BVR to Host Interactive Web Workshop on Estate & Gift Valuations for the IRS with Michael Gregory

Oct 04, 2013, 09:07 ET from Business Valuation Resources

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Valuation Resources, LLC (BVR) is pleased to announce The Advanced Workshop on Estate & Gift Valuations for the IRS, an exclusive, interactive web workshop on October 10, 2013, with former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) territory manager, Michael Gregory.



In this 4-hour Advanced Workshop, Gregory will provide an in-depth examination of what appraisers should know when performing a valuation for estate and gift tax purposes in light of IRS review. He will cover how the IRS views S-corp and FLP valuations, discounts for lack of marketability and control, how appraisals work through the IRS structure, and much more.

"This event couldn't be better timed. Estate and gift valuations are a mainstay of the business appraisal profession, and the need for guidance on this issue has been increasing every day that uncertainty about the rules and regulations of estate taxes continue," said Blake Lyman, Professional Program Manager for BVR.  "Michael Gregory is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced professionals in this field.  This workshop will deliver new and invaluable insights to a community looking for guidance."

Workshop highlights include:

  • How the structure and organization of the IRS can affect the review of your work
  • How sub chapter S rules affect valuations for estate and gift purposes
  • How to treat discounts for lack of marketability and control when preparing for the IRS
  • What views the IRS holds on contentious appraisal methods and thinking, and how best to prepare for comments and review in these areas
  • How to prepare and defend a sound estate & gift valuation for IRS consumption and review

Registration for the Workshop is currently open with discounted pricing for multi-office listeners.  Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and get full access to the expert's presentation materials, along with all estate and gift materials from BVR's extensive library.

About Business Valuation Resources, LLC (BVR)
Every top business valuation firm depends on BVR for authoritative market data, continuing professional education, and expert opinion.  Our customers include business appraisers, certified public accountants, merger and acquisition professionals, business brokers, lawyers and judges, private equity and venture capitalists, owners, CFOs, and many others.

About Michael Gregory
Michael Gregory is an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the ASA, served on the ASA Business Valuation Committee, is an Accredited Valuation Analyst with NACVA, and a Qualified Mediator with the Minnesota Supreme Court.  He is the Chief Manager of Michael Gregory Consulting LLC (founded in September 2011 after retiring from the IRS in July 2011) focusing on alternative dispute resolution approaches to resolving issues, risk management issues with the Internal Revenue Service on valuation and engineering issues, and value added services including appraisal review. He was an IRS territory manager with responsibilities for up to 23 states with an emphasis in the business valuation arena nationally over his last 11 years at the IRS. Gregory has a BS in Civil Engineering from Valparaiso University, a MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a MBA in Finance from De Paul University. He has recently published How to Work with the IRS: Strategies for Attorneys, Accountants and Appraisers published by Birch Grove Publishing.   

Blake Lyman, Professional Program Manager
1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1200
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: (971) 200-4850
Fax: (503) 291-7955

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