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Personal Goodwill Can Play a Role in Divorce-Related Valuations

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. When determining the value of professional services businesses – such as law firms; medical practices; or accounting, engineering. or consulting operations… Read more »

Tricks of the Trade: Numbers Can Decode the Presence of Fraud

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation, fraud deterrence, business valuation, and marital dissolution in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. This blog is the third in a series of four posts that will examine the so-called… Read more »

What You Should Know About Marital vs. Non-Marital Assets in a Divorce

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. One of the key tasks in a divorce is identifying the marital versus the non-marital assets of the divorcing… Read more »

Part Five: Taking a Closer Look at Business Valuation

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 final installment of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. The process of determining… Read more »

Part Four-Taking a Closer Look at Business Valuation

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 fourth of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Business valuation experts must undertake… Read more »

Part Three: Taking a Closer Look at Business Valuation

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 third of a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Determining the worth of your… Read more »

Part Two: Taking a Closer Look at Business Valuation

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 a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Knowing how to calculate a… Read more »

Part One: Taking a Closer Look at Business Valuation

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 a five-part series in which Anderson reviews the basics of business valuation. Do you know what your… Read more »

How COVID-19 Has Affected Business Valuations – Part Two of Two

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. In my previous blog article, I discussed how the date of valuation for a business valuation has been affected by the… Read more »

How COVID-19 Has Affected Business Valuations – Part 1

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 clients and colleagues have asked me how business valuations have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  After consulting… Read more »

Count on a Forensic Accountant to Ferret Out Hidden Assets

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. In divorce proceedings and certain types of commercial litigation, counsel may suspect that the opposing side has hidden some assets. A… Read more »

The Effect of Personal Goodwill in a Divorce-Related Valuation

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. When determining the value of professional services businesses – such as law firms; medical practices; or accounting, engineering or consulting operations… Read more »

Getting Personal with Expenses in a Divorce-Related Business Valuation

David Anderson is principal of David Anderson & Associates, a Philadelphia forensic accounting firm that provides a full range of forensic accounting services including fraud investigation and fraud deterrence programs in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Determining the equitable value of a business at the center of a divorce case can be a tricky circumstance… Read more »