Head of Tax, Head of Real Estate
KPMG in Singapore
Hong Beng has more than 26 years of experience in tax consulting for the real estate and financial services sectors and is heavily involved in advising on complex tax issues. This includes structured transactions, merger and acquisition deals (including due diligence and pre-IPO restructuring), corporate and financing restructuring, international tax planning, and investment projects.
In recent years, Hong Beng has participated as a key advisor to several high profile real estate transactions and tax disputes resolution assignments in Singapore. He is a member of KPMG’s Global Real Estate Steering Committee and KPMG in Singapore’s Operations Committee. He is also a board member of the Tax Academy of Singapore and the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals.
Prior to this, Hong Beng was the Head of Tax for KPMG in Singapore for the period 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2016 and has assisted clients in making representations to the relevant authorities on tax incentives and advance rulings on intricate issues. He is a regular speaker at tax seminars and contributed numerous articles and commentaries on current and topical tax-related issues.
Bachelor of Accountancy Degree, National University of Singapore
An Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax) and Board Member with the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals Limited (SIATP)
Board member of the Tax Academy of Singapore
Chartered Accountant of Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
Fellow of CPA Australia
Member of the Singapore Management University – TA Centre for Excellence in Taxation Technical Advisory Panel.