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AAFCPAs David Consigli, CPA, ABV to Present at Academy of Professional Family Mediators

AAFCPAs David Consigli, CPA, ABV to Present at Academy of Professional Family Mediators

David Consigli, Jr., CPA, ABV, AAFCPAs’ Director of Business Valuations, will lead an educational Webinar on February 25th titled “Introduction to Business Valuation” for members of the Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM). Dave is passionate about creating client-centered processes for resolving conflict. 100% of divorces involve financial settlements, and in an effort to resolve […]

5 Tips for an Accurate Financial Statement in a Divorce

5 Tips for an Accurate Financial Statement in a Divorce

The decision to divorce is never an easy one, and perhaps one of the most painful life events there is. Separation of finances can be one of the more contentious aspects. AAFCPAs provides the following guidance regarding the development of your divorce financial statement, which is a crucial component of divorce processes where financial relief […]

AAFCPAs’ David Consigli Earns Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Credential

AAFCPAs’ David Consigli Earns Certified Divorce Financial Analyst Credential

AAFCPAs’ Director of Business Valuation Services, David Consigli, Jr., CPA, ABV, CPVA, CDFA, has been awarded the Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA) credential issued by The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA). Dave was awarded the CDFA credential in recognition of his earned expertise in valuing the financial effect of any given divorce settlement.  Dave earned […]

AAFCPAs’ David Consigli Earns Patent Valuation Credential

AAFCPAs’ David Consigli Earns Patent Valuation Credential

AAFCPAs’ Director of Business Valuation Services, David Consigli, Jr., CPA, ABV, CPVA, CDFA has been awarded the Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA) credential issued by the Business Development Academy (BDA). Dave was awarded the CPVA credential in recognition of his earned expertise in valuation of emerging technologies, negotiating licensing agreements for maximum returns, advanced patent […]

Strategies to Increase the Value of Your Business In Advance of Selling

The most successful business transfers are the ones that are properly planned in advance. AAFCPAs encourages clients to think proactively in order to get the most out of what is likely your largest and most important asset.  The following strategies may better position your business for a higher price when selling. Have your financial statements […]

AAFCPAs David Consigli to Present at Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council Forum

David Consigli, Jr., CPA, ABV, AAFCPAs’ Director of Business Valuations, will serve on a collaborative law panel discussing “Growing the Pie: Introducing Experts Who Create Value for Clients.”  This session is part of the Massachusetts Collaborative Law Council’s (MCLC) Networking & Educational Forum on Cultivating Collaboration: The Changing Faces of Collaborative Law (CL), scheduled for […]

The Benefits of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in Succession Planning

Succession planning can be a challenge for privately-held business owners. Finding the right buyer can be difficult and time consuming. In some cases, owners may want to transition their business to their current employees, but the employees may not have the financial means to consummate a sale. An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) may be […]

Nonprofit Valuations: Transactions Requiring an Accurate Valuation of Your Nonprofit

Did you know that nonprofit organizations, like their for-profit counterparts, can benefit from an independent business appraisal? AAFCPAs advises nonprofit organizations to obtain a business valuation from a qualified, accredited appraiser under the following circumstances: Converting from nonprofit status to for-profit status – There are necessary procedures when companies no longer desire nonprofit status and […]

Best Practice Recommendations for Business Valuations During Divorce

The divorce process can be stressful and emotional. There are many financial decisions to be made especially when there is a family owned business involved. A family business can have significant value and be the largest family asset or it can just be a source of income providing the owner with a job.  When there […]

IRS Section 2704 Proposed Regulations Could Eliminate Significant Estate Planning Technique for Family-Controlled Entities

The IRS has issued Proposed Regulations under Internal Revenue Code § 2704 that may dramatically reduce the ability to apply discounts in valuing the interests of many family-controlled entities for estate gift and generation skipping tax purposes.  Specifically, the proposed regulations may significantly restrict the application of lack of control or marketability discounts in determining […]