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May 26, 2015, 17:52 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

House Passes Legislation for a Permanent Research and Experimentation Tax Credit

On May 20, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2015 (H.R. 880). The bill...

May 26, 2015, 17:46 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Georgia: Important Legislative Update

 Georgia House Bill 202 ("H.B. 202") was signed into law on May 6, 2015. The specific language regarding assessment freezes was updated to...

May 13, 2015, 15:45 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Australia to Introduce Goods and Services Tax on Digital Products

 On 12 May 2015, the Australian Federal Government released its 2015 Budget. As part of the budget measures, the Government has announced that,...

May 13, 2015, 12:55 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Ryan Promotes Two New Principals and One New Corporate Officer to Senior Leadership Team

 Ryan, a global tax services firm, has promoted Dustin Davis and Walter Gardisch to Principal; also, Lee Ruiz has been promoted to Chief Legal...

May 11, 2015, 14:12 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Texas Third Court of Appeals Finds that Exhibiting Movies and Other Content Produces a Good for Franchise Tax Purposes

On April 30, 2015, in American Multi-Cinema, Inc. ("AMC") v. Glenn Hegar, the Texas Third Court of Appeals ("Appellate Court") found...

Apr 28, 2015, 17:02 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Missouri Governor Signs House Bill 384, Creating Tax Amnesty Program

On April 27, 2015, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed House Bill 384 ("H.B. 384"), creating a Tax Amnesty Program ("Program") for taxes...

Apr 27, 2015, 18:15 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Missouri and North Dakota Create Sales and Use Tax Exemptions for New and Expanding Data Storage Centers

 In April, both Missouri (Senate Bill 149) and North Dakota (House Bill 1089) enacted legislation creating sales and use tax exemptions for new...

Apr 27, 2015, 14:20 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Ryan Named One of 2015 Best Companies to Work for in New York State

Ryan, a global tax firm, has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State. Ryan ranked eighth out of 34 companies in the...

Apr 27, 2015, 11:52 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Maryland 2015 Tax Amnesty Program - September 1, 2015 to October 30, 2015

 On April 14, 2015, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed Senate Bill 763 ("S.B. 763"), 2015 M.D. Laws Ch. 50, creating a Tax Amnesty Program...

Apr 23, 2015, 17:19 ET
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Ryan Principal Jim Kranjc Appointed to Advisory Group for Illinois Department of Revenue

Jim Kranjc, a Principal at Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has been appointed to the Director's Advisory Group for the Illinois...

Apr 13, 2015, 13:50 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Treasury Regulations on the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit Updated to Reflect Changes to Controlled Group Allocation Rules in the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

 On April 3, 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department published final and temporary regulations that provide taxpayer guidance on the allocation...

Apr 08, 2015, 15:51 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Ryan Named as One of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2015

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm headquartered in Dallas, was recently named as one of the 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas....

Apr 08, 2015, 12:24 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

New York Extends and Reforms Tax Credit Program for Environmental Remediation of "Brownfields"

 On April 1, 2015, New York's Senate passed Senate Bill 2006 ("S.B. 2006"), the state's $142 billion budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The...

Apr 02, 2015, 15:07 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Puerto Rico Tax Alert: Potential Sales Tax Increase April 1, 2015

On February 11, 2015, House Bill 2329 was introduced to radically change the tax code of Puerto Rico. The bill is designed to scrap the current tax...

Apr 02, 2015, 14:57 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Third Court of Appeals Finds that Texas Franchise Tax Gross Receipts Do Not Include Sales Allowances, Even if Recorded in a Separate Account

In Gulf Chemical and Metallurgical Corporation v. Glenn Hegar, the Third Court of Appeals ("Appellate Court") on March 26, 2015,...

Dec 22, 2014, 12:44 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

50% Bonus Depreciation Reinstated for One Year

 On December 16, 2014, the Senate voted to renew a collection of expired tax provisions commonly referred to as "tax extenders," while the...

Dec 19, 2014, 10:45 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Internet Tax Freedom Act Extended

As part of the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday, December 16, 2014, the Internet Tax Freedom Act...

Dec 11, 2014, 15:34 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Michigan Appeals Court Rules that Electricity Purchased by Telecommunications Companies Does Not Qualify for Industrial Processing Exemption

In MidAmerican Energy Company v. Department of Treasury, Michigan Court of Appeals, No. 316902, December 4, 2014, the Michigan Court of Appeals...

Dec 01, 2014, 14:59 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Ryan Joins Exclusive Group of Companies Selected to the 2014 Dallas Morning News Top 100 Places to Work List for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that the Firm's...

Nov 18, 2014, 16:46 ET
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth largest corporate tax practice in the United States.

Chilean Congress Passed Tax Reform with Substantial Changes to the Chilean Tax System

On September 29, 2014, the Chilean Congress passed a significant tax reform. The enacted law includes substantial changes to the Chilean tax...