The determination of contributory costs for the valuation of intangible assets

Economy and management of the enterprise

Theory and practice suggest several approaches and methods for thethe valuation of intangible assets. In absence of comparable asset prices, the appraiser may apply a methodology of the income approach to value intangible asset. However, the methodology requires several subjective assumptions and produces questionable results. The author considers peculiarities of the application of the income approach, in particular, multi-period excess earning method in the valuation of such intangible assets.