Eddie Adkins

Retired Partner | Grant Thornton LLP

Eddie Adkins is a retired partner of Grant Thornton LLP, where he served in the firm’s national tax office in Washington, D.C. He had the primary responsibility within Grant Thornton for tracking new regulatory and legislative developments related to executive compensation and employee benefits. He has written extensively on compensation and benefits topics, including articles in the Daily Tax Report and Tax Notes. He has also written articles for journals such as the Compensation Planning Journal, The Tax Advisor, and The Journal of Taxation. He has been quoted in various newspapers across the country, including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and USA Today. Eddie has also appeared on CNBC. He is a former chair of the AICPAs’ employee benefits and compensation technical resource panel, national employee benefits conference and Section 409A Task Force. He is also a former member of the AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee.


Session will detail the changes in section 162(m) and describe how to preserve some deductions in the future. Will cover considerations for simplifying executive and partner compensation planning More

Owning a privately-held business can be tricky. Be aware of these common “traps” and differences in C-corps, S-Corps, LLCs, sole proprietorships, and partnerships by attending this session. More