When a Business Valuation is Not Possible

Sometimes situations arise where parties desire to have a business appraised but do not have sufficient financial records for the business valuator to perform a valuation. There are two levels of business valuations that have different professional standards and...

SBA 7(a) Loans – Requirements for Business Valuations

For every business owner, having access to adequate funds to sustain and grow their business represents the lifeblood of the company. The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 7(a) loan program gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to obtain financing in situations that...

Tax Deductions for Divorce Clients

Tax time is approaching and you may want to make your clients aware of some possible tax deductions related to legal fees. In general, the Internal Revenue Code allows a deduction (within limits) for reasonable and necessary expenses incurred in the production of...

Common Business Valuation Myths

  Myth: I only need a business valuation if I am selling my business. Truth: From obtaining SBA loans to property distribution during a divorce, there are many reasons that business owners need a business valuation. Check out our blog Why All Businesses Should Have a...

Why All Businesses Should Have a Current Business Valuation

There are many reasons people decide that they want to own a business. Some want the feeling of freedom that comes with taking control of their financial situation. Some want the fulfillment of building something from the ground up. Others want to provide a needed...

Income Approach in Business Valuations

The income approach is a very liable approach to valuing a business that is used by both valuation experts and investors. However, when applying the Discounted Future Earnings method, caution must be exercised that the financial projections on which the valuation is based are reliable and not biased to affect the outcome.