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Normalizing Owner Compensation in Business Valuations

 Normalizing Owner Compensation in Business Valuations
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Update
Prerequisites: Participants need a background in the subject area and desire to keep current.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: Two (2) Hours
Fields of Study: Management Services
Item Number: 14PBV0715
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $110.00
Program Description

This webinar will describe the accepted methodologies for normalizing owner compensation and include tips and recommendations to improve efficiency, help avoid costly errors, and improve disclosure.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Understand the accepted methodologies for normalizing owner compensation
- List what detailed information they need and how to obtain it
- Discuss how to determine which sources of comparability data are reliable
- Define documentation of key points in the valuation report
- Explain how they came to their conclusions on normalized compensation

Who Should Attend

Anyone who prepares business valuations would get helpful tips from this session. In addition, since compensation amounts are common issues in litigation, anyone who gets involved in projects involving marital dissolution, shareholder disputes, or similar litigation would benefit.


Stephen Kirkland, CPA, CFF, CMC, CFC
Mr. Stephen Kirkland's specialty is determining reasonable compensation for business owners. Since 1995, he has testified in four U.S. Tax Court cases to opine on appropriate compensation amounts for business owners. He has been engaged by taxpayers' counsel, IRS attorneys, and U.S. Department of Justice attorneys in this capacity. He also issues opinion letters and determine normalized compensation amounts for business valuations.