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Feb 29, 2016, 02:23 ET Ryan Adds David Sullivan to the Leadership Team of Ryan Advocacy

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has hired David Sullivan as Director, Dispute Resolution, in the Firm's recently formed Ryan Advocacy group....


Feb 15, 2016, 10:17 ET Senate Approves Permanent Ban on Taxing Internet Access

The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (H.R. 644), which faltered at the end of last year, passed overwhelmingly in the Senate on...


Jan 25, 2016, 01:40 ET California Supreme Court Rejects State Appeal of Lucent Technologies Decision

The California Supreme Court ("Court") has issued an order refusing to overturn a lower court decision that affirmed the state's sales tax exclusion...


Jan 08, 2016, 04:09 ET California Superior Court Judge Rules in Favor of Ryan Suit Against State Ban on Performance-Based Fees

A California Superior Court judge has granted a request for declaratory judgment by Ryan that strikes down a state ban on the use of...


Jan 05, 2016, 01:24 ET Ryan Principal Pete Mento Receives Distinguished Service Award from the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA)

Pete Mento, Principal in the Customs and Foreign Trade practice at Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has been honored by the Transported...


Dec 22, 2015, 11:07 ET Ryan Director Jason DeCuir Named to Louisiana Governor-Elect's Fiscal Transition Team

Jason DeCuir, Director of Public Affairs for Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has been named to Louisiana Governor-Elect John Bel Edwards'...


Dec 22, 2015, 04:04 ET Tax Extenders Bill Includes Extension of Work Opportunity Tax Credit and Federal Empowerment Zone Job Credit

On Friday, December 18, 2015, President Barack Obama signed into law the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015. This bill extends...


Dec 18, 2015, 05:18 ET Internet Tax Freedom Act Update: With Spending Bill, House Extends Moratorium on Taxing Internet Access

The Internet Tax Freedom Act (ITFA), which bars states from enacting new taxes on Internet access, was included in the omnibus spending package that...


Nov 30, 2015, 03:31 ET Florida 2016-2017 Budget Proposal Includes Multiple Sales Tax Cuts

On November 23, 2015, Florida Governor Rick Scott released his "Florida First" budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2016-2017. As part of his budget,...


Nov 24, 2015, 11:12 ET New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration Issues Technical Information Release on Amnesty

The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration issued a technical information release regarding its upcoming amnesty program ("Program")....


Nov 19, 2015, 06:05 ET Louisiana Tax Amnesty - Suspended Program Dates

Due to system errors, Louisiana is delaying the start of its 2015 Tax Amnesty Program ("Program"), which will now begin on December 1, 2015 and end...


Nov 19, 2015, 05:26 ET North Carolina and Georgia Make Changes but Continue the Use of Historic Tax Credits for Redevelopment Projects

After allowing the historic preservation credits to expire in 2014, North Carolina's General Assembly extended the credits under the budget passed in ...


Nov 03, 2015, 12:24 ET Ryan and Concur Create New Guide to Canadian Tax; E-book Developed to Help Businesses Navigate Complexities of Goods and Services Tax

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, and Concur, the world's leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions and...


Nov 03, 2015, 05:39 ET North Carolina Competes Bill Signed into Law

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed House Bill 117 into law on September 30, 2015. The North Carolina Competes bill enhances the state's...


Nov 03, 2015, 03:44 ET Michigan Appellate Court Issues Decision in Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Department of Treasury

On October 27, 2015, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued its decision in Auto-Owners Insurance Company v. Department of Treasury, Michigan Court of...


Nov 02, 2015, 11:00 ET Ryan Acquires TransAmerican Asset Servicing Group, LLC; Supports Ryan's Unclaimed Property Search and Location Service Offering

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has acquired TransAmerican Asset Servicing Group, LLC, a market leader in unclaimed property services based ...


Oct 23, 2015, 10:25 ET Ryan Achieves International Customer Service Standard (ICSS) Gold Certification; Becomes the First Organization to Requalify for this Prestigious Designation

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, became the first company to ever qualify for recertification of the prestigious International Customer...


Oct 07, 2015, 10:15 ET Ryan Named to Best Places to Work in Los Angeles List for 2015

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, was recently named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. In its sixth consecutive win, Ryan...


Oct 05, 2015, 10:31 ET Wake County Value Reassessment; 2016 Taxable Property Values Expected to Increase Significantly

Wake County, North Carolina is finalizing assessments for the 2016 revaluation. This marks the county's first opportunity to adjust values since the...


Sep 01, 2015, 11:19 ET Delta Emerson, Ryan President of Global Shared Services, Named a 2015 Women in Business Honoree by Dallas Business Journal

Delta Emerson, President, Global Shared Services for Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has been named one of the top 25 female business...


Sep 01, 2015, 04:09 ET Important Alabama State Income Tax Withholding Changes

Effective September 1, 2015, individuals performing services in Alabama as an employee may no longer claim exemption from Alabama state income tax...


Aug 25, 2015, 11:09 ET Ryan Wins New U.S. Captive Insurance Industry Award; Firm's Pioneering Approach Named Best "Cell Company Initiative"

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has been honored with the captive insurance industry's first-ever U.S. Captive Service Award for the best...


Aug 20, 2015, 04:54 ET Louisiana Business Utilities 1% Sales Tax - Refund Procedure Update

The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) has issued Statement of Acquiescence No. 15-001, which announces the agency's intent to be bound by a...


Aug 19, 2015, 10:41 ET Ryan Launches New Government Funding Practice; Service Offering Will Help Businesses Unlock Canadian Grant Programs

Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, has launched a Canadian Government Grants practice...


Aug 18, 2015, 10:33 ET Ryan's Jason DeCuir Appointed to Louisiana Sales Tax Streamlining and Modernization Commission

Jason DeCuir, Director of Public Affairs with Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has been appointed to the Louisiana Sales Tax Streamlining...