Appraisals for Estate Settlement by Joseph Mier & Associates
Settling an estate is often stressful, but a very important job. As an executor you have been entrusted to carry out the wishes of the deceased as swiftly and exactly as possible. You can count on us to act quickly and with as much understanding to the feelings of everyone left behind.
We've made it our company's goal in providing the best appraisals that attorneys and accountants have come to depend on. We realize their needs and are used to dealing with all parties involved. We offer appraisal reports that meet the requirements of the courts and various groups.
Contact us today to discuss your exact estate appraisal essentials and how we can put our knowledge to work for you.
Settling an estate generally depends on an appraisal to determine fair market value for the home in question. We understand that in this time of loss, acquiring an appraisal is the furthest thought from your mind. Because of this, often there will be times that the date of an appraisal differs from the date of your loss. Joseph Mier & Associates assures that our appraisers are familiar with the procedures and requirements requested by revenue services to provide a retroactive appraisal with an effective date and fair market value estimate matching the exact date you suffered the loss of your loved one. The ethical requirements explained within the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) keeps our appraisers to confidentiality, guaranteeing the highest degree of privacy for all parties involved.
Most people don't realize that the IRS needs documents filed to support the numbers involved in estate sales.
An exhaustive report showing the appraiser's opinion of value is required to back the methods the appraiser used to come to his conclusions. In having a report backed by Joseph Mier & Associates's expert appraisers, you will have the knowledge that the numbers provided in the appraisal report will definitely demonstrate to the authorities that the numbers used are well founded and substantiated.
Having a professional appraisal report from Joseph Mier & Associates gives the executor definite facts and figures to work with in meeting IRS and LA state agency requirements. You need not be concerned over anything, because Joseph Mier & Associates will be there to back up our work if they are ever refuted.
Opinions of value shown in documents provided to the the IRS and LA state agencies definitely should be supported by a comprehensive report as to how the appraiser acquired his conclusions.