If you want tools to increase the value of your business or want a refreshing view on business valuation from a recovering CPA, this blog is for you. You can join our tribe here. Thank you, Josh Horn, CPA, CVA, Horn Valuation

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The Problems I Find Valuing Businesses Should Scare You

By josh | January 2, 2019

I see a lot of the same things that scare me again and again on businesses I value. Here’s a 4 minute video to help you find and fix these. Secure link here…or YouTube here: Thanks,Josh Sign up for this blog here if you want tools to increase the value of your business or want a refreshing view … Read more

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Owner compensation and why it matters in your company’s valuation

By josh | December 21, 2018

Here’s a 4 minute video to help you understand the impact owner compensation can have on the value of your business. Secure link here…or YouTube here: Thanks,Josh Sign up for this blog here if you want tools to increase the value of your business or want a refreshing view on business valuation from a recovering CPA. I’m … Read more

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How to Avoid Losing Cash even when you’re Profitable

By josh | December 11, 2018

Here’s a 7 minute video to help you avoid losing cash even when your income statement says you’re profitable. Secure link here…or YouTube here: Thanks,Josh Sign up for this blog here and connect with me on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Can I Help You?Hi, I’m Josh Horn, CPA, CVA of Horn Valuation. I help with business valuations in friendly or unfriendly situations. … Read more

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This Kills More Businesses Than Anything. Let’s Fix This

By josh | December 5, 2018

Here’s a 5 minute video to help you avoid what kills most businesses. Secure link here …or YouTube here: Thanks,Josh  Sign up for this blog here if you want tools to increase the value of your business or want a refreshing view on business valuation from a recovering CPA. I’m Josh Horn, CPA, CVA of Horn Valuation. I … Read more

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Why Can Valuing Your Business Be Tough? Reasons and Solutions

By josh | November 28, 2018

Here’s a 3 minute video I put together to answer the question, “why can valuing your business be tough?” and how you can solve it. Secure link here or YouTube here: Thanks,Josh Sign up for this blog here if you want tools to increase the value of your business or want a refreshing view on business … Read more

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Are Those Losses Real? This is How You Find Out

By josh | September 24, 2018

Hey everyone, Whether you’re running a business or buying one, it’s important to understand losses. By “losses”, I mean when expenses exceed sales. In simplest terms, it’s when the income statement or profit and loss shows a negative number. You don’t need to immediately panic. You need to review the causes. Here’s my list for … Read more

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Don’t Gamble with Divorce Tax Returns

By josh | September 17, 2018

If you’re concerned about using a business tax return for child support, maintenance, and assets in your divorce case, you’re in the right place. It’s a dangerous gamble unless you know what to do. Learn how you can spot the seven red flags and fix them. We begin with a typical business tax return, walk through … Read more

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Do You Need a Business Valuation? Here’s a Framework to Help You.

By josh | December 4, 2017

Would you prefer to watch the video instead of reading?  The video is right here and here: https://youtu.be/2-swTmhbBUw. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about this and how I can help you answer this question.  Do you need a business valuation or do you need your business valued?  The key “big picture” question you should … Read more

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Not Knowing This Will Cost You Big Time

By josh | July 5, 2017

Recently, I’ve run into some situations where someone was trying to value a business by cobbling the assets together as the only method.  This is Part 1 of a series addressing goodwill in a business.   Picture a business as a plain old plastic bucket.  And into that bucket, we’re going to pour things like … Read more