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Ryan  Peruski

Associate

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
  • cum laude
  • Michigan State International Law Review, Team Leader; MSU College of Law Tax Clinic, Clinician
Saginaw Valley State University, B.B.A.
  • Finance
  • magna cum laude

Prior Employment

  • Ernst & Young, LLP, Senior, 2011-2015

Bar Admissions

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

  • Business Law   
  • Taxation
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Overview

Mr. Peruski focuses his practice on captive insurance arrangements, cross-border transactions, tax controversies, and state and local tax planning matters. 

  • Represents taxable and tax-exempt organizations in the design and implementation of captive insurance structures, risk-retention groups, protected cell companies/series LLCs and self-insurance programs
  • Provides clients with recommendations regarding captive domiciles, documentation of inter-company and third-party contracts, insurance policy terms, and funding considerations from a legal and tax perspective
  • Counsels clients in the structuring of outbound and inbound transactions involving joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, financings and reorganizations
  • Represents U.S. and non-U.S. companies, non-resident alien individuals and U.S. expatriates in connection with U.S. and foreign tax matters, tax treaty issues and filing requirements
  • Analyzes the state premium tax, U.S. federal income tax and federal excise tax implications of international and captive insurance transactions
  • Provides advice regarding the preparation of federal tax and information returns that result from alternative risk financing, insurance and international arrangements
  • Represents clients in connection with Internal Revenue Service examinations of federal, state, international and captive insurance transactions
  • Assists clients in assessing their financial reporting obligations that are in accordance with accounting requirements and conform with their tax positions

Experience

  • Served as a law clerk for the Michigan Tax Tribunal while in law school

Community

United Way for Southeastern Michigan