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Archive for July, 2009



Do you own a small pest control company? Perhaps plan to buy one? In either case, knowing what the business is worth is essential. Privately owned pest control firms, classified under the SIC code 7342 and NAICS 56171, are a common service business. Established companies in this industry, especially those with a track record of positive… Continue Reading


You will hear this bit of wisdom from business appraisers and brokers: small business financial statements need to be adjusted before they can be used in a business valuation. More mistakes are made in business appraisals due to incorrect earnings choices than for any other reason.  Most small businesses are managed to reduce taxes. Not… Continue Reading