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Seungho Kim

Seungho Kim



Seungho Kim is a partner of Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (BKL). His practice focuses on tax investigation, pretrial procedure and consultatiaon regarding tax, and tax lawsuit. His practice also includes: consultation, pretrial procedure and lawsuit related to administrative matters, and constitutional lawsuits. Since joining BKL in 2002, his practice has focused on cases related to tax and administrative matters. He has been expanding his experience in tax by serving as a member of the Taxpayer Advocacy Committee of Yeoksam District Tax Office, a member of the Tax System Committee of Korean Bar Association, and a legal advisor to Jungbu Regional Tax Office.
He is a member of the Society for the Study of the Practice of Special Litigation under the Supreme Court, the Tax Law Association, the Korea Tax Research Forum, etc. where he participates in academic activity with judges, government officials, professors, lawyers, and tax accoutants. As a public defender of the Constitutional Court, he handles many constitutional complaints; as a member of the Information Disclosure Council of the National Human Rights Commission, he handles various administrative cases.
  • Experience List
    2019-presentMember, Information Disclosure Council, Korea Tourism Organization
    2017-presentLegal Advisor to Korea Tourism Organization
    2015-presentTax law association Academic director
    2015-presentKorea tax research forum Academic director
    2014Member preparing the Korea Bar examination(Tax)
    2013Peer review for journals of Tax Law Association
    11.2011–10.2014Legal Advisor to Jungbu Regional Tax Office
    11.2010–presentMember of the Tax System Committee of the Korea Bar Association
    7.2010-6.2014Member of the Information Disclosure Council, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea
    6.2010-5.2014Public Defender of the Constitutional Court
    5.2010–4.2011Member of Taxpayer Advocacy Committee of Yeoksam District Tax Office
    1.2010-presentLegal Advisor to Korea Educational Broadcasting System
    2010Member setting questions for the first-round of a bar examination(Tax)
    2009Peer review for journals of Tax Law Association
    4.2002-presentBae, Kim & Lee LLC
    4.1999–3.2002Public-Service Advocate for Seoul, Daejeon High Prosecutors’ Office
Representative Matters
  • Lawsuit of KT over value-added tax on handset subsidies
    Lawsuit of over corporate tax on merger of goodwill
    Lawsuit of Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute over other income tax of invention related to the duties compensation
    Lawsuit of Natura Metal over value-added tax on waste copper
    Lawsuit of LIG Insurance over corporate tax on R&D expenses
    Lawsuit of Prime Group over corporate tax, value-added tax, acquisition tax, and gift tax
    Lawsuit of GS Caltex over asset revaluation tax
    Lawsuit of the press (including Chosun Ilbo) over corporate tax, value-added tax, and gift tax
    S-LCD’s pretrial procedure in connection with corporate tax
    Diageo’s pretrial procedure in connection with tariff
    Advice regarding tax on the liquidation of golf course
    Advice to POSCO E&C, Lotte E&C, Halla Engineering & Construction Corp. etc. regarding taxes on construction businesses
    Advice to LG CNS, LG Display, Samsung Electronics, etc. regarding tax investigation
    Tax advice in connection with the construction of various industrial complexes
  • Education List
    2008Indiana University Law School (M.C.L.)
    1999Judicial Research and Training Institute, Supreme Court of the Republic of Korea
    1994Seoul National University Law School (LL.B.)
  • Qualifications List
    11.2009Registered CTA
    1996Passed the 38th Bar Exam, Korea
  • -Distinction standard of Share retirement and Stock transfer, Tax precedent 2, Tax law association, (2015)
    Tax Guide(Korean Bar Association, 2014)
    -Advertising Agency Providing Advertising Services to Foreign Advertisers and Application of Zero Tax Rate Related Thereto (Commentary on Precedent Case), Tax Law Review Volume 6 (2006), Korea Tax Research Forum
    -Limitation Period for Right to Request Refund of Customs Duties, Tax Law Review Volume 5 (2005), Korea Tax Research Forum
    -Imposition of Additional Tax for False Entries on Sum Table of Tax Invoices on Sales and Place of Purchase related to Sham Transactions (Commentary on Precedent Case), Tax Law Review Volume 3 (2003), Korea Tax Research Forum
    -Exclusion of input tax deduction according to value-added tax law (Litigation source book, Seoul High Prosecutors’ Office, 2001)
  • Korean Bar Association, Seoul Bar Association