS on estate and gift tax valuations. These memorandums shed light on how the IRS approaches valuing S corporation valuations and what you need to consider when preparing an S corporation valuation for federal tax purposes. The memorandums recommend consideration of both Revenue Ruling 59-60 and the IRS Job Aid on Non-Controlling Interests.

Inside Pratt’s Stats: Impact of Entity Form on Selling Price (Part 2)

Based on the results of various statistical analyses of Pratt’s Stats transactional data, this article explains how transaction size and the entity form support the existence (and the magnitude) of the “pass-through entity premium.”

Testing the S-Corp Value Premium for Realism and Reasonableness

For almost fifty years, the field of finance and the valuation profession have deliberated over the potential impact of taxation on security prices and costs of capital as well as the value effects of the tax attributes of pass-through entities (PTEs). Hundreds of papers on these topics have been published. Analytic models that offer various approaches to problem resolution have been proposed. Some have been widely used. Debates have been held in court and out.

Valuing S Corporations: An Extension of the S Corporation Economic Adjustment Model

Following a series of US Tax Court decisions during the late 1990s and early 2000s, appraisers revisited how to value privately held S corporations. In particular, the key issue concerned how to account for the differing tax burdens between C corporations and S corporations when financial data from the former are used to appraise minority interests in the latter. One method developed to address this issue is the Van Vleet model—also known as the S ...

Business Valuations and the IRS: Five Books In One

March 2018 Softcover (852 pages)

Michael Gregory

Birch Grove Publishing

Business Valuations and the IRS:Five Books in One, written by expert Michael Gregory, is specifically for business appraisers, expert witnesses, and those who work with or may need to work with the IRS regarding business valuations.This must-have publication aids the reader in understanding classification, the IRS review processes and structure, and how to resolve conflicts with the IRS. Learn more >>

S Corp model now in Tax Court

At the recent NYSSCPA business valuation conference in New York City, Daniel Van Vleet (Stout Risius Ross) told the audience that the Van Vleet model (S corporation economic adjustment model) is being used for the first time in a pending U.S. Tax Court case. What’s more, both the IRS and the taxpayer are using it in this case, says Van Vleet.

A few nuggets from the NYSSCPA BV conference

BVWire provides a few key takeaways from the recent annual business valuation conference of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) in New York City.

BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2015

February 2015 978-1-62150-047-6 PDF (262 pages)

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

The BVR Legal and Court Case Yearbook 2015 is essential for business valuation professionals and attorneys to stay current on the most important legal issues confronting the profession. The Yearbook covers marital disputes, breach of contract actions, damages, dissenting shareholder disputes, estate and gift tax cases, federal taxation, intellectual property cases, bankruptcy litigation, and more. Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015

February 2015 978-1-62150-048-3 PDF

BVR (editor)

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

BVR has you covered with the latest news in the business valuation profession! Get your Business Valuation Update Yearbook 2015 now to stay up to date with the most innovative approaches and techniques, leading conferences, new court decisions and changes in regulations and standards in the profession with on-the-ground reporting from valuation experts, thought-leaders and the BVR editorial team. Learn more >>

Taxes and Value: The Ongoing Research and Analysis Relating to the S Corporation Valuation Puzzle

April 2015 Hardcover, PDF (154 pages)

Keith Sellers, Nancy Fannon

Business Valuation Resources, LLC

Seven years in the making, Taxes and Value: The Ongoing Research and Analysis Relating to the S Corporation Valuation Puzzle guide provides a substantive contribution to the controversial issue of how to value pass-through entities. Authors Nancy Fannon and Keith Sellers present the findings of decades of academic research on the impact of taxes on firm value and demonstrate that historical market returns impound the effects of shareholder taxes.   Learn more >>

Business Valuation Update

The Business Valuation Update (BVU), a monthly newsletter with searchable online access, includes new thinking from leading professionals, detailed reports from valuation conferences, analysis of new business valuation approaches, thorough analysis of “landmark” legal cases in key business valuation issues, regulatory and standards updates, and much more. Learn more >>

IRS S Corp Job Aid is now available

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