William McAlpine is a Managing Director in the PwC National Tax Accounting Services (TAS) Group of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and currently services PwC multi-national clients throughout the U.S. on tax accounting issues including business combinations, carve-out financials, uncertain tax positions (FIN 48), valuation allowance and APB 23 issues. In his National TAS role, Bill assists clients with remediation of tax internal control deficiencies, implementation of tax function effectiveness process change and consults on tax accounting reporting issues. He also assists clients with the implementation of tax technology software solutions.
Prior to joining the National TAS Group, Bill spent 6 years as a Tax Director in the PwC Mergers & Acquisitions Group handling both sell-side and buy-side M&A projects, including tax due diligence, tax structuring, post-deal integration, tax elections and the FAS 109 implications of acquisitions/dispositions. Prior to Bill’s National TAS and M&A roles, he functioned as a Tax Director with the PwC Industry Services and Technology/Info-Comm Groups. From 1991 through 1996, Bill functioned as a Director of Tax for a direct marketing company in Chicago, Donnelley Marketing, Inc.
From 1991 through 1996, Bill functioned as a Director of Tax for a direct marketing company in Chicago, Donnelley Marketing, Inc.
Bill is a frequent speaker with BBNA/CITE conferences on FAS 109 and related tax accounting issues, at PwC tax accounting client forums, Tax Executive Institute and the Chicago Tax Club where he speaks on tax accounting or M&A related topics. Bill is a graduate of Western Illinois University and received a graduate degree, Masters of Science in Taxation, from DePaul University.