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What does PPA stand for?

PPA stands for Purchase Price Allocation

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Facts In Peco Foods, the Tax Court determined that the common parent of an affiliated group of taxpayers electing to file a consolidated tax return was bound by the agreed-upon purchase price allocation for two poultry processing plants it acquired in Sec.
The toolkit, developed by leading experts from the AICPA's 141/142 Task Force, under the Business Valuation Subcommittee, assists the experienced valuation analyst to achieve competence to conduct these engagements for purchase price allocations and goodwill impairment analyses.
That is, it is the difference between the fair value of the acquired company (the amount paid for the company) and the amounts assigned to the acquired company's assets and liabilities during the purchase price allocation process.
With the inclusion of key statistical data, this one-of-a-kind Study also can be used to benchmark noncompete agreements, support statistical claims of dominance of intangible assets - the ratio of intangible assets to total assets defined by this detailed study of purchase price allocations is 72% - and assist in identifying amortization tendencies," said Randy Cochran, SVP, IP Value Publishing at BVR.