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To Restructure or Liquidate

When a business finds itself on the road to serious financial trouble and unable to obtain…

What’s Your Company Worth? The Art of Valuation

by Moira Vetter, Forbes Contributor Anytime you begin discussing entrepreneurship and finance, the topic turns to…

Synergistic Value vs Fair Market Value

We were recently engaged to value a national retail company because the owner wants to groom…

Valuing Intellectual Property

The nature of big business has changed dramatically over the years. Up through the 1970s in…

Is This Tech Bubble Less Scary?

In our minds, a recent Wall Street Journal Article entitled “Why This Tech Bubble Is Less…

IRS Releases New S-Corp Valuation Job Aid

The 2001 decision of Gross v. Commissioner (Gross v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 1999-254, affd. 272 F.3d…

Discount for Lack of Marketability (DLOM) in NY Fair Value

DLOM’s in New York statutory fair value cases continue to be a highly unsettled issue. Following…

New York DLOM Ruling: Discount for Lack of Marketability not “Mandatory”

Zelouf v. Zelouf, 2014 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 4341 (Oct. 6, 2014) When it comes to valuing…

Goodwill worth Zero or $93 Million? Estate of Adell v. Commissioner

Estate of Adell v. Commissioner, 2014 Tax Ct. Memo LEXIS 155 (Aug. 4, 2014) In a…