Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company, a national provider of state & local tax consulting and software implementation services, today announced the opening of its office in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The firm has leased 2,950 square feet of office space in the One American Center located at 4th and North Streets, Baton Rouge, LA 70825Ryan & Company named Timmy F. Hulin, Manager, Louisiana Tax Services, to head the new office. In his new position, Mr. Hulin will focus on business development, service delivery, and recruiting efforts in this market, building on Ryan & Company's existing presence and service delivery nationally. He will also support Ryan & Company's many national accounts that operate in the state. According to G. Brint Ryan, Ryan & Company Managing Principal, "Many of our most important clients have significant operations in Louisiana, and because we are committed to client service, it made sense for us to open a new office there."
Prior to joining Ryan & Company, Mr. Hulin established his expertise in Louisiana state and parish taxes with over 22 years of experience in various government and industry positions. Mr. Hulin's experience includes eight years as an auditor and Area Audit Manager for the Louisiana Department of Revenue; three years as the Sales Tax Director for the West Baton Rouge Parish; and six years as a partner in the contract auditing firm, Broussard & Hulin. His experience also includes four years as a tax representative for The Dow Chemical Company, where he was responsible for sales and use and other excise tax compliance and audits for Dow and its subsidiaries for a nine state region.
"We have significantly improved our ability to support our clients by establishing a permanent presence in Louisiana," stated Mr. Hulin. "Louisiana represents a significant opportunity which has largely been ignored by the major firms in the state & local tax consulting industry. We anticipate that the Louisiana market will become one of the fastest growing markets for our services."
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a 10-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 multidisciplinary team of more than 4,100 professionals and associates serves over 21,000 clients in more than 60 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com. “Ryan” and “Firm” refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.
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