DALLAS, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced the Firm's international expansion into Australia. Ryan's Australian operations will be based in Sydney and provide local expertise to meet the increasing international demand of Ryan's global clients operating in the region. To maintain Ryan's internationally recognized level of superior client service and results, the Firm will aggressively acquire premier Australian tax talent to provide direct support and expertise. Working in conjunction with a team of North American and European tax experts, Ryan's Australian operations will provide specialized expertise in goods and services tax (GST) recovery, advisory, and compliance solutions, backed by a comprehensive suite of international tax practice areas.
"The trust that Ryan has earned by delivering superior results for multinational clients has played a major role in supporting our international expansion into Australia," said Brendan F. Moore, Ryan Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of Global Corporate Development. "Australian companies will greatly benefit from Ryan's specialized GST advisory services, backed by a comprehensive suite of international tax and technology solutions."
"The opening of our Australian operations is another important milestone in our strategic growth plan for capturing additional market share through international expansion," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "We will continue to build new operations in those countries where our premier global clients operate and acquire the most seasoned international tax talent to best serve their needs."
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a two-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 925 professionals and associates serves over 6,500 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryan.com.