|Objective: To Help You Identify, Value, and Protect Your Company’s Intangible Assets and Intellectual Properties
A company’s obvious tangible assets—inventory, receivables, equipment, facilities—represent only part of its total value. The less obvious intangible assets—goodwill, patents, customer lists, know-how, employment agreements, long-term contracts, market niche—represent the other part.
Sellers, buyers, and the IRS consider these intangible assets in valuing any business for any reason, and you should too. But arriving at a specific monetary worth for these assets is complicated: Intangible assets carry little if any dollar value on the company’s financial statements.
Despite the complications, their value can and should be established, since it significantly impacts everything from the price you ask when selling your business to the tax you pay when transferring ownership to family members, heirs, and outside successors.
This Resource Report answers the following questions:
Then we move to selling and buying businesses.
Price: $59.00 | Pages: 45