Areas of Expertise
KC&G Business Appraisal Associates, Inc., is one of the few firms in the State of Kansas where each of the professional staff has been certified as an Accredited Senior Appraiser by the American Society of Appraisers, the premiere credentialing body in the business valuation field. In fact, the Shareholders of KC&G are two of only eight professionals in the State of Kansas who have passed the rigorous experience, education, testing, and peer review process. The meticulous ASA accreditation process ensures that ASA-accredited appraisers are educated and experienced in the field of business valuation. In addition, the Shareholders of KC&G strictly adhere to clearly defined professional and ethical Business Valuation Standards set forth by the American Society of Appraisers, through its Business Valuation Committee. These standards are used in conjunction with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) which was developed and published by the Appraisal Foundation and authorized by Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications.
Business valuation is a complex financial process that demands in-depth knowledge of valuation theory, accounting, economics, and financial analysis. In addition, a thorough understanding of the business being valued and the industry it operates in are critical in determining the value of a business. Our professionals have expertise in a wide variety of industries and can meet a variety of complex valuation needs for companies large and small.
Our goal at KC&G is to provide business owners and their professional advisors a valuation report that meets their needs and complies with specific reporting requirements set forth by the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Labor, and the U.S. Small Business Administration. In addition, our reports comply with the standards set forth by the American Society of Appraisers, USPAP, and the AICPA’ Statement onStandards for Valuation Services (SSVS) No. 1.
In addition, KC&G provides litigation support and expert witness testimony to defend our valuation reports or scrutinize other firms’ reports. The shareholders’ of KC&G have testified as experts for matters of divorce, estate disputes, and reasonable compensation.
Our professionals have over 25 years of combined experience in valuing closely held companies, Family Limited Partners and Limited Liability Companies for gift and estate tax purposes, ESOPs, exit and succession planning, purchase or sale of a business, SBA loans, divorce, disputes and other litigation matters, mergers and acquisitions, incentive stock option plans, dissenting shareholder matters, and many other reasons.
- Buy/Sell Agreements
- Business Exit/Succession Planning
- Fairness Opinions
- SBA Loans
LITIGATION SUPPORT VALUATIONS
- Divorce Cases
- Shareholder Disputes
- Lost Profit/Economic Damages
- Expert Testimony
- Charitable Contributions
- Estate & Gift Taxes
- Family Limited Partnerships
- C to S Corporation Conversions