Past Speaking Events

December 5th, 2017

Reasonable Compensation and the IRS

American Society of Appraisers
Washington DC
November 28th, 2017

NACVA New Jersey State Conference

NACVA New Jersey
Edison, Hilton Garden Inn, 50 Raritan Parkway, Edison, NJ 08837,

Mike Gregory is covering:

"Discount for Lack of Marketability" (First hour) and "What the IRS Looks for When Evaluating a Business Valuation Report" (Second hour)   Michael Gregory 

from 10 am to 12 pm

November 21st, 2017

Negotiations with the IRS on Valuations

American Society of Appraisers St. Louis Chapter
10411 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

In this session, Michael Gregory sheds light on the most common errors in real property appraisals from the perspective of the IRS, and he presents how to overcome conflict when the IRS appraisers raise issues.  The lessons learned based on neuroscience will help you resolve conflict and negotiate winning solutions not only with real property issues and conflicts with the IRS, but with others issues providing applications at work and at home.

November 16th, 2017

Two Day CPE for the Georgia Society of CPAs

Georgia Society of CPAs
Atlanta, Georgia

November 15th, 2017

How to De-Escalate and Negotiate

Olsen Thielen
2675 Long Lake Road Roseville, MN 55113-1117

In this session Michael Gregory shares with you insights on how to diffuse volatile situations focusing on de-escalation, communication, conversation, listening, negotiation and if needed mediation.  With over 2,500 mediations and negotiations during his career Mike shares with you insights on how to de-escalate and negotiate and he provides all participants with his pocket guide on peaceful resolutions.  With his focus on the IRS, business to business and within businesses practical examples you can immediately apply this information at your work, home or other environments.

November 6th, 2017

Two Day CPE for the North Carolina Association of CPAs

North Carolina Association of CPAs
Morrisville, North Carolina

October 18th, 2017

How to Avoid and What to Do if Audited by the IRS

Florida Institute of CPAs
Tallahassee, Florida

October 3rd, 2017

How to Value Non-Controlling Interests in S-Corps for Federal Tax Purposes

American Society of Appraisers
Washington DC
September 26th, 2017

How to Work with the IRS

Estate Planning Council of Northern Virginia
Tyson's Corners, Virginia

This presentation will focus on estate and gift tax returns.  Mike will introduce the structure of the IRS as it relates to these types of returns. Following that introduction insights will provided on what to do before the return is filed, steps to take given the IRS classification processes, steps to take on audit, and what to do if the case is unagreed and proceeds to Appeals or litigation.  This should be helpful to practitioners, clients and those interested in knowing how to navigate these processes on behalf of their clients

August 15th, 2017

Resolving Conflict

CAS Program at the IRS
Booklyn Center, Minnesota

This highly interactive session is specifically oriented towards IRS employees that audit taxpayers .  The emphasis is on de-escalation and negotiation.  Elements related to time management, delegation as a delegatee and delegator are included since these areas can also lead to frustration and conflict.   Key elements from neuroscience will be incorporated throughout the session.