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Author: Bill Quackenbush

Treasury Dept Considers Eliminating 2016 Rule on Valuation Discounts

On July 7, 2017 the Treasury Department published a notice proposing to revoke eight tax regulations…

Does “4 Ways to Grow Your Business” translate to increased value? (Part 3)

In this last post on the topic of how growing your business can increase value, let’s…

Does “4 Ways to Grow Your Business” translate to increased value? (Part 2)

In part one of this post I presented a very simplistic value model and showed how…

Does “4 Ways to Grow Your Business” translate to increased value? (part 1)

Many consultants talk about the 4 ways to grow your business. The 4 ways they quote…

Reasonable Certainty in Economic Damages

The first case that required my testimony in court 18 years ago involved economic damages from…

Porter: The Five Competitive Forces That Shape Strategy

In 1979 Michael Porter wrote an article that was published in the Harvard Business Review, entitled,…

Key Insights from a Business Valuation

The nature of the business valuation environment requires us to remain independent and report on our…

Tangible Business Asset Values

When valuing a business or business ownership interest, generally there is an assumption that the value…

How Would IRS Proposed Changes to IRC 2704 Affect Valuation Discounts?

Earlier this month, the IRS proposed regulations that could seriously curtail the use of valuation discounts…