DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Randy Hilger, a Principal with Ryan, has been appointed to the Missouri Study Commission on State Tax Policy ("Commission"). Mr. Hilger will work with legislators, state officials, and other appointed stakeholders to study Missouri's tax code and make recommendations for improvements.
The Commission was established by 2015 House Bill 384 to perform a comprehensive review of Missouri's state and local tax structure, including tax sources, the impact of taxes, collection procedures, and administrative regulations, and develop a broad range of improvements to modernize the tax system and maximize economic development and growth. The Commission is composed of legislators on the Joint Committee on Tax Policy, the State Treasurer, the State Budget Director, the Director of the Department of Revenue, and other public and private sector stakeholders. Mr. Hilger was appointed to the Commission by Lieutenant Governor Peter D. Kinder.
Mr. Hilger is a certified public accountant (CPA) and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA) and as Chairperson of the MSCPA's Tax Committee. In his role at Ryan, he is responsible for providing transaction, franchise, and multistate income tax services. In addition to being a CPA, Mr. Hilger also holds Certified Management Accountant, Certified Member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, and Chartered Global Management Accountant designations. Mr. Hilger's experience includes positions in both the public and private sector. He currently serves as Principal in Charge of Ryan's St. Louis, Missouri, office.
"Randy Hilger's in-depth knowledge and expertise of the Missouri tax code adds considerable value for our clients," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "He will make significant contributions toward enhancing the Missouri tax code on behalf of taxpayers everywhere."
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. With global headquarters 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 three-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 dynamicmyRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of more than 2,100 professionals and associates serves over 12,000 clients in more than 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com.
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