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Robbins, McDowell earn designation

Arthur H. Robbins, Jr., CPA and W. William (Bill) McDowell, Jr., CPA, of the Accounting Firm of Maloney, Wright & Robbins, have successfully completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA®) to earn their designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

In their announcement, NACVA noted, the designation is an indication to the professional community that Arthur H. Robbins, Jr., and W. William (Bill) McDowell, Jr.,  have met the association’s  rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise, objectivity, and integrity in the field of business valuation, litigation support, and related consulting disciplines.  Further, they can be proud of the fact that NACVA’s CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) and AVA (Accredited Valuation Analyst) designations are the only valuation credentials accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).       

Requirements to earn the Certified Valuation Analyst designation include being a licensed Certified Public Accountant, completing NACVA’s extensive training program, and successfully completing the Association’s comprehensive examination.

To maintain their certification of Certified Valuation Analyst, they will be required to periodically obtain continuing professional education in areas related to business valuation and/or litigation consulting and participate in programs sponsored by NACVA that promote quality and adherence to industry standards.

Business valuations are most commonly required in conjunction with the purchase or sale of a business, succession planning, buy/sell agreements, charitable contributions, estate and gift taxes, and initial public offerings.  In the litigation arena, valuations are often necessary in situations of business disruption, dissenting shareholder actions, divorce, and partner or shareholder disputes.

The National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts is a global professional association that supports the business valuation, litigation support, and fraud deterrence consulting disciplines within the CPA and professional communities.

Maloney, Wright & Robbins CPAs is a full service accounting firm that has been in business since 1973.  Currently they have offices located in Farmington, Fredericktown and Dexter.  In addition to business valuation services MWR provides and or performs: Financial Statement Audits, Reviews, and Compilations; Income and Estate Tax Planning and Preparation; Payroll, Sales, and Other Tax Compliance, Preparation and Reporting; Representation before IRS or other Taxing Authorities; Accounting and Bookkeeping, and Business Consulting Services.  

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