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William Samuels Joins Ryan & Company; Expansion into State Severance Taxes Announced

Press Release Apr 15, 2002

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company announced today that William (Bill) Samuels, CPA, and his team of severance tax consulting and compliance professionals have joined the firm. Bill and his group will be based in Ryan & Company's Houston office.

"Bill is widely recognized within the oil and gas industry as one of the most innovative and thorough severance tax consultants in the industry, and we are thrilled to have him at Ryan & Company," said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company. "The addition of Bill's group will allow Ryan & Company to offer a complete, comprehensive state tax consulting package to our oil and gas clients, and will further position the firm to become the industry leader in providing state tax consulting expertise in all areas of state taxation - from the wellhead to the gas pump."

"Combining severance tax consulting with Ryan & Company's sales and use tax practice will allow both practices to leverage off of one another's strengths - creating an outstanding opportunity for the client to maximize its refund and tax recovery potential. We know of no other competitor that will offer the combined level of experience and expertise that we bring to the marketplace. Our combined strengths in the oil and gas industry will extend well beyond our competitors," said Mr. Samuels.

About Ryan

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 an 11-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 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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