Michael Eagan
Managing Director
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20+ years of experience advising companies on income tax matters
Spent approximately five years as a corporate controller and tax director
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Michael W. Eagan is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal Taxand. Mr. Eagan brings more than 20 years of experience serving as a tax and business advisor for both public and private companies in a wide range of industries. His expertise focuses on domestic and international corporate income tax matters, pass through entity taxation, accounting for income taxes (ASC740), tax due diligence and structuring for mergers and acquisitions, and overall tax planning for growing, dynamic companies.

Mr. Eagan’s experience brings a results-driven approach. While at Ernst & Young LLP / Arthur Andersen LLP, he advised clients in a variety of different industries in all aspects of income tax planning and compliance.  He led significant projects dealing with domestic and international legal entity restructurings, earnings and profits and stock basis calculations of large US consolidated group, and ASC740 reporting for large multinational organizations.

Previously, Mr. Eagan led Beers & Cutler PLLC’s (subsequently merged with Baker Tilly)  tax department and served as partner to the firm where he successfully advised public and private companies on federal, state and international tax matters including accounting methods, ASC740 reporting, and pass through entity planning.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Eagan was a partner at RyanSharkey, LLP, a CPA firm in Reston, Virginia.  His client base ranged from public companies with international operations to privately held high-growth government contractors and technology companies.  In this role, he advised in all areas of income taxation including compliance, planning, and ASC740 reporting.  He assisted clients with acquisitions and dispositions, addressed complex corporate and pass through entity tax matters, and coordinated all aspects of the income tax provision process for publicly traded and privately held corporations including preparation of calculations of current and deferred income tax expense and corresponding balance sheet accounts, SEC reporting, uncertain tax positions, quarterly reporting, and overall coordination with the financial statement audit firm.

Mr. Eagan earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from George Mason University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).Notable awards include the Elijah Watt Sells certificate in recognition of performance with High Distinction and ranking the 3rd highest score in the 1991 Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination for the state of Virginia.

NOTE: Alvarez & Marsal employs CPAs but is not a licensed CPA firm.