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Michigan Association of CPAs Recognizes Ryan & Company Director Joseph Tomczyk

Press Release Sep 25, 2007

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company, the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada, is pleased to announce that Director Joseph J. Tomczyk has received The Outstanding Task Force Award by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA). The recognition comes to those members who served on the Business Tax Restructuring Task Force, having spent the last 18 months monitoring, reviewing, and critiquing the various proposed Michigan business tax replacement plans, with direct input to the Michigan Legislature and the Michigan Department of Treasury.

“Joe is receiving The Outstanding Task Force Award, which honors his commitment to the profession,” said Peggy A. Dzierzawski, President and CEO of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

“Joe’s expertise in the complex and ever changing Michigan tax laws has been a tremendous resource for our clients in Michigan and throughout the United States and Canada,” said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company. “Joe is an outstanding example of the industry’s most seasoned and experienced tax professionals employed at Ryan & Company.”

“I am honored to support our clients while helping the Michigan Legislature attract and retain business in the state. Members of our profession are making a real contribution to help achieve these goals,” said Tomczyk.

Mr. Tomczyk has nearly 40 years of experience in dealing with state and local taxation, including substantial experience in indirect taxes, corporate taxes, and unclaimed property. He represents a wide variety of local and national clients in industries such as manufacturing, contracting, retail, general service, energy production, financial services, broadcasting, and Internet access. He has worked with large global companies, reviewing their state tax compliance procedures and developing opportunities for tax efficiency and minimization.

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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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