Dynamic and mid-sized companies play a critical role in our economy, and they need a stable and competitive economic environment in order to grow. Regulatory and tax policies must be crafted thoughtfully to address the unique needs of these businesses. The Grant Thornton DC office, comprised of the Washington National Tax Office (WNTO), the Public Policy group and the SEC Regulatory Matters group, provide the technical expertise to help clients meet the challenges of today’s legislative, regulatory and compliance landscape.
The Washington National Tax Office (WNTO) supports tax professionals in Grant Thornton LLP offices in the United States with strategic planning, consultation, implementation and compliance services in the full array of income tax subject areas. WNTO monitors legislation, IRS developments, judicial decisions and more in order to identify strategies to help our clients best manage the complexities of their tax bills.
The Public Policy group meets with elected officials to advocate for policies that allow the market’s most dynamic and growing companies to reach their full potential. The firm actively engages in shaping policy solutions by offering client perspectives and realistic, actionable proposals that enable members of Congress to make informed decisions that stimulate the economy.
The SEC Regulatory Matters group, a part of the firm’s National Professional Standards Group, provides SEC reporting guidance to Grant Thornton’s professional staff and serves as a liaison between the firm and the SEC. In addition to providing technical assistance to support the firm’s audit practice, the group monitors the activities of the SEC and its staff in order to provide timely internal and external guidance regarding the potential impacts of such activities.
These Grant Thornton professionals meet the demands of ever-changing political and regulatory environments, helping the firm stay ahead and better serve its clients.