Greg Fairbanks is a Managing Director with the Corporate Tax group at Grant Thornton’s Washington National Tax Office. Within this group, Greg provides consultation on corporate and transaction matters including section 382 analyses, cancellation of debt/section 108 analyses, stock basis analyses, e&p analyses, corporate formations, liquidations, mergers, acquisitions, distributions, redemptions and other general corporate tax matters.
Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Greg worked for 4 years at Deloitte & Touche’s National Tax Office. Greg also worked with the Council On State Taxation (COST) as a fellow.
Professional qualifications and memberships
Member, ABA (Taxation) and NYSBA (Tax) - New York State Bar Association
Licensed Attorney (New York)
Presentations and publications
- Greg serves as an Editor for the Tax Clinic in The Tax Adviser, published by the AICPA.
- Greg has also spoken numerous times at Tax Executive Institute forums and American Bar Association conferences.
Greg has authored numerous articles on issues related to NOL usage including section 382 as it relates to ownership changes, section 108 as it relates to attribute reduction as a result of cancellation of indebtedness, and other consolidated return matters. A sample of such articles includes the following:
Computing the Research Credit for Consolidated Groups
Proposed Sec. 382 Regs Simplify Small Shareholder Treatment
Tax Court Decision Favorable For Captive Insurance Risk Distribution Qualification
Final Unified Loss Regulation Basics
Interpreting SEC Forms for Section 382 Purposes
Entity Simplification E&P Traps
LL.M. in Taxation, Georgetown University Law Center, with distinction
J.D., North Carolina Central University, cum laude