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Business Valuation: A Review of the Essentials (4171372E)

Date:Monday, January 29, 2018
Time:9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
(Registration at 9:00 AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:8.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Richard S. Barnes
Vendor:California CPA Education Foundation
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$245.00 FICPA Members, $365.00 Non-Members


Gain essential knowledge, skills and training to perform business valuations. Learn how such valuations relate to gift and estate tax planning, succession planning, buy-sell agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and general business planning. Explore special business valuation applications, including GAAP's fair value, family law and dissolution valuations.

  • Identify business valuation steps and reasons for their order.
  • Recognize key terms related to business valuation.
  • Determine common errors made in valuing businesses and how to avoid them.
  • Identify trends in business valuation, including how to apply the AICPA's business valuation standards to your practice.

Major Topics:
  • Purposes for which a business interest may be valued.
  • Define the interest to be valued: standard, premise and level of value.
  • Approaches to valuing a business and when to use them.
  • Valuation adjustments.
  • GAAP fair value.
  • California valuation issues.
  • Revenue rulings, case law and standards related to business valuation.

Who Should Attend:

CPAs and other professionals who want to understand the key elements of business valuations.

General knowledge of business structures, business ownership, business operations and finance.

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