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Posted by BEACo on January 19, 2017
For well over a year, the appraisal and estate planning communities anticipated that the IRS would introduce proposed changes to Section 2704 of its Code. The changes we assumed would address unreasonably high valuation discounts to interests in family limited partnerships holding marketable securities - formed solely for the alleged avoidance of paying taxes.
Posted by BEACo on November 1, 2016
As a Southern California business owner, determining the value of your business is one of the wisest decisions you can make. Whether you are looking to sell your business in the future, nearing the age of retirement, looking to expand your business, or planning for your personal life, knowing the value of your enterprise will arm you with the facts and figured needed to make sound professional decisions.
Posted by BEACo on April 25, 2016
In the course of a divorce, there are numerous assets on the table that will require proper valuation and division, so that each party is awarded their appropriate share. In Southern California and elsewhere, there are generally two approaches to dividing property in the event of a divorce.
Posted by BEACo on February 26, 2016
If you own a business in Southern California, you'll definitely need to have a business evaluation conducted before deciding to sell your business. However, that's not the only reason it is smart to have your Los Angeles area business valued by a business valuation expert.
Posted by BEACo on December 3, 2015
Estate planning is an important cog in the wheel of your overall financial planning efforts. As such, an appraisal of your estate is incredibly helpful for providing valuations for gifting and estate planning.
Posted by BEACo on March 16, 2015
We recently valued a corporation for the filing of Form 706, U.S. Estate Tax Return, whose primary business activity and profitability had eroded over the years.