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Sabrix and Ryan & Company Announce Strategic Alliance

Press Release May 05, 2004

San Ramon, California - Sabrix, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise tax applications, today announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Ryan & Company, Inc., the largest independent state and local tax consulting firm in the U.S. The strategic alliance enables Sabrix and Ryan & Company to jointly market and deliver flexible transaction tax solutions to businesses throughout the U.S.

The companies will work together to provide enterprise transaction tax solutions and consulting services that enable Fortune 1000 companies to lower the total cost of tax compliance through the centralized management of indirect taxes. Ryan & Company tax professionals are specially trained on the Sabrix Application Suite and will assure clients' unique tax needs are addressed throughout the implementation.

"Our tax technology practice provides advanced, precision tax automation and reporting solutions, specializing in the automation of complex transaction tax decisions," said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal, Ryan & Company. "The strategic alliance with Sabrix integrates our tax technology team with the developers of the Sabrix Application Suite, providing us with a powerful new tax automation solution to deliver to our clients."

"As we grow in the market, this alliance enables us to more effectively serve the unique needs of companies' sales and use tax programs," said Eric Ruud, senior vice president of sales for Sabrix. "Ryan & Company has a sophisticated implementation team with seasoned tax and system professionals that will effectively support our new joint customers."

For more information on Sabrix Sales and Use, Sabrix VAT, or Sabrix Global Tax Management solutions, visit www.sabrix.com.

For customers interested in learning more about Sabrix:
In the United States 1 866 4-SABRIX, or globally +1 925 543 0110.

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 4,700 professionals and associates serves over 29,000 clients in more than 75 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com.

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