Since 1995, Stephen Kirkland has provided analyses, reports and expert testimony to help determine reasonable compensation amounts for business owners, executives, professionals, trustees and directors. The employers have included professional service firms, closely-held businesses, hospitals and a variety of tax-exempt organizations across the United States.
Reasonable versus Unreasonable Compensation
Challenges to "reasonable" compensation are among the most common, and most complex, issues raised in IRS audits of closely-held businesses and tax-exempt organizations. Similar issues arise in shareholder disputes and business valuations.
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Stephen occasionally speaks to professional associations of attorneys, CPAs, business valuators and other financial advisors. Please use the contact form on this page if you would like to inquire about a potential speaking engagement.