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Rick Franke
Principal
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PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE
Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Netherlands office
      – Specializes in providing value-added tax (VAT) and real estate 
         transfer tax.

    Previous
    • Co-founder and Partner, national tax firm
        – Specialized in VAT and real estate transfer tax.
      • Director, VAT and real estate transfer tax, international accounting and tax law firm

      PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE
      Previous
      • Tax Inspector, Dutch inland revenue, VAT department for large enterprises
      • Tax Inspector and Team Leader, Customs authorities Dutch Antilles (Caribbean), General Use Tax
      • Tax Inspector, Dutch inland revenue, VAT department for insurance companies
      • Tax Auditor, Dutch inland revenue, VAT department for large enterprises

      PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
      Mr. Franke lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients and the Ryan Professional Development Program. Additionally, he has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
      • Diverse Bachelor Educations (accountancy, tax educations)
      • European Organization for Financial Institutions
      • Partos (organization third-world development foundations)
      • Public housing foundations

      PUBLICATIONS
      Mr. Franke has written several articles in diverse leading Dutch and international publications, including Weekly Tax Law (WFR), VAT Brief (BTW Brief), VAT Bulletin (BTW Bulletin), and International Tax Review. He was the initiator, designer, and editor of the Dutch Antilles law commentary book on ABB (general use tax), and chief editor and co-author of the annual publication Kluwer VAT Memo (BTW Memo) editions 2001–2006.

      EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION
      • Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.), (Emphasis in Tax), University of Amsterdam
      • Post University Degree, Dutch Order of Academic Tax Advisors
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