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  • Finch v. Campbell – Prior business valuations may come back to haunt you

    July / August 2018
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: Two divergent valuation reports were prepared for a law firm: first, in 2012 for a partner’s divorce in 2012; second, in 2014 for a partner dispute. This article explains how the discrepancy between the conclusions was handled by the courts, highlighting the importance of disclosing prior business valuations and reconciling any discrepancies to preserve the admissibility of appraisal evidence. Finch v. Campbell, Mo. App., 2017 WL 6329924, December 12, 2017

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – Could a CRM system help me win more jobs?

    Spring 2018
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: This issue’s “Contractor’s Corner” addresses the concern of a contractor who’s grown weary of the messy, shared spreadsheet his company uses to track customer data. One potential solution is customer relationship management (CRM) software. As the article explains, a CRM system can help construction businesses better organize and more readily access data related to customers and prospects.

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  • Help yourself and the environment with recycled materials

    Winter 2017
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: Using recycled and reclaimed materials for construction projects can benefit the environment. Although doing good is its own reward, construction companies that use or produce such materials can also reap financial advantages. This article looks into construction and demolition sites, where contractors can procure or sell recycled items, and construction byproducts can be turned into building materials.

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  • Contractor’s Toolbox – Use JPM to track productivity during jobs

    Winter 2015
    Newsletter: Construction Industry Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: Traditional measures of productivity are applied after the fact, so they do little to help contractors spot issues during a job — while there’s still time to do something about it. This article looks at one remedy: ASTM International’s Job Productivity Measurement (JPM) standard. Adopted in 2010, the standard enables contractors to measure productivity throughout a job and serves as an “early warning system” for potential productivity problems down the road.

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  • The Contractor’s Corner – What is a zero net energy building?

    Fall 2014
    Newsletter: On-Site

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: In this issue’s “Contractor’s Corner,” we answer a question about the definition and nature of zero net energy (ZNE) buildings. A ZNE building, as defined by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, is one that generates enough renewable energy on-site to equal or exceed its annual energy usage. Getting in on one of these projects now could position a construction company as a leader in this sustainable building trend going forward.

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  • Practical Perspectives: Key financial issues for you and your family – Employing tax breaks while searching for a job

    February / March 2014
    Newsletter: Trendlines

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: In this issue’s “Practical Perspectives,” “Bonnie” decides to make her move and start searching for an executive position. So she visits her financial advisor to discuss a tax-savvy job search. He tells her what job-search expenses she can and cannot deduct.

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  • Why valuators need accounting know-how

    September / October 2012
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 443

    Abstract: Accounting and appraisal are interrelated disciplines. After all, financial statements are the foundation for valuing a business. So it’s imperative that valuators understand accounting terminology and how to adjust for material differences in accounting methods. This brief article discusses how different accounting methods can affect a valuation. Experienced valuators ensure they make the proper adjustments to avoid comparing apples to oranges when determining a business’s value.

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