About us

William P Kingsley

Bill Kingsley is a partner and has over 30 years of experience providing tax planning and strategic business consulting services to both public and privately held companies

He is the leader of UHY Advisors Detroit, US, office. He chairs the firm's international tax committee and serves as a liaison to UHY International.

Bill joined the UHY International Board of directors in October 2023.

Professional experience

  • Extensive knowledge of international taxes and all areas of federal taxation including C corporation, S corporation, and partnership
  • Assists companies with mergers and acquisitions, international restructuring
  • Proactive approach to developing planning techniques to minimize taxes for entrepreneurial and family owned businesses
  • Before joining UHY Advisors, Bill was a lead client service partner with two large international accounting firms, where he developed several key initiatives for the firms including a China tax desk and service program for privately-held businesses


  • Licensed CPA in the state of Michigan
  • B.S. in Business Administration and Accounting, Aquinas College
  • S.T. in Taxation, Grand Valley State University

Professional Memberships (Active and/or prior)

  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Current and former civic memberships include

  • Downtown Detroit Partnership (Board Member)
  • WSU Mike Ilitch School of Business Board of Visitors (Board Member)
  • Detroit Economic Club
  • Greater Downtown Business Association (Board Member)
  • Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars (Board Member)
  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra (Former Trustee)
  • Nonprofit Enterprise at Work of Ann Arbor and Detroit (Former Board of Trustees)
  • Detroit Athletic Club

Selected speaking engagements

  • US Tax Reform – International Provisions, UHY EMEA Regional Meeting, 2019
  • “State Taxes in the US”, UK-US Breakfast Seminar, 2018
  • Host and Co-Chairperson, UHY LLP International Roundtable Breakfast Series
  • “International Transactions & The New World Order”, UHY International Tax Seminar, 2018
  • “New Provisions in the R&D Credit for Small Businesses”, Small Talk with Mark S. Lee Podcast, 2017
  • “The tax consequences of entity choices”, Business Law Institute, October 2016
  • “10 Ways To Get the Most Out of Your Board”, UHY LLP 2015 Not-For-Profit Roundtable
  • “International Tax Update”, UHY Advisors Annual Tax Forum, 2010-2014
  • “Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in the United States”, International M&A Forum in Shanghai, China, 2013.