Ryan's advanced technology and experienced consultants have provided value to Tim Hortons.
We infuse the intellectual capital of the most seasoned tax, compliance, and technology experts in the industry with a suite of intuitive and powerful software applications that exponentially improve accuracy, productivity, and compliance.
Technology creates no value unless it is thoughtfully and strategically deployed to optimize the efficiency and profitability of your business. Ryan delivers a wide array of tax technology and software solutions designed to transform the tax function and improve profitability.
Ryan understands that a critical element of tax administration is risk mitigation. Accordingly, Ryan’s Complete Sales Tax Solution™ includes an exposure review that identifies errors and areas of non-compliance, so clients can correct them before potentially incurring costly penalties in the future. Ryan’s reviews may cover all transactions, or simply a specific area of concern.
Our consultants leverage the most advanced proprietary tax review software in the industry to conduct the deepest, broadest, and most accurate sales tax reviews. Utilizing this program, we can examine more than one million transactions at a time, identifying any critical issues, exposures, and potential areas of concern.
Ryan’s seasoned professionals employ a comprehensive approach to exposure identification reviews, which includes:
- Generating and evaluating random invoice samples
- Reviewing sales tax billing, collection, and remittance procedures
- Evaluating the effectiveness of any internal controls and compliance processes
- Delivering a comprehensive report summarizing our findings
- Quantifying the sales tax liability in each jurisdiction
- Recommending ways to address any sales tax issues and improve compliance
During a sales tax review, Ryan consultants utilize Ryan eReview® as a tool in their identification and analysis of potential federal and provincial sales tax savings opportunities. Refined over the past decade, Ryan eReview® is the industry standard in the Canadian sales tax consulting industry. It is used exclusively for the benefit of Ryan clients. Only Ryan eReview® is based on 30-plus years of knowledge and best practices in Canadian sales taxes and developed specifically for our proprietary review process.
As powerful as Ryan eReview® is, it’s remarkably non-intrusive, and the software is always used in conjunction with the expert analysis of highly qualified Ryan sales tax experts. All that is needed is access to the appropriate electronic data, arranged in advance by our certified data and systems specialist. To protect your confidential records, we employ rigorous security safeguards. These include the latest security technology on all computer desktops and laptops. This is in addition to strict security guidelines, restricted file access, client agreements, and personal employment contracts.
Pioneering and powerful by any standard, Ryan eReview® helps provide clients with the deepest, most accurate analysis of Canadian sales tax payments.
- Customized for each engagement based on the client’s system, G/L accounts, and jurisdictions in which it’s registered
- Pre-defined data analysis tools and queries make identifying potential savings and exposures fast and accurate
- Powerful drill-down features provide the ability to analyze transactions in aggregate as well as to drill down to the individual posting details
- Transactions are targeted with comments identifying opportunities for follow-up to the source documents
Ryan’s Strategic Planning services focus on our client’s overall tax performance, creating greater opportunities to measure and improve efficiency, develop a more strategic approach to tax, and deliver outstanding shareholder value. Through benchmarking current performance, identifying best practices in relation to peer and historical performance, and measuring the delta between reality and the potential of our client’s tax department, Ryan provides a clear strategic plan for transforming the tax function into a Tax Competency Centre.
Ryan professionals help our clients plan and implement processes and technologies that improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their tax operations. We assess tax positions and develop strategic plans that include transaction structuring, business reorganization, and alternative filing positions. And we ensure that the efforts of our clients' tax departments are positively impacting the overall strategic objectives of their organizations.
Ryan leverages years of experience and best practices to help our clients design and implement proven planning strategies for mitigating risk, minimizing tax liabilities, and improving efficiency and effectiveness through a suite of services, including:
- Alternative filing positions
- Business reorganization
- Risk mitigation planning
- Strategic business planning
- Tax automation
- Total performance assessments
- Transaction structuring
- Workflow assessments and solutions
Ryan has provided BASF outstanding value by recovering overpaid taxes while identifying and implementing tax automation services, streamlining tax decision processes, and integrating industry-leading tax software to improve our tax performance.
Ryan leverages current technology, combined with best practices in process improvement, to dramatically upgrade the tax department’s ability to avoid tax-related errors in financial statements to substantially mitigate risk and operate at peak efficiency and effectiveness.Unmatched Results
Integrated End-to-End Tax Services
Ryan is focused on your overall tax performance—providing innovative solutions to the underlying causes of the errors we identify—and creating greater opportunities to measure and improve your efficiency, develop a more strategic approach to tax, and deliver outstanding value to your shareholders.