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Purchasing Cannabis

Valuation

Unique Considerations Challenge Cannabis Business Valuations

The cannabis industry currently looks a lot like a combination of the1940s advent of gambling in Las Vegas and the repeal of prohibition in the 1933. The status of the industry...

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Valuation

Alternative Approaches to Valuing Cannabis Businesses

As of September 30, 2020, cannabis has been legalized for medical applications in 33 states and for adult use in 11 states and the District of Columbia. United States cannabis sales...

Awards

HBK Valuation Group’s Zahner Named a 2020 NACVA “40 Under 40” Honoree

Valuation

Valuing Your Business in the Wake of COVID-19: Key Considerations

senior owner watering plants at restaurant

Valuation

Depressed Business Valuations: An Opportune Time for Estate and Exit Planning

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Perspectives

Pandemic Spurs Fraudulent Activities

During a crisis like COVID-19, fraudsters move quickly to develop new schemes to take advantage of consumers through misinformation and scare tactics.

Valuation

The Landscape Is Changing for Business Owners Looking to Exit

Like most things, the buying and selling of businesses has taken a pause as the nation works its way through the COVD-19 crisis...

Valuation

Kress v. U.S. — A Win for Taxpayers and Validation for Valuators

The topic of tax-affecting subchapter S corporations has fueled a heated debate between the IRS and valuation professionals for many years. The IRS position has been that, because S Corporations pay...

Valuation

Cothran Named HBKVG Director in West Palm Beach

Christopher G. Cothran, CPA, CVA, CGMA, has joined HBK Valuation Group LLC (HBKVG) as a Director in the firm’s West Palm Beach, Florida office. HBKVG is an affiliate of HBK CPAs...

Valuation

IRS Denial of Certain Cannabis-Based Tax Deductions is Confirmed

In a United States Tax Court case1 decided November 29, 2018, the court reaffirmed the Internal Revenue Service’s disallowance of certain deductions...

Valuation

Top Five Mistakes People Make When Going Through a Divorce

We’ve all heard the saying that on their deathbeds, people never regret not having worked more. Nor is it likely that any dying wish would involve...

Valuation

HBK CPAs & Consultants Among Fastest-Growing Great Lakes Firms

HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK) is one of the fastest growing CPA firms in the country according to the 2018 Inside Public Accounting (IPA) magazine poll...

Valuation

Taxation Related to Cannabis Industry is Complicated

During his campaign, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) made his intentions to fast track the expansion of New Jersey's medical marijuana program clear...

Valuation

IRS Issues Updated 2018 Withholding Tables

In the wake of passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) late last year, the IRS has taken one of the first critical steps to institute the law’s overhaul...

Valuation

Brabender Mascetta Pattison to Merge with HBK CPAs & Consultants

HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK) announced today the signing of a conclusive merger agreement under which the appraisal firm Brabender Mascetta Pattison...

Valuation

A Brief Update on the IRS Proposed Regulations to Eliminate Gift and Estate Planning Discounts

In August 2016, the IRS has released proposed regulations that would drastically reduce the tax advantages of certain estate planning strategies...

Valuation

External Factors in a Business Valuation

Do you know what your business is worth right now? Practically speaking, it is worth what the highest bidder is willing to pay for it -- no more or...

Valuation

Why Breadth in Valuation Service Capabilities Matters to Equity Investors and Start-Ups

Valuation

How to Maximize Value When Exiting a Private Business

Can you believe that the oldest Baby Boomers (who were born in 1946) will turn 70 this year? Although a lot of younger Boomers continue to be...

Valuation

Many Financing Options Exist for Contractors Who Know Where to Look

Relying on credit to cover lean times during projects or payment delays shouldn't be a habit. However, for many construction companies...

Purchasing Cannabis

Valuation

Unique Considerations Challenge Cannabis Business Valuations

The cannabis industry currently looks a lot like a combination of the1940s advent of gambling in Las Vegas and the repeal of prohibition in the 1933. The status of the industry...

Colorized Marijuana Plant Buds Growing Under Warehouse Lights

Valuation

Alternative Approaches to Valuing Cannabis Businesses

As of September 30, 2020, cannabis has been legalized for medical applications in 33 states and for adult use in 11 states and the District of Columbia. United States cannabis sales...

Valuation

Valuing Your Business in the Wake of COVID-19: Key Considerations

senior owner watering plants at restaurant

Valuation

Depressed Business Valuations: An Opportune Time for Estate and Exit Planning

Valuation

The Landscape Is Changing for Business Owners Looking to Exit

Like most things, the buying and selling of businesses has taken a pause as the nation works its way through the COVD-19 crisis...

Valuation

Kress v. U.S. — A Win for Taxpayers and Validation for Valuators

The topic of tax-affecting subchapter S corporations has fueled a heated debate between the IRS and valuation professionals for many years. The IRS position has been that, because S Corporations pay...

Valuation

Cothran Named HBKVG Director in West Palm Beach

Christopher G. Cothran, CPA, CVA, CGMA, has joined HBK Valuation Group LLC (HBKVG) as a Director in the firm’s West Palm Beach, Florida office. HBKVG is an affiliate of HBK CPAs...

Valuation

IRS Denial of Certain Cannabis-Based Tax Deductions is Confirmed

In a United States Tax Court case1 decided November 29, 2018, the court reaffirmed the Internal Revenue Service’s disallowance of certain deductions...

Valuation

Top Five Mistakes People Make When Going Through a Divorce

We’ve all heard the saying that on their deathbeds, people never regret not having worked more. Nor is it likely that any dying wish would involve...

Valuation

HBK CPAs & Consultants Among Fastest-Growing Great Lakes Firms

HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK) is one of the fastest growing CPA firms in the country according to the 2018 Inside Public Accounting (IPA) magazine poll...

Valuation

Taxation Related to Cannabis Industry is Complicated

During his campaign, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) made his intentions to fast track the expansion of New Jersey's medical marijuana program clear...

Valuation

IRS Issues Updated 2018 Withholding Tables

In the wake of passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) late last year, the IRS has taken one of the first critical steps to institute the law’s overhaul...

Valuation

Brabender Mascetta Pattison to Merge with HBK CPAs & Consultants

HBK CPAs & Consultants (HBK) announced today the signing of a conclusive merger agreement under which the appraisal firm Brabender Mascetta Pattison...

Valuation

A Brief Update on the IRS Proposed Regulations to Eliminate Gift and Estate Planning Discounts

In August 2016, the IRS has released proposed regulations that would drastically reduce the tax advantages of certain estate planning strategies...

Valuation

External Factors in a Business Valuation

Do you know what your business is worth right now? Practically speaking, it is worth what the highest bidder is willing to pay for it -- no more or...

Valuation

Why Breadth in Valuation Service Capabilities Matters to Equity Investors and Start-Ups

Valuation

How to Maximize Value When Exiting a Private Business

Can you believe that the oldest Baby Boomers (who were born in 1946) will turn 70 this year? Although a lot of younger Boomers continue to be...

Valuation

Many Financing Options Exist for Contractors Who Know Where to Look

Relying on credit to cover lean times during projects or payment delays shouldn't be a habit. However, for many construction companies...