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Ryan Kruse, CPA, MS

DIRECTOR, TAX SERVICES

ABOUT RYAN

Ryan began his professional career in 2005. Focused on serving high-net-worth individuals, family groups, and privately owned businesses, he has experience advising his clients in the areas of trusts, estate planning, and multistate tax planning. Ryan began his career at LaPorte, left to serve in industry, and then worked with another large regional CPA firm. He returned to LaPorte in 2021 and his industry experience includes construction, nonprofit, real estate, and manufacturing.

CONSTRUCTION

Ryan is a member of the LaPorte Construction Industry Group. His experience includes assisting contractors with the required change from the completed-contracts method of revenue recognition to the percentage-of-completion method and performing look-back calculations for contactors using the percentage-of-completion method. Ryan also has experience working with clients on multistate taxation.

NONPROFIT

In addition to traditional tax compliance services, Ryan advises his nonprofit clients on the formation and structure of organizations, unrelated business income (UBI), policy and procedure implementation, taxable expenditures, board ethics, intermediate sanctions, lobbying, and planning for new activities. Ryan is a member of the Nonprofit Industry Group.

REAL ESTATE

Also a member of the LaPorte Real Estate Industry Group, Ryan has extensive experience providing tax and business advisory services to clients in the real estate industry. His services include tax planning and preparation, cost segregation studies, 1031 exchanges, choice-of-entity decisions, and transaction planning.

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Louisiana State University
Master of Science in Accounting with a Tax Option, University of New Orleans

Certified Public Accountant

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants

Dawn Busters Kiwanis Club
Krewe of Thoth
Young Leadership Council, Past Treasurer and Former Board Member

Ryan Kruse, CPA, MS

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Construction
Nonprofit
Real Estate

504.838.4812
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