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Certified Public Accountant and Consultant!

Greg Nelson   CPA, MBT
Olsen Thielen & Co. Ltd.

Greg is a Principal in the Tax Department of the Eden Prairie Office of Olsen Thielen and has more than 17 years of tax experience.  He works primarily with closely-held, family owned, and start-up companies.  Greg joined the Firm in 1989.


  • Consults with partnerships and LLCs regarding tax planning strategies.  Works closely with real estate investments (residential/commercial) coordination the tax implications in relation to the individuals including like kind exchanges and cost segregation studies.
  • •  Active public speaker to real estate professional groups.
  • •  Extensive individual tax experience including investment/stock option analysis, multi-state issues, family tax planning, research, tax minimization strategies, passive income, and alternative minimum tax (AMT) planning, 
  • •  Conducts tax planning and research for corporations in a variety of industries.
  • •  Researches and advises on consolidated tax return issues including multi-state operations.
  • •  Advises clients and provides tax accounting services on compensation, stock option planning, payroll and employment tax issues, and accounting methods.
  • •  Offers additional tax experience in trusts, estates, retirement plans.


Core Specializations

  • •  Real estate development
  • •  Medical and health care
  • •  Manufacturing
  • •  Professional services, including engineers, architects, attorneys
  • •  Wholesale/distribution
  • •  Partnerships and LLCs
  • •  Individuals
  • •  Trusts and estates


Education and Affiliations

  • •  Bachelor of Science in Accounting form St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud
  • •  Master of Business Taxation (MBT) from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • •  Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPS) and Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)
  • •  Member of Twin West Chamber of Commerce
  • •  Member of the MN Wealth Builders Group