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Separating Personal Goodwill in a Corporation Sale

A sale of a corporation under an asset sale arrangement should be carefully planned to establish the personal goodwill that may exist and if it is being sold in a “separate transaction” apart from the sale of the assets of the corporation. This is particularly true where a closely-held C corporation’s transaction deal is structured… Continue >>>

Valuation & Business Concentrations

Webster’s dictionary defines “concentration” as the act or process of concentrating, especially the fixing of close, undivided attention. In business valuation context, it is assessing a company’s risk profile and financial outlook. The presence of substantial concentrations (i.e., risks) frequently results in a lower value, than what otherwise might be expected. Concentrations, from a conceptual… Continue >>>

Are The Business Valuation Specialists Employed By American Business Appraisers Certified Appraisers?

Our Arizona business valuation analysts hold several designations in the business appraisal and equipment appraisal fields. As a certified appraiser, we offer valuation services including business valuation, equipment appraisal, and estate and gift tax services. Our Arizona business appraisal experts perform valuations nationwide. Learn more about our appraisal services by calling American Business Appraisers at… Continue >>>

We are considering acquiring a business. Can your certified business appraisers help?

Our certified Arizona business appraisers can provide business valuations when you are acquiring a business or business interest to help in determining an equitable price for both parties. Our independent appraisal services can also help with purchase price allocation to satisfy FASB’s 141R and 142 reporting requirements. Our appraisal services also include machinery and equipment… Continue >>>

Can A Business Valuation Help To Value Intellectual Property?

American Business Appraisers is Arizona’s business valuations leader and can value your intellectual property. Common values that are often requested from our Phoenix business appraisal firm are patents, brand names, customer lists, etc. Our certified appraisers and valuation analysts offer clients in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Goodyear, Tempe, and beyond business valuations for stock valuation, partnership appraisals,… Continue >>>

Startup Valuation Assignments

Startup type businesses get valued at various stages in their evolution. The key point here is startups need to undergo a series of valuation exercises at regular intervals; and the exercise is typically performed with limited financial data being available for the appraiser to use (with limited data being the norm). There are many approaches… Continue >>>

Tax Reform & Reasonable Compensation

The Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) contains a provision for reasonable compensation as defined in IRS Code Section 162. Reasonable compensation has always been an important issue in business valuation, but the TCJA has put a much brighter spotlight on the matter, which will be closer scrutinized starting in 2018. There is a new… Continue >>>

Is there a Doctor or Appraiser in the House?

Over the years, we at American Business Appraisers have come to appreciate the many similarities between the practices of medicine and business appraisal: Both involve science – careful, systematic observation and gathering of facts, Application of proven theories, Both involve art – the use of informed, reasoned judgments based on experience and training, Both physicians… Continue >>>

Can Your Business Appraisal Experts Help Me With A Buy-out Of My Business Partner?

As a leading Arizona business appraisal firm we are experienced in this area, and offer business appraisal services that can provide stock valuations of a partner’s share of the business. Our certified appraisers perform business appraisal services including business valuations, estate and gift tax services, machinery and equipment appraisals, and more. Learn why we are… Continue >>>

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