DALLAS and SYDNEY (April 8, 2019) – Ryan, the world’s largest firm focused primarily on business tax services, has announced the promotion of Vik Singh-Bains to Principal and Practice Leader, Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Australia. In his new role, Singh-Bains will direct the practice’s sustained growth momentum, expand Ryan’s operations, and increase the Firm’s global awareness for providing indirect tax offerings across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.
“Under Vik’s direction, Ryan’s Sydney headquarters, and APAC presence overall, is growing at a rapid rate, largely by becoming the only provider in Asia-Pacific that offers post-recovery and tax compliance reporting,” said Ryan President of European and Asia-Pacific Operations Jon C. Sweet. “Leveraging his deep understanding of the specific services needed by indirect tax functions to generate real financial value will be a tangible asset for our clients across the region.”
In his 18 months at Ryan, Singh-Bains has expanded the Firm’s integrated GST offerings and solidified its validation and identification process in Australia and New Zealand. With close to 15 years in the tax industry, Singh-Bains is a recognized regional authority on indirect and transaction tax compliance and recovery.
Prior to joining Ryan in 2017, Singh-Bains was Head of Transaction Tax Reporting for the largest investment bank in Australia and New Zealand.
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. The Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, provincial, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a seven-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 2,700 professionals and associates serves over 15,000 clients in more than 50 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com/canada. “Ryan” and “Firm” refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.
Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer