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Ryan Director Sharon Byram Elected to Nevada Taxpayers Association Board of Directors

Press Release Mar 05, 2012

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Ryan Director Sharon Byram was elected to the Nevada Taxpayers Association (NTA) Board of Directors. Ms. Byram will serve a three-year term supporting the NTA’s goal of promoting sound policies, efficiency, accountability, and fiscal responsibility in the state of Nevada and local government. The NTA is a governmental research and advocacy association comprised of large and small businesses, individuals, and governmental entities. The Association assists its members in comprehending complex tax laws, reviewing the impact of governmental processes, and lobbying the Legislature.

Ms. Byram leads Ryan’s Net Proceeds Tax practice and has more than 22 years of tax experience in compliance, audit, appeal, negotiation, tax planning, litigation, regulatory, and legislative matters. She has in-depth expertise in all areas of sales and use tax, property tax, production, and other extraction taxes. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Nevada Bar Association, Institute for Professionals in Taxation, Nevada Taxpayers Association, Nevada Mining Association, and Northwest Mining Association.

“We are honored to have Sharon Byram serve on our Board of Directors,” said Carole Vilardo, President of NTA. “She is a recognized expert on Nevada tax matters and will play a crucial role in support of our goals and objectives.”

“I am honored to have been elected to the NTA Board of Directors,” said Ms. Byram, Ryan Director. “I look forward to promoting programs that aid in the economic well-being of Nevada taxpayers.”

“Sharon is one of the most capable tax professionals in our industry, and her election to the NTA Board of Directors will add significant value,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “The NTA’s work positively impacts tax policy on behalf of our clients and all Nevada taxpayers, and we are proud that Sharon will be playing a critical role.”

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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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