EY announced today that John Staples, managing partner of Burt, Staples & Maner, LLP (BSM), and the professionals from BSM have joined Ernst & Young LLP in the US. Staples and his team focus on Information Reporting and Withholding (IRW) and join the EY global network of professionals committed to addressing the rapidly changing tax reporting demands on international companies.
"John Staples and his team at BSM are widely recognized as leaders in information reporting and withholding," said Kate Barton, EY Americas Vice Chair of Tax Services. "Staying current on global withholding tax developments and what it means to the overall business is critically important – today more than ever. The addition of this group and the appointment of John Staples as EY Global IRW Markets Leader is part of EY’s ongoing commitment to investing heavily in our global tax reporting services so we can help our clients address complex reporting issues wherever they operate."