Ryan Lauer, CPA

Ryan Lauer, CPA

Senior Manager

As a key member of Barnes Dennig’s State and Local Tax consulting practice, Ryan’s areas of expertise include state income tax nexus, audit defense, and Research and Experimentation tax credits. In his more than 8 years of public accounting experience, he’s worked extensively in both tax compliance and tax consulting and is laser-focused on helping clients identify and minimize tax exposure.

Ryan has a strong specialization in franchise and income taxation for corporations, S-corporations, and partnerships across multiple industries including real estate, manufacturing, financial services, construction, and professional sports leagues.

As a member of the firm’s COVID-19 Advisory team, Ryan helps clients successfully navigate the ever-changing rules and regulations, helping them achieve the maximum benefits available through detailed planning and forecasting. His in-depth knowledge of PPP loan forgiveness and Employee Retention Tax Credits has helped many clients secure the assistance they need to be successful.

Ryan has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Kentucky and earned his CPA certification in 2014.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Ryan is a committed athlete and outdoorsman – he loves hiking, camping, swimming, and softball. He’s also a dedicated runner and regularly competes in half-marathons.

“Great partner.  They know our business and know where to ask questions.  They are available during the year for questions that come up as well and are always timely in responses.  Their work is critical to our business’s success and we could not do it without them!”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“I have always been extremely happy with the services that Barnes Dennig provides.” 

– John S., Vice President & CFO

“Barnes Dennig are a group of professionals that I’d recommend to any business. They’re always available to help me via email or phone. They’re always looking for ways to help our company grow.”

– Doris E., Barnes Dennig Client