Taxation of Goodwill

Because of the recent tax reform, we’ve had more than the usual number of questions about the taxation of goodwill. So, here’s a primer. As the seller, you have self-created goodwill when the total sales price of your business exceeds the fair market value of its assets, both tangible and intangible. You have acquired goodwill when you purchase the …

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Dental Practice Valuation: Timing Is Everything

In an uncertain market, value can fluctuate significantly over time.  It’s important to choose the valuation date carefully. Often, the date is prescribed by law or a judge. But sometimes attorneys are allowed to decide between different dates. Here’s a closer look at this fundamental decision. Estate tax valuations When valuing assets for estate tax …

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