1. n. an enterprise dedicated to the art of engaging scientifically proven and legally upheld methodology to empirically derive the value of an interest in a business, intangible asset, litigation dispute, cost segregation study, or forensic investigation.
Value Defined performs valuation services for small businesses, middle market businesses, business owning families, and family offices. We perform business valuations for gift and estate tax, income tax, transactional, ESOP, financial reporting, litigation support and expert testimony as well as forensic investigations, and bankruptcy. Our services can help business owners determine business value, identify ways to grow the value of the business, buy other businesses, or ultimately exit the business.
We realize that the business owners have spent a lifetime working hard to build their business. We also know that the business owners have an expectation of what they need to sell their business to provide enough capital after tax to maintain their current life style, fund their philanthropic objectives or provide for their family.
For a small business or a company in the “middle market”, finding a ready, willing, and able buyer for the company is a tough job. Convincing potential buyers of your company’s value requires a thorough analysis of the business and a well-defined marketing strategy.
Transactions involving changes in a corporation’s control can oftentimes create the need to obtain an expertly derived, critically thorough and unbiased Fairness Opinion. Value Defined has proven invaluable to hundreds of investors and owners who are making transactional decisions regarding their financial futures.
Industry Compliance—Case Law Update, IRS 199A, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, SSARS 21-24
This session will present a practical review of recent court cases and valuation issues providing guidance for maintaining compliance with tax code, regulations, and court decisions. It will also address IRS Section 199A which provides many taxpayers a deduction for qualified business income from a qualified trade or business operated directly or through a pass-through entity.
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