Welcome To Valuation and Assets Services, LLC!
If you are looking for dedicated Machinery and Equipment
appraisal services you have found the right company.
Valuation and Assets Services, LLC is an independent machinery
equipment valuation firm providing services to the business,
financial, industrial and legal communities. Valuation and Assets has the resources to provide you with the reports, analysis and opinions you need across a wide variety of markets, products and industries.
We travel to our client locations nationwide.
With respect to appraisals, Valuation and Assets holds itself accountable to the requirements of Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice – USPAP
, the National Equipment and Business Brokers Institute -
NEBBI and the American Society of Appraisers – ASA.
We have special messages awaiting
lenders, and business owners, as we know your
circumstances are always unique.
Ask Your Machinery &
Equipment Appraiser These Questions…
Then Check The
To protect your professional
reputation, your bank, or your firm,
when it comes to determining a value on machinery and equipment,
consider asking these very important questions:
1. Is the appraiser certified to
conduct Machinery & Equipment Appraisals?
2. Does the appraiser issue a
USPAP compliant Report?
3. Will the report hold up to
If a machinery and equipment
appraiser cannot respond “Yes” to every question, you may want to
find one that does!
A Certified Machinery
& Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) Can Answer
To All 3 Questions!
Here’s a million dollar question that can make or
break a case…”What do you do when your case involves the value of a
business’ tangible assets, particularly machinery and equipment?”
If you’re like most attorneys surveyed, you rely on your client’s
word, guess, or rely on the word of a non-certified person.
BEWARE! All of the foregoing methods are inaccurate and will
not hold up to scrutiny. Do you really want to risk relying on the
word of a non-certified person? We didn’t think so.
You Can Protect Yourself And Your Client
With This 1 helpful Hint…
A Certified Machinery & Equipment
Appraiser (CMEA) professional has the expertise, certification, and
knowledge to conduct an independent third party machinery/equipment
appraisal. Our Certified Appraisals are
USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice)
compliant. You can expect to receive a realistic, irrefutable,
defensible, and accurate estimate of value that will hold up to
PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS, CPAs
advent of the pending AICPA Standards for Valuation Services, the
Pension Protection Act of 2006, and more recently IRS Notice 2006-96
defining what constitutes a “qualified appraisal” for the tax
related filings under the Act, it is critical that you address the
fair market value of your client’s machinery and equipment.
Our role is to complement your work not compete with you!!
Gone are the days when the fair
market value can be determined by guessing, taking the owner’s word,
relying on a depreciation schedule or relying on the word of a
non-certified person. The IRS, courts and others all know that the
value is inaccurate, unsubstantiated, and more importantly, imposes
A Certified Machinery
& Equipment Machinery Appraisal
Defensible And Withstands Scrutiny…Does Yours?
Your biggest problem and
frustration is the Bank Examiner walking through the door directly
to your office! Why? Because you can’t rely on the existence or
values assigned to the machinery and equipment you have used as
collateral to fund a loan! You know it will not withstand scrutiny
of the Bank Examiner!
Times and regulations are evolving
concerning a “qualified appraisal” of the tangible assets. Even the
IRS recently adopted what is meant by a “qualified appraiser”. You
and your bank are at risk if you rely on a guess, the owner’s word,
a depreciation schedule, or the word of a non-certified person who
may have a “hidden” agenda. All of these methods are not only
inaccurate but filled with risk! The value will not withstand
scrutiny with bank examiners, IRS, attorneys, CPAs, courts and
Take a minute and look around you
at all of your machinery and equipment.
You may be wasting Thousands of
Dollars on property taxes!
You will lose valuable money on an
insurance claim if the machinery and equipment is not accurately
valued, certified and reported.
Lenders are more willing to
approve loans when they are presented with a Certified Machinery And
Equipment Appraisal that is substantiated, defensible and
Call upon a Certified Machinery
& Equipment Appraiser (CMEA) who has the training, expertise and
knowledge to deliver a USPAP (Uniform Standards of Professional
Appraisal Practice) compliant report. Our Certified Appraisal
Reports are comprehensive, accurate, irrefutable, defensible, and
hold up to scrutiny with lenders, IRS, attorneys, CPAs, courts and