Ryan Wong is the Managing Partner of Thong, Yu, Wong & Lee, LLP. Ryan has over 25 years of experience and provides tax planning, audit representations, estate planning, asset protection, management & business consulting, international tax and consultations for highly compensated/high net worth individuals, closely-held company, real estate service, distribution and retail industries.
Prior to joining TYWL, Ryan was at Ernst & Young LLP, advising U.S. based companies on the tax implications of their domestic and international operations in order to obtain an optimal tax minimization strategy. Ryan’s client base range from multi-million dollar publicly traded companies to closely-held multi-tiered flow through entities. Ryan specializes in real estate, high technology, manufacturing and distributions, and service firms.
Ryan started his career as a field tax auditor for the Internal Revenue Service, examining closely-held corporations, partnerships, sole-proprietorships, and high net-worth individuals. Ryan participated in various pilot programs of special audit assignments such as cash-intensive businesses and information reporting compliance projects.
Annually since 2004, Ryan has appeared on KABC Eyewitness News Tax Tip Hotline “live” television interview with Channel 7’s Consumer Specialist Mr. Ric Romero to advise on year-end tax planning tips.
As a summa cum laude graduate, Ryan holds a Master of Business Taxation degree from the University of Southern California, and a bachelor’s degree in Business-Economics from University of California at Los Angeles.
Ryan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Asian Business League of Southern California. In addition, Ryan is a member of the Los Angeles Chapter’s Taxation Committee of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.