William G. Martin, CPA
Bill joined Vrakas CPAs + Advisors in CPAs + Advisors2001. As a principal in the tax department, he provides tax planning, compliance and consulting services to a diverse client base. He works with clients to develop and implement tax minimization and profit enhancement strategies. Bill has specific experience serving clients in the auto dealership, wholesale office furniture, and professional services industries.
In addition to his client service duties, Bill reviews tax returns and oversees the firm’s compliance activities. He also internally manages the firm’s electronic filing program for client tax returns and develops procedures and training related to the firm’s electronic systems and tax software.
Bill began his career in public accounting in 1982. Prior to Vrakas, he worked in the tax department at local and regional public accounting firms in Appleton and Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Bill’s commitment to helping his clients has led him to many accomplishments throughout his career. These include analyzing the tax implications of selling a client’s business, which resulted in the sale of the company and its stock for $125,000,000. Bill also helps clients take advantage of gift tax savings and maximized future estate tax savings to enhance their personal net worth.
Bill’s father, a well-liked and successful business owner, served as a guiding role model throughout his life. His father’s strong work ethic and close attention to his customers’ needs inspired him to embrace the same values as a public accountant.
Bill grew up in New Lisbon, Wisconsin and currently resides in Wauwatosa. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling, reading, attending various festivals in the Milwaukee area and coin collecting.