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April 10, 2009

Editor's Note
What is a business worth? Some people look at the equity on financial statements, some people consider revenue, some look at the depth of the client base, and others go with their gut. There are many ways to value a business, but did you know there are many ways to improve the value of your business? And once valued, how do you structure a sale or transfer so that all parties feel they are getting the best deal? Today's articles explore business valuation from several angles.

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Gail Perry, CPA
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