Archive 2018-124: Valuing Small Businesses Part II




Archive 2018-124: Valuing Small Businesses Worth Less than $10 million PART II

NOTE: This is Part I of the two-part Series. Purchase Part I at this link  Archive Webinar 123 Part I.
**Webinar 124: Live Broadcast Date: October 11, 2018 ***

Speaker:  Jim Hitchner, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA and Jim Alerding, CPA/ABV, ASA

Valuing small businesses (less than $10 million in value) is often more difficult than valuing larger businesses. You will learn solutions to key issues unique to small businesses including: practice and personal goodwill, key person, noncompete agreements, marketability, liquidity and transferability, divorce, compensation, pass-through entities, information challenges, and valuation approaches and methodologies.

Part Two (10/11/18)

Solutions to key issues in valuing small businesses:
• Simplifying the S-corp issue on taxes
• Efficiencies in calculating discounts
• Goodwill – personal vs. enterprise vs. salable vs. unsalable
• Goodwill – quantitative vs. qualitative methods
• Dealing with buying a job value
• When the net asset value method is applicable
• When there are too little data and too little access for a valuation opinion
• How information challenges can create disharmony with BV standards
• Efficient report writing ideas
• The use of shortcuts

Learning Objectives:

Over the two-part series, the participant will learn:

  • The key issues and solutions in valuing small businesses (less than $1 million in value, $1 million to $5 million in value, and $5 million to $10 million in value)
  • How to deal with personal goodwill (salable and unsalable) vs. enterprise goodwill vs. key person vs. noncompete agreements
  • Options when information is unavailable or withheld
  • The impact of the TCJA
  • How to supportably apply valuation methods
  • How to deal with normalization adjustments
  • How to tax affect pass-through entities
  • Key divorce issues
  • Discounts and premiums

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