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April Little



Executive summary


April is a principal with Grant Thornton in Houston, Texas. She leads the firm’s Tax Accounting and Audit Quality practice in the Tax Practice Policy & Quality, focusing on tax accounting, financial reporting and internal controls over taxes. She is also the tax practice leader of GT’s ESG & Sustainability practice, focusing on the tax implications along an organization’s environmental, social, governance and sustainability journey. 





April is one of Grant Thornton’s leading authorities on income tax accounting and financial reporting under US GAAP and IFRS. She collaborates with the Financial Accounting Standards Board, AICPA and other regulatory bodies in the development and improvement of tax accounting guidance.



Industry experience


April serves clients in various industries, including gaming, financial services, regulated utilities, retail, and hospitality. She has significant experience in acquisitions involving special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) across multiple industries.


April is a frequent speaker on income tax accounting topics and ESG. She has also developed and delivered GT tax accounting training globally. She has authored various articles and practice aids and written IFRS questions for the Uniform CPA Examination. She also co-authored BNA Portfolio 5001: Accounting for Income Taxes: Fundamental Principles and Special Topics and BNA Portfolio 5002.: Accounting for Income Taxes – Uncertain Tax Positions. 



Professional qualifications and memberships


April is a member of the AICPA, Texas Society of CPAs (Grant Thornton Advisors LLC is not a licensed CPA firm), and American Society of Women Accountants. She chairs the AICPA Tax & ESG task force.





  • Master of Accounting - Georgia Southern University
  • Bachelor of Business Administration - Georgia Southern University

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