This week, the US celebrated it's birthday. So, it seems fitting to quote one of the nation's Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin, who once said, 'In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."


He was certainly 1/2 right. But as I recently found out talking with some of the people from Ryan - a tax strategy firm - a combination of technology, savvy professionals and strategic thinking can have a big impact on the latter part of Ben Franklin's supposed certainties.


Below, three members of Ryan's team share their insights into the opportunity, risks and solutions that play a part in complex global taxation of the supply chain.