In the world of mergers and acquisitions, it is commonplace to hear business owners and their advisors reference a transaction price or value based on a multiple of EBITDA.
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Top 5 Reasons Why EBITDA Multiples Are Dangerous

In the world of mergers and acquisitions, it is commonplace to hear business owners and their advisors reference a transaction price or value based on a multiple of EBITDA. Here are the top 5 reasons why multiples of EBITDA may be dangerous.

2016 Form 8938 Update for Specified Entities

Under FATCA regulations, generally beginning with the 2011 tax year, specified individuals began reporting foreign financial assets to the IRS on Form 8938 (Statement of Specified Foreign Financial Assets). Consider your Form 8938 reporting requirements.

IFRS vs. GAAP: Some Public Companies Want a Choice

Outside the United States, IFRS is the accounting language of choice. Here’s how the SEC may help U.S. public companies communicate more effectively with global investors and lenders.

Use Qualified Auditors For Your Employee Benefit Plans

Do you have 100 or more employees enrolled in your benefit plan? You probably are required to have your plan audited. Here’s what you need to know.

What Can a Valuation Expert Do For Your Succession Plan?

Many voices should contribute to your succession plan. One of them should be a qualified valuation professional, who can help estimate how much your company is really worth.

An EAP Can Keep Your Top Players On the Floor

A strong benefits package is essential to every employer. Does yours include an employee assistance program (EAP)? An EAP can enable you to help employees struggling with certain personal issues.

Use An ILIT As a Wealth Preserver

An irrevocable life insurance trust (ILIT) is a relevant estate planning technique even for a nontaxable estate. Review the benefits and drawbacks here.

Are You Leaving Your IRA To Someone Other Than Your Spouse?

Special planning is required if you wish to pass your IRA on to non-spouse beneficiaries, such as your children, while preserving the tax benefits of the account.

Do You Need to File a 2016 Gift Tax Return by April 18?

If you made gifts to loved ones in 2016, a gift tax return may be required (or recommended). Not filing and paying tax due, if any, could result in interest, penalties, or even unnecessary tax liability.

Deduct All of The Mileage You’re Entitled To — But Not More

You probably know that miles driven for business can be deductible. But did you know you may be able to deduct miles driven for other purposes?

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