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William A. Wong

Partner, CPA, MST
414 777 5450

Bill Wong, partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, joined the firm in 2004. He has been performing tax services since 1991, working with a diverse base of clients in the manufacturing and retail industries. As a Valued Business Advisor, Bill coordinates tax services and brings timely, value-added tax strategies and proactive tax planning advice to every engagement. In his more than twenty-five years of performing tax services, Bill has built deep relationships with his clients and their other advisors, creating value and long-term success for their businesses. Bill is also the lead International Services Partner for the Milwaukee office, aligning our clients’ global needs with our in-house service offerings and those of our Baker Tilly International affiliate network.

Experience

  • Coordinates tax planning strategies and tax compliance services for privately held, private equity, and publicly traded clients
  • Performs merger and acquisition due diligence and tax consulting for both buy-side and sell-side transactions
  • Assists companies with worldwide tax planning including local country tax minimization, profit repatriation strategies, financing matters, cross-border transactions, and foreign tax credit planning
  • Advises clients on tax implications of capital structure transactions including contributions to capital, financing transactions, recapitalizations, and leveraged buy-outs
  • Coordinates and implements succession planning at privately held companies using various estate planning techniques
  • Implements tax accounting method changes including inventory valuation changes
  • Represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service and various state taxing authorities
  • Reviews and assists clients looking to expand their business operations abroad through acquisition, investment, and/or joint venture
  • Acts as an international services liaison to ensure successful completion of global projects for clients

Involvement

  • Former Adjunct Faculty Member for the Masters in Taxation Program, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
  • Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Federal Taxation Committee

Education

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Master of Science in Taxation
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance