Lam Kok Shang

Lam Kok Shang

Partner, Head of Indirect Tax

KPMG in Singapore

Kok Shang is Head of Indirect Tax at KPMG in Singapore and has more than 30 years of experience working in a public accounting environment. He was involved with GST prior to the inception of the tax in Singapore in April 1994. His experience includes performing GST prudential reviews, GST due diligence and advising clients on the application for the Assisted Compliance Assurance Programme (ACAP). He also advises clients selected by IRAS for the mandatory Compliance Assurance Programme (CAP) and on the application for the Assisted Self-Help Kit (ASK).

Koh Shang was appointed to sit on GST Tax Review Board for three years in 2013 and this was extended for a further three years from 1 January 2016. He also currently sits on the GST Committee of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals.

Always keen to share his knowledge and expertise, Kok Shang was a part-time lecturer on GST at the Singapore Tax Academy for three years and is a regular speaker at tax seminars. He is also a member of KPMG’s Indirect Tax Network, a group of the KPMG’s Heads of Indirect Tax in Asia Pacific.

Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), National University of Singapore

  • Graduate of Association of Certified Accountants in the UK

  • Completed Free Trade Agreement Certification Programme

  • Australian Chartered Accountant

  • Fellow, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants

  • Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax & GST), Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals

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