Small business owners face numerous situations in which their businesses must be valued, including divorce, the sale of a business, arranging for business continuation in the event of retirement, death and/or disability. This volume offers non-appraisal professionals a practical guide to valuation. It provides a complete overview of the techniques of business valuation, including factors influencing business valuation, various valuation approaches, and valuation calculations.
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Any accountant can calculate the value of a business enterprise's plant, amcinery, and physical assets, but the true value of a business is its combination of tangible and intangible assets. In today's rapidly changing business environment, miscalculation of this crucial bottom-line number often leads to costly misunderstandings and disagreements.
The Business of Business Valuation shows you how to build a bridge between management, financial and tax considerations to gauge the true value of a going concern. With its detailed explanation of components and processes of business valuation, this timely reference is the only book you will need to build a substantial valuation practice. Front to back, The Business Of Business Valuation contains guidelines to help you:
* Market your growing valuation practice to both new and existing clients in cases of business transactions, taxation, divorce, and, estate settlement.
* Recognize and avoid actual, or even the appearance of, conflicts of interest
* Know what clients will expect from you--and what you should expect from them.
In addition, sample engagement letters and sample valuation reports provide examples and can be used as a guide. these hypothetical situations walk you step-by-step through the creation of a business valuation, eliminating surprises that can hinder an effective valuation.
Beyond nuts-and-bolts operation descriptions and explanations, The Business of Business Valuation takes time to explore the future of business valuation, including:
* Trends that will positively impact the direction of valuation careers
* A concise skill profile for valuators--descriptions of necessary coursework for tomorrow's valuators, plus "skills they don't teach you in school"
* In-depth discussions of ethics and advocacy, and how they can be integrated into a successful valuation practice
As the pace of business accelerates, the need for qualified, professional business valuators will also increase. Let The Business Of Business Valuation act as you handbook for carving out a career in this exciting field, and building a successful valuation business.From the Back Cover:
Your One Source for Complete Business Valuatin Expertise. business valuation is the fastest growing niche in the accounting, finance, and economic professions. a successful valuation practice, however, requires more than simply plugging numbers into a ready-made formula. Today's valuation clients want well-rounded business professionals using proven techniques, business partners with judgement and intuition honest by education, training, and experience. The Business of Business Valuation is your bridge to a rewarding career in business valuation's front line. Veteran business valuators Gary e. Jones and Dirk e. Van Dyke have written the first book to integrate every key factor for valuation success, with detailed coverage og: Tools to help you get certified by the American Society of Appraisers, Institute of Business Appraisers, national Association of Certified Value Analysts, and more; The 3 major phases of every comprehensive business valuation, including research and data gathering, analysis, and estimation and reporting of value; Effective procedures for working with clients beyond the valuation, improving the values of both their business and your own; How to most accurately calculate risk premium, growth rate to use in capitalization, and excess earnings premium; Common pitfalls to watch for--any one of which can handicap and ultimately undermine the valuation process. While a strong accounting background is necessary for quality business valuation, it comprises only a part of what you need. From rules for effectively marketing your services, through the engagement, assessment, and actual production of a comprehensive, quality business valuation, let the Business of business Valuation be your guidebook for mastering the entire business valuation process.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0786304871
Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110786304871