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Insurance

Appraisal Bureau Retail Replacement Valuations are accepted by all major insurance carriers. Our appraisal subscriptions adjust valuations to current market conditions allowing for accurate coverage.

Financial Reporting

Appraisal Bureau provides Financial Reporting services for tangible and intangible assets, including tokenized real-world assets.

Tax & Estate Planning 

Appraisals are an essential element in Estate planning. Appraisal Bureau regularly issues reports for Tax & Estate purposes including estate and inheritance tax, gift tax, and estate planning. 

Charitable Donation 

The IRS requires Qualified Appraisals for income tax purposes. Appraisal Bureau is compliant with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS); we are the valuations partner of Museum Exchange.

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Financial institutions, insurance underwriters and brokers, attorneys, real estate developers, auditors, family offices, museums and private collectors are some of the clients who rely on Appraisal Bureau. Our tailored programs optimize efficiency and value for both business and individual clients.

Our appraisal products allow clients to protect their assets through accurate and neutral third-party valuations. All reports are compliant with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Our appraisers hold the highest credentials in the industry as members of the Appraisers Association of America. We are additionally trained to serve as Expert Witness in legal matters.

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    The Art of the Art Donation

    Appraisal Bureau valued hundreds of artworks for charitable donations last year, facilitated by our partner Museum Exchange. The generosity of our clients has positively impacted and culturally enriched numerous communities. The donated artworks are now part of the permanent collections of museums, hospitals, and universities across the country. Museum Exchange is the first digital platform for art donations. As pioneers…

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    Podcast: Making Markets, Interview with Caroline Taylor on Valuing Fine Art & NFTs

    ListenMaking Markets, Caroline Taylor: Valuing Fine Art and NFTs Caroline Taylor’s conversation with Eric Golden for his Making Markets Podcast covering Art Markets, Valuations, and how NFT data informs Fine Art data in an unexpected way. Eric digs into Caroline’s background as first a Painter, then Wall Street Art Curator, and finally founding Appraisal Bureau,…

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    From Aerospace to Art, Appraisal Bureau's new Chief Technology Officer

    Connecting the dots [with data]: An interview withAppraisal Bureau’s Scott StrongChief Technology Officer at Appraisal Bureau, Scott Strong, speaks to art market journalist Riah Pryor, about strategic use of dataYou’ve worked across a broad range of companies and sectors, from personal finance [with Previsio] to cloud cost analysis [with CloudZero], and now with Appraisal Bureau, which specializes in the valuation…

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    Case Study: Neutral Valuations in Equitable Distribution

    Appraisal Bureau was recently retained by a major international law firm to value Fine Art jointly owned by a couple seeking division of assets in divorce proceedings. The collection of more than 500 artworks, holding significant material value, was originally appraised by a major auction house. The judge presiding over the case requested the mid range…

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    Articulating intention in provenance research — the role of the collector

    by Angelina Giovani-AghaCo-Founder of Flynn & Giovani Art Provenance Research & Provenance Expert at CAfADownload the Art Provenance Report 2023Provenance research in art is the pursuit of truth in the form of facts, data and historical evidence regarding a work of art’s ownership history. Although it has not been an academic discipline or professional practice…

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    Donating Art: IRS requirements and the Form 8283

    When fine art is donated to museums, everyone wins. Museums acquire new artwork, the donor receives a tax deduction, and the artist benefits from the prestigious institutional destination of the work (also a safe haven from the art markets). The US is privileged to have this system that has helped build the collections of many…

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    What's happened in the art market since the 2022 crypto crash?

    What’s happened in the art market since the 2022 crypto crash?A panel at The Art Business Conference London offered a broad view on digital advance and its relationship to the Artworld in the post-crash eraBy Riah PryorA panel of leading voices on digital advance led discussion in Westminster earlier this month, as part of the…

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    The Art Business Conference London

    Appraisal Bureau Founder Caroline Taylor spoke at The Art Business Conference, London on the current status of Web3 infrastructure, the emergence of Web4, and how the UK is embracing novel technologies.Read more here.Web3 infrastructure: following the Law Commission’s report – what is next for the UK Web3 ecosystem or even Web4?  This session will unpack the recent findings…

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    Could AI help us better understand the power of art (rather than threaten its existence)?

    AI image generated by Dall-ECould AI help us better understand the power of art (rather than threaten its existence)?by Riah PriorIt is not difficult to find concerns over the advance of AI and the art market has been at the forefront of raising alarm, with professionals vocalising potential copyright issues (indeed, Polish artist Greg Rutkkowski…

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    On (Some of) the History of Digital Art: Origins, the Cybernetic Spirit, and Changing Viewership

    By Sophie Cianfarani, Appraisal Intern, Appraisal BureauArt historians hold varied views on the origins of digital art. Roboticists might trace its inception to antiquity, viewing early robots as digital art’s forebears. Some locate digital art’s origin in the 19th century with the jacquard loom’s punch card system, an automated system of control that greatly influenced…

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