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Before Selling Your Business, Learn Its True Value

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Selling a house is an important decision, one that’s not made capriciously but undertaken only after solid research and planning… Read more »

Forensic Accounting Strategies for Cash Flow Maximization

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, fraud deterrence programs, and forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley.  Many small businesses engage in an ongoing struggle to keep sufficient cash on hand to finance operations, pay debts, and… Read more »

Firm Forensically Finds Phony, Fraudulent Vendors

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. A relatively successful and difficult to uncover scheme used by deceptive employees to steal money on the job is creating phony… Read more »

Proposed U.S. Treasury Regulation Could Significantly Change Business Valuations

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation, fraud investigation, forensic accounting, and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. For nearly 100 years, business valuators have used Fair Market Value to define the value of business interests.  Fair… Read more »

Meet the New Socially Engineered Fraud: The CEO Scam

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. John Jenkins was a hardworking and loyal corporate controller for Zest Products, a mid-sized wholesale distributor of cleaning products.  So, when… Read more »

Substitution Schemes and How to Avoid Them

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Although most fraudsters go after cash because it is easier to misappropriate, more and more organizations are being hit with misappropriation… Read more »

Take Some Time (Off) to Help Prevent Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. While your fraud deterrence program should be on the job 24/7, you should require your employees to regularly take vacations. It’s… Read more »

The Impact of Different Conventions for Projecting Future Damages, Part II

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the second of two blogs on how to accurately and fairly calculate financial damages and losses. The valuation of damages… Read more »

The Impact of Different Conventions for Projecting Future Damages, Part I

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of business valuation and other forensic accounting services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This is the first of two blogs on how to accurately and fairly calculate financial damages and losses.  When calculating damages for… Read more »

Time Is Money, So Don’t Delay When Hiring an Expert Witness

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. It’s surprising how many trial attorneys wait until the last minute to engage the help of forensic accounting experts for litigation… Read more »

Keeping Non-Profits and Charities Safe from Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. While non-profit organizations and charities spend most of their time helping people and providing valuable services, fraudsters often are busy helping… Read more »

Need short-term help with accounting issues? You might need an outsourced CFO

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. A number of businesses in the small-to medium-size range often have an accounting manager or controller take care of routine financial… Read more »

Arbitrating Inheritance Battles an Important Role for Forensic Accountants

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of fraud investigation, forensic accounting and marital dissolution services in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. “She has more pie than I do!” “It’s his turn to do the dishes!” “Why do they get to stay up… Read more »