PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Houston office
    • Specializes in providing multi-jurisdictional production incentives, deductions, and exemptions to a variety of clients in the oil and gas industry.  
  • Practice Leader, Ryan, Severance Tax
Previous
  • Senior Manager, State and Local Tax Services, national accounting firm
    • Specialized in providing state and local tax services for energy clients, including sales and use tax, severance tax, and credits and incentives.
  • Manager, Excise Tax, national oil and gas company 
    • Responsible for domestic excise tax, sales and use tax, severance tax, motor fuels tax, and escheat reporting.
  • Senior Tax Accountant, oil and gas well servicing company 
    • Handled multistate excise tax issues, including sales and use tax compliance, audit, and tax planning opportunities.

PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Previous 
  • Auditor, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Mr. Samuels lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients and has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Royalty Conference
  • Petroleum Accounting Society, Houston
  • Tax Executives Institute

BOARD & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Petroleum Accountants Society of Houston

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

  • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Licensed in Texas
    (Ryan is not a CPA firm.)
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