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Q&A With the Former IRS BV Program Leaders

Business Valuation

 Q&A With the Former IRS BV Program Leaders
CPE Credit

Program Type: Recorded Webinar (Audio, PPT Presentation)
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Previous training or research on subject matter being taught.
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
CPE Credits: One (1) Hour
Fields of Study: Taxes
Item Number: 14PBV1219
Shipping Weight: 0lbs. 0oz.
Price: $80.00
Program Description

This is the opportunity to ask questions to two of the IRS's recent BV program leaders. Questions may be submitted in advance or during the live broadcast. Let the IRS former leaders help you solve your most challenging BV problems.

Learning Objectives

After completing this webinar, attendees will be able to:

- Receive answers to your most difficult and challenging BV practice problems

Who Should Attend



Ronald M. Cerruti
Mr. Ronald M. Cerruti is an engineering territory manager for the IRS and is responsible for all engineering and appraisal work performed in the Western United States, including Alaska, Hawaii, and Colorado. He has also been a general program branch chief in San Jose, large case branch chief, and regional coordinated examination program (CEP) manager. He has been a member of the Issue Management Team (IMT) on conservation easements for the past five years. He has presented at gatherings of the Appraisal Institute, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, American Society of Appraisers, AICPA, and at the 2009 and 2010 National Land Trust Alliance Rallys.

Mr. Cerruti previously worked as a forester for the U.S. Forest Service, valuing timber and timberlands, ranch, farmlands and other rural property. He has an MBA in finance from Hayward State University and earned his BS in forestry from the University of California at Berkeley. Mr. Cerruti has testified in U.S. Tax Court as an expert in timber valuation.

Howard Lewis, MS, CBA, CVA, ABAR, BCA
Mr. Howard Lewis is the executive director of the International Society of Business Analysts and president of RiskGuidance Co., LLC. Howard served as the national program manager for the engineering and valuation programs at the Internal Revenue Service from 2000—2008, having worked for the IRS for over 32 years, serving as a valuation engineer, and first-level, mid-level, and top-level manager, both in the engineering and valuation programs, as well as the corporate examination programs. As president of RiskGuidance, Howard specializes in valuation review and IRS intervention. Howard was a co-author of the book, How to Value Your Business and Increase it's Potential. He is the former executive director of the Institute of Business Appraisers™ (IBA™).