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Ryan Extends Scope of Strategic Alliance with Avalara

Press Release Jun 26, 2018

Ryan Extends Scope of Strategic Alliance with Avalara to Provide Tax Advisory Services for Motor Fuel Companies

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, today announced a strategic expansion of the Firm’s alliance agreement with Avalara, a worldwide tax technology leader, to provide advisory services for motor fuel companies looking to upgrade or switch enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to achieve efficient tax determination and reporting. This partnership combines Ryan’s expertise in motor fuels tax, business process, project management, and software implementation with Avalara’s superior tax determination and compliance automation solutions.

“Ryan’s fuels and excise tax advisory, recovery, and technology services can deliver substantial added value to the leading motor fuel clients leveraging our software to achieve tax compliance,” said Richard Asquith, Head of Avalara’s Global Tax Compliance. 

“Avalara is a market leader in excise and sales and use tax determination and filing,” said Grant Smith, Ryan Principal and Global Tax Technology Practice Leader. Ryan’s proven expertise in the global implementation of tax determination and compliance solutions combined with Avalara’s automated solutions will deliver clients much greater results.”

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes get tax compliance right. In partnership with leading ERP, accounting, eCommerce, and other financial management system providers, Avalara delivers cloud-based compliance solutions for various transactional taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other indirect tax types. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world in the U.K., Belgium, Brazil, and India. For more information, visit

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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