goodwill

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If a holding company acquires a subsidary that has negative reserves due to cumulative losses, how is this investment accounted for within the holding company accounts?

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Steve Collings tackles one of the topics that causes the most trouble for practitioners: when and how to measure and recognise goodwill in a client’s financial statements.

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RSM Tenon has announced it will slash employee numbers by 10% as it posted a loss of £70.6m

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I've just incorporated a partnership of estate agents as a limited company at the following approximate values: Goodwill (net of personal element) - £60k, Ongoing Contracts - £100k, fixed assets/we

The benefits of incorporating a sole trader or partnership business are well known; eg goodwill, amortisation, entrepreneurs relief, loan accounts, etc.

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I have an estate agent client who is incorporating from a partnership (with his non fee earning wife) to a limited company.

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My clients want to incorporate their business.  It is a proper trading business with staff and outlets.  We need a valuation for goodwill.  Can anyone recommend a specialist?

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I act for a successful firm of financial advisors which is moving from partnership to limited company status.

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One of my clients wishes to convert their husband and wife partnership to a limited company. The husband is the main fee earner and his wife does a bit of admin work.

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