Certified Business Appraisal

Keystone Business Ventures Inc. is qualified to provide Certified Business Appraisals that satisfy the legal requirements of most entities. These appraisals include everything in a benchmark analysis and more. The certified appraisal adheres to the guidelines provided by USPAP and NACVA. In 2008 the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) granted accreditation to NACVA for its CVA designation for demonstrating compliance with NCCA Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs.

Certified Business Valuations are performed for a variety of reasons, including the following:

  • Selling all or a partial interest of a business
  • Burying all or a partial interest of a business
  • Mergers
  • Corporate or partnership dissolution or recapitalization
  • Divorce
  • Buy-sell agreements
  • Gift estate, inheritance, and income taxes
  • Charitable contributions
  • Estate planning
  • Determining the need for life insurance
  • Obtaining financing
  • Preparing personal financial statements
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs)
  • Determining damages
  • Allocation of total value
  • Dissenting stockholder and shareholder oppression suits
  • Financial reporting