Case Strategies Group have appraised assets across a wide range of industries. Categories of fixed assets include buildings and improvements, machinery and equipment, furniture and fixtures, and other specialized assets.
Our expertise ranges from complex manufacturing operations to retail businesses. Case Strategies Group has been retained to perform asset appraisals for a variety of purposes, including:
- Ad valorem tax
- Charitable contributions
- Cost segregation
- Eminent domain proceedings
- Estate and gift tax
- Financial reporting
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Purchase cost allocation
- S -Corporation tax elections
- Third-party reimbursements
The standard of value that we utilize in these matters depends upon the purpose of the assignment and client requirements. Examples include replacement cost new, original/historical cost, fair market value, salvage value, and liquidation value. Our appraisers assist clients in determining the appropriate standard of value for each situation.
In performing total loss appraisals, Case Strategies Group professionals prepare a complete inventory of the assets at the business location. This inventory includes a description of the assets as well as an analysis of their age and condition. We then perform research into the marketplace for each of the assets identified.
Our research includes reference to a variety of publications, as well as discussions with individuals knowledgeable about the marketplace for these assets.
Case Strategies Group works closely with real-property appraisers to avoid duplication in the valuation of business assets.