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Ryan & Company Practice Leader Appointed to Illinois Director of Revenue's Advisory Group

Press Release Apr 17, 2003

Chicago, Illinois -- Ryan & Company, the leading independent national provider of state and local tax services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James Kranjc to the Advisory Group of the Illinois Director of Revenue, Brian A. Hamer. Mr. Kranjc is Senior Manager in Charge of the Chicago, Illinois office of Ryan & Company and also serves as the Chair of the Chicagoland Chamber Taxation Committee.

Director Hamer formed the Advisory Group as a means to provide direct advice and feedback from tax practitioners experienced in sales and use tax, income tax, and other areas of taxation within Illinois. The Group will address several issues including legislative affairs, sales/use and income tax draft regulations, current litigation matters, and audit concerns.

"I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the Director along with such distinguished members of the Group" Mr. Kranjc said. "It is an important time to sustain a meaningful dialogue between tax practitioners and the Department, especially in light of severe budget deficits. The Director, through this appointment, recognizes Ryan & Company as a leader and an established member of the Illinois state and local tax community."

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