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Award-Winning Apple Growth Partners Announces Promotions

07.16.19

AKRON, Ohio – (July 16, 2019) – Apple Growth Partners (AGP), award-winning accounting and business advisory firm, has announced staff promotions effective July 1. Eight employees earned career advancement as a result of their commitment to the firm’s clients….

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Enterprise Value vs. Equity Value: What’s the Difference?

07.16.19

By Eric Flickinger, CPA/ABV | Manager, Business Valuation Have you ever tried to substitute diet soda for regular soda? It’s just not the same. Diet soda can leave a bad taste in your mouth if you are not prepared…

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ESOP 101: What Owners Need to Know about Employee Stock Ownership Plans

07.15.19

By Dave Gustafson, J.D. | Principal – Business Valuation One of the biggest decisions a business owner can make is how they want to handle the succession of their company. While many employees can retire and move on with…

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Understanding Discounted Cash Flow Method

07.09.19

Key Points to Communicate to ESOP Participants By Eric Flickinger, CPA/ABV | Manager, Business Valuation The discounted cash flow (DCF) method is an advanced topic in financial courses. So, explaining the process to individuals that haven’t spent time studying…

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Why Manufacturers Need to Know About Ohio’s R&D Investment Loan

07.02.19

By Mike Fink, CPA | Supervisor, Tax The state of Ohio established a Research and Development (R&D) Investment Loan program for qualified business owners more than 15 years ago but many business owners may be unaware of its existence…

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