Ryan Lauer, CPA | State & Local Tax Pro | Barnes Dennig

About Ryan

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.

Ryan Lauer was able to help our little church receive a much-needed tax credit last month! Thank you for your outstanding service!

— Lynnette K., Administrative Treasurer

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— Robert W., VP of Finance & Administration

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— Lynda G., Director of Finance