Are You Eligible for a 1031 Exchange?

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25th Feb 2011

A new year brings with it promises of tax time. And while you’re poring over the multiple forms on your desk and sorting through your 2010 receipts, you may already be planning for your 2011 taxes. If you’re planning on … more

The Appraisal Foundation Releases USPAP Fourth Draft

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The Appraisal Foundation governs most appraisal standards in the United States. more

Planning an Employee Stock Ownership Plan? Get an Appraisal!

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4th Feb 2011

highest standards of professional ethics to preserve the public trust, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), hire an appraiser to determine the company’s value more

Asset Liquidation

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20th Jan 2011

Are you a small business owner in Kansas who has made the decision to liquidate your assets? If you’ve gotten to this point, there are many legal and financial matters that will need to be dealt with, including meeting with … more

Planning an Employee Stock Ownership Plan? Get an Appraisal!

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An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) is a benefit that allows workers to purchase shares in the company that employs them. The company buys those shares back at their full market value when the company and the employee part ways. … more

Machinery and Equipment Appraisers and what they appraise.

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8th Jan 2011

Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraisers from California to Texas to Kansas, and everywhere else, are called upon to appraise machinery and equipment from many industries.  Everything from printing presses to bottling equipment to helicopters need appraisals.  Certified Machinery and Equipment … more

Economy has more Banks Ordering Machinery/Equipment Appraisals.

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30th Dec 2010

The majority of Americans have told President Obama that they want stricter financial controls in the future.  The banking system has “heard” the rumbling and has started ordering more certified machinery / equipment appraisals. Many machine  appraisers are reporting an upsurge … more

The Change from GAAP to IFRS Could Be Coming Soon

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1st Dec 2010

Are you familiar with the abbreviations GAAP and IFRS? If you’re a business owner and you aren’t, you soon will be. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is considering switching from one to the other, and businesses had better be … more

Donating a Piece of Equipment? Get a Gift Appraisal

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Imagine that you’ve been hospitalized while dealing with a major health crisis. Once you regain your health and are discharged from the hospital, you’d like to show the people who cared for you your appreciation. You decide that the best … more

Small Business Administration Changes

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At the first of October, changes to the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 501 10 (c) went into effect. These changes affect SBA loans that involve a change of ownership of fixed assets. Some of the changes are specific to business … more