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Bill has more than 23 years of experience working in both public accounting and industry.  Bill specializes in cross-border tax planning and has extensive experience in structuring and due diligence for multinational acquisitions, seller-side strategies for multinational dispositions, cross-border partnership planning, planning for foreign-owned U.S. businesses, and post-acquisition restructuring.  Bill also did a one-year rotation as the “U.S. Desk” for a “Big 4” accounting firm in Sao Paulo, Brazil.  His experience includes in-depth industry experience in oil and gas exploration and production, beer brewing, bottle and container manufacturing, auto and auto supplier manufacturing, chemicals and fibers, and offshore services.  Bill also has significant experience in FAS 109, U.S. international tax compliance, and transaction-related tax return disclosures.

Bill has taught the cross-border mergers and acquisition course for a “Big 4” firm, was an adjunct professor at Cooley Law School, and frequently speaks on international tax topics.

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Where angels fear to tread: An essay on tax legislation
Many states are finding that their governments (and voters) aren’t as divided as they are at the federal level. What will this mean going forward?
William W. Henson
Blog July 07, 2017 1 min read
IRS and Mexican tax authority announcement simplifies transfer pricing
If your maquila operations have recently been subject to a transfer pricing adjustment by Mexican tax authorities, good news: Under certain circumstances, you can obtain a corresponding adjustment in the United States and avoid being taxed twice.
William W. Henson
Blog June 28, 2017 1 min read