Mike Tope is trained and certified as a CEA (Certified Equipment Appraiser) through the Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraiser (AMEA), a large network of machinery and equipment appraisers. This gives him the most up to date appraisal information available to accurately value your machinery and equipment.
All members of the AMEA must comply with the ethics rule of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) and observe the highest standards of professional ethics. Each appraisal you request utilizes USPAP. USPAP was adopted by Congress and is accepted around the world as the authoritative source for machinery, equipment and business appraisals.
Appraisal reports submitted by a Certified Equipment Appraiser(CEA) are USPAP compliant and will withstand scrutiny by the IRS, courts, lenders and others.