The Forensic and Valuation Services Center provide CPAs with a vast array of resources, tools and information about forensic accounting and business valuation services in one convenient location. The FVS Center also provides special member benefits to FVS Section and CFF and ABV credential holders.

    Take advantage of the resources and benefits provided to FVS Section members.

    Learn more about how to become a part of the fast growing CFF Credential community.

    Learn more about how to become a part of the fast growing ABV Credential community.


    lock Measuring Damages Involving Individuals
    This practice aid provides an overview of the calculation of damages involving individuals with losses from personal injury, wrongful death, employment termination, and employment discrimination cases. FVS members can access this new practice aid in the FVS Collection of the Online Professional Library.
    lock New White Paper: Intangible Asset Valuation - Cost Approach Methods And Procedures
    This white paper presents several topics related to the application of the cost approach to intangible asset valuation. Several simplified illustrative examples of the application of the cost approach to intangible asset valuations are included.
    2014 Valuation Handbook - Guide to Cost of Capital Now Available!
    This new Handbook includes the data previously provided in the SBBI Valuation Yearbook and the Duff & Phelps Risk Premium Report. It provides all of the “key variables in estimating the cost of capital,” including yields, risk and size premia. 2013 year end data is included.

    Register for the 2014 CFF and ABV Exams 

    Summer Exam Window: July 1 - July 31

    Fall Exam Window: November 14 - December 19

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    Stay Up to Date with FVS Publications 

    SSVS Toolkit 

    The SSVS Toolkit was designed to provide non-authoritative guidance on developing engagements, composing engagement letters and drafting reports in accordance with SSVS No.1. It includes:

    • Application of SSVS No. 1 to Illustrative Client Engagement Situations
    • Customizable Engagement Letter Templates
    • Development Compliance Checklists
    • Reporting Compliance Checklists
    • Sample Valuation Reports

    Are You Interested in Volunteering?

    The volunteer application period is open until May 15. You can apply to serve on an FVS Committee by visiting Volunteer Central or you can participate in the following programs:   


    The Value of the ABV Credential 

    The Value of the CFF Credential

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    Upcoming FVS Webcasts 

  • April 22:  Reports Used in Business Valuation Including Calculation vs. Valuation presented by Gary Trugman
  • May 1 - July 30: AICPA Webcast Series on Industry Specific Valuations

    FVS members have exclusive access to archived recordings of previously recorded webcasts in the
    FVS Webcast Library.
  • Training and Development 

    AICPA/AAML Conference on Divorce

    Apr 24, 2014 - Apr 25, 2014 – Las Vegas, NV – This biennial conference for financial professionals and lawyers focuses on the latest issues regarding valuation of businesses and marital assets. Most sessions will be presented by both a CPA or financial expert and an attorney, who will present a diverse set of perspectives and insights. As a result, you'll walk away with new solutions to fit your clients' needs, and new methods to achieve proficiency, growth and profitability to your firm.

    AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference

    Nov 9, 2014 - Nov 11, 2014 - New Orleans, LA - Forensic and valuation practitioners have the opportunity to attend sessions from either inter-related area.

    About the Center 

    The FVS Center is committed to supporting members by providing opportunities and resources that promote professional growth and practice development. We welcome your feedback on ways we can make the center more useful and valuable for you.

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