Cash Flow for Support

I often calculate the cash flow for support in my divorce cases.  My calculation is used as the basis for child and spousal support orders.  While cash flow for support seems like a phrase that defines itself, it has created so much controversy.  Cash flow is more obvious among employees.  It’s their paycheck.  With some…

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Divorce Forensic Accountant Expert Witness

Half of marriages end in divorce.  That’s what they say.  But even if you are a statistic, you may not need a divorce forensic accountant.  However, you will need one when you and your spouse become litigants over the income and value of a business.  In divorce litigation, the parties do not agree on the…

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Royalties

Royalties for licensing intellectual property (IP) such as patents and trademarks are paid to licensors by licensees. The licensors, among other reasons, enter into licensing agreements when they do not have the capital to commercially exploit their patents. In exchange for licensors substantially conveying the rights to their patent, the licensees usually agree to exclusively…

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Business Valuation FAQs

Are valuations really necessary? A valuation of a business entity or ownership interest, though recommended in many circumstances, may not always be necessary. If it is necessary, a valuation analyst may not have to perform the valuation. If a taxpayer, however, performs the valuation in a tax-favored transaction and either understates or overstates the value…

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