Business Valuation

Whether you’re seasoned in business valuation or new to it, AICPA’s business valuation publications are designed to help you develop and hone your skills in this complex practice area. We work closely with the Forensic and Valuation Section to make sure you get the resources and tools you need.

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Essentials of Forensic Accounting


The highly experienced authors of the Essentials of Forensic Accounting define and explain the disciplined approaches to forensic accounting that lead to successful fraud detection and deterrence for both professionals and students. Through illustrative examples and explanations, this book makes abstract concepts come to life to help you understand and navigate successfully in this complex area. Essentials of Forensic Accounting is an indispensable resource delivering matchless knowledge to practitioners, financial managers and students in understanding, discovery, mitigation and prevention of fraud. This vital reference resource focuses the elements that must come together to effectively diminish the incidence and impact of fraudulent activities.


Valuation of Privately-Held-Company Equity Securities Issued as Compensation - Accounting and Valuation Guide
Presents practical guidance and illustrations related to accounting, disclosures and valuation of privately held company equity securities issued as compensation. The objective of this guide is to describe best practices for estimating the fair value of a minority interest in an enterprise's privately issued securities.
Divorce: The Accountant as Financial Expert
This in-depth resource provides fresh ideas to any CPA who serves as a financial expert in divorce cases.
Understanding Business Valuation: A Practical Guide to Valuing Small to Medium Sized Businesses, 4th Edition
Written by Gary Trugman, Understanding Business Valuation simplifies a complex area of practice with real-world experience and examples. This edition has been greatly expanded to include new topics as well as enhanced discussions of existing topics.

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With the Annual Webcast Pass, you can explore a variety of topics specific to your current work or for future career opportunities: Choose courses from outside your required subject area and expand your knowledge at no additional cost. The pass includes courses on Accounting, Auditing, Fraud, Tax, Practice Management, Management Accounting and more.

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Did you know that AICPA Publications accepts proposals from and publishes the work of thought leaders on Business Valuation topics? For information about our publishing program and how to submit a book proposal e-mail

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