William I. Henderson
Professor for the Practice of Tax Accounting
KPMG Partner, Tax (Retired)
Subject Area(s): Accounting and Taxation
Professor Henderson's distinguished career includes long service as an educator, CPA and attorney. Professor Henderson began his affiliation with the Owen School as an Adjunct Professor between 1974 and 1978, teaching basic federal taxation. Since 1989, Professor Henderson has served as Professor of the Practice of Tax Accounting School of Management, teaching basic and advanced courses on federal taxation.His broad experience spans 37 years providing a full range of tax services for a wide variety of clients ranging from large, publicly held, multi-national corporations to individuals. By the time of his retirement as a Partner at KPMG, he had combined his expertise as an educator and tax professional, teaching the firm's "Advanced Taxation of Partnerships" seminar for tax partners and managers.
As a tax professional, Professor Henderson provided services to a wide range of industries including oil and gas; real estate; manufacturing; public utilities; banking; savings and loan; insurance; and financial services. His functional tax services included determining tax liability; advising on the potential tax consequences of transactions and structuring/reporting transactions to minimize the economic impact of taxes; representing taxpayers before the IRS; and reviewing tax provisions and tax disclosure information in audited financial statements. Professor Henderson has lectured extensively at both industry and academic tax and accounting institutes.
B.S., Accounting, University of Tennessee, 1954
J.D., University of Tennessee, 1958
Area(s) of Expertise:
Tax liability; potential tax consequences of transactions and structuring/reporting transactions to minimize the economic impact of taxes; tax provisions and tax disclosure information in audited financial statements.