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Estate Tax – to satisfy IRS requirements for estate tax filing, or to aid in planning and family decision-making


Insurance – to protect the value of select works or entire collections


Damage and Loss – to assess values when things go wrong


Charitable Donation / Gift Tax – to receive tax credit in the event of a gift to an institution

Valuations are based on replacement or market value as dictated by the need of the client.  All fully illustrated itemized appraisals adhere to IRS and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) guidelines.  

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'Melissa helped our family with a large, multi-location estate appraisal.  She was professional, efficient and easy to work with.  The colleagues she contracted to appraise items not in her area of expertise were equally  qualified.  

The family was very happy with the final document and impressed with Melissa's ability to get things done quickly and guide us through this somewhat tricky process'.  

- Park Avenue estate

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