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Ryan Forms Strategic Alliance with U.S. Tax Advantage, LLC to Strengthen International Tax Capabilities

Press Release Sep 25, 2009

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan, the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada, today announced a strategic alliance with U.S. Tax Advantage, LLC (“Tax Advantage”), an international tax professional services firm assisting U.S. and foreign-based companies with a comprehensive suite of international taxation services. This partnership supports Ryan’s rapid growth in international tax services by providing a global network of professionals with jurisdictional expertise in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, as well as a suite of international tax planning tools to model complex cross-border transactions that facilitate better-informed intercompany transfer pricing decisions. 

The alliance adds a comprehensive solution to help Ryan’s U.S. and foreign-based clients navigate the complex issues of international taxation and minimize their worldwide tax burden through services that include international structuring, foreign repatriation planning, transfer pricing, and international tax compliance. Leveraging Tax Advantage’s specialization in international tax will be a critical component of Ryan’s international growth strategy, as it extends its North American leadership position in tax services overseas. 

“Ryan’s industry-leading transaction tax practice, coupled with Tax Advantage’s focus on income tax and global tax management, provides a comprehensive international tax advisory offering and powerful technology platform for supporting global tax optimization,” said Mark Gasbarra, National Managing Director of Tax Advantage. “Our combined network of seasoned state, local, federal, and international tax professionals provides Fortune 1000 clients access to the highest level of North American tax expertise available in the industry today.” 

“This partnership supports our vision of providing Ryan’s innovative tax services on an increasingly global scale to support our expanding portfolio of multinational companies,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “We are excited to provide additional value for our multinational clients by substantially reinforcing our international tax planning and compliance capabilities to help structure their businesses in the most tax-efficient manner possible.” 

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


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