To provide assurance that business valuation service providers are experienced, tested and accredited, AICPA has developed the Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) program for CPAs.
Those who earn the ABV designation must:
To maintain the ABV credential, a CPA must meet the requirements for reaccreditation every three years. These include submitting evidence of continuing substantial involvement in the discipline and completing related Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses. The ABV designation certifies that you are working with an accredited valuation professional - a CPA who brings added value to a valuation engagement.
As a CPA/ABV we combine a sophisticated understanding of accounting, taxation, financial statement analysis and business operations in many different industries with proven competence in valuation. Building on our core competencies, the ABV gives us an advantage in meeting your valuation needs.
The advantages of a CPA Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) include:
The CPA/ABV designation is the mark of a valuation professional who is able to provide a sound, credible valuation based on all relevant facts, common sense, and informed judgment and reasonableness.