GYF Partners to Speak at NACVA Regional Conference

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Melissa Bizyak and Bob Grossman will be speaking at the Pittsburgh NACVA Regional Conference in September in Pittsburgh. Melissa will be discussing “ Valuation and Forensic Issues in Corporate Divorce Actions”. Bob will present “Current Updates in Valuation” along with “Don’t Double Dip on Risk Adjustments.” Both will participate in a Q&A session with a […]

IRS Reminds Taxpayers of Available Education Incentives

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As students begin a new school year, parents and self-financed students are facing growing tuition costs, as well as other education-related costs. To alleviate some of the pain associated with ever-increasing costs of schooling, Congress has seen fit to provide within the Internal Revenue Code certain tax initiatives that could serve to defray some of […]

IRS Data Breach Update

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The Internal Revenue Service is sending out another 220,000 letters notifying taxpayers that they may have been affected by the earlier-announced May, 2015 security breach of the online “Get Transcript” service. That particular service has more than 23 million users. As previously reported, the original estimate of affected taxpayers (those whom the hackers gained access […]

FASB Update – Business Combinations

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In the Winter 2015 edition of our Valuation Perspectives newsletter, we noted that in December 2014, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update 2014-18, which provides private companies with an accounting alternative that, in a business combination, would result in separately recognizing fewer intangible assets. Specifically, if elected, a privately-held company would […]

IRS Issues Continue to Mount – Taxpayers Warned of Scams

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There seems to be a never-ending progression of problems facing the Internal Revenue Service. One of the greatest challenges facing that Agency is the growing number of invasive criminals trying to mislead taxpayers into sending money to them. On August 6, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service once again warned taxpayers about these schemes through the […]