Valuation Tips

Valuation Tips

By: Martin M. Shenkman, CPA, MBA, JD

Law Made Easy Press

Business Video – Radio Show
Valuation Tips

Martin M. Shenkman, P.C.
Law Offices of Martin M. Shenkman, P.C.
4 Forest Avenue
Paramus, New Jersey 07652

Kal Barson
Rosenberg, Rich, Baker, Berman and Company
111 Dunnell Road
Maplewood, N.J. 07040

Valuation Tips: Valuation is looking at a business and examining it in its entirety. Knowing how much a specific business is worth as a whole is a very knowledgeable aspect to know when acquiring assets. Knowing these aspects of a business may help when trying to project its value. Here are some tips to help in too determining proper valuation:

  • Do not make valuations based on previous tax returns. This does not ensure the future of a business, only its previous income. The status of the business might have dramatically changed.
  • If looking to acquire a business get a professional assessment. This will ensure exactly what is going on with that business.
  • In martial affairs, assessing a business value is very difficult task. Many times accurate numbers are not given and many start playing games on subject matter.
  • Make sure you are an investing in a company that makes sense. Not knowing the background of company can be a serious mistake.
  • Make sure investments are not going to have an adverse affect to your estate valuations.

Making smart choices when investing in companies can be very beneficial when it comes to your estate in the future. Be very careful when choosing what to invest in.

The above is a summary of a radio show episode on WVNJ Radio, with host Martin M. Shenkman, of the Law Offices of Martin M. Shenkman, P.C. an estate planner in Paramus, New Jersey with guest Kal Barson of Rosenberg, Rich, Baker, Berman and Company .Listen to the video clip of this segment on

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