It is not uncommon for litigation to stem from disagreements over the value of privately-held companies and ownership interests in those entities. In those situations, the parties often discuss many different values as they attempt to reach a resolution.
Business longevity is creating a business that can survive a change in ownership and/or management and thrive for many years. Preparing your company for longevity maximizes the likelihood of a successful exit in terms of price and overall outcome.
It’s a common myth that spouses always divide their assets evenly between them if they get divorced. While it’s true that assets are typically divided between a couple in cases of marital dissolution, such division of property may not necessarily be equal.
While equity value, enterprise value, and invested capital value are related, there are significant differences between them. Understanding those differences is a crucial component in reaching an appropriate transaction price.
As a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, alimony payments will no longer be deductible under divorce agreements entered into after December 31, 2018. So, what does this change mean for divorcing spouses and their counsel? Simply put, alimony payments will no longer be taxable to recipients.
We have waited in limbo for the past year to learn the fate of these proposed changes to the tax code. Just over a week ago, the estate and gift tax planning world finally received some closure.
Sean Saari, CPA / ABV / CVA / MBA, authored a feature article in the July/August 2017 edition of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal.
Do you have a direct ownership interest in a privately held company? Or did your company grant you stock options, stock appreciation rights, or another kind of stock-based compensation? If so, do you know what your business interest is worth?
One of my favorite games as a kid was the murder-mystery classic Clue. Do you remember trying to deduce the culprit, the murder weapon and the room in which the attack took place? “I think it was Colonel Mustard in the kitchen with the candlestick.” “I think it was Mrs. Peacock in the hall with […]