Bill Marx is a Corporate Tax partner in Grant Thornton’s Philadelphia office. Marx has worked in both public accounting and industry, including serving as director of taxes for a multinational publicly traded company. He provides federal, state, and multinational tax accounting, compliance, and planning for both publicly traded and privately held dynamic companies. Marx has extensive experience with the preparation and review of income tax provisions, both ASC 740 (formerly known as FAS 109) and IAS 12 (International Financial Reporting Standards), and serves as the firm’s Technical Issue Resolution expert on ASC 740 matters for the East region. He has represented his clients’ tax interests in numerous transactions and restructurings, and in disputes with taxing authorities. He has also been very active over his career in teaching about taxes in both internal and external continuing professional education classes.
- Food and beverage
- Retail and consumer products
- Technology and telecommunication
- Strategic federal tax
- Tax reporting & advisory
Professional qualifications and memberships
CPA — Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Philadelphia Tax Conference, Conference Advisory Board member, 2012 – present; Conference Co-Chairperson, 2013 – present; Chairperson, Tax Accounting Panel, 2012 – present
Presentations and publications
Speaker, “Impact of the Elections on Tax Legislation," panelist, Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) Executive Breakfast Series.
Instructor, “Tax Aspects of ASC 718: Stock Compensation,” Networking Seminars.
Panelist, “FAS 109 & IAS 12 Explored: A 2011 Update,” Knowledge Congress live webcast series.
Cub Scout Pack 284, Pack Committee Chairperson
Little League, Coach
BS, Education, Pennsylvania State University
BS, Accounting, Pennsylvania State University