Tae Kyoon KIM

  • Senior CPA
  • T. +82-2-3404-0574
  • F. +82-2-3404-7687
  • E. taekyoon.kim@bkl.co.kr

Overview

Tae Kyoon Kim is a certified public accountant at Bae, Kim & Lee LLC (BKL). Mr. Kim's work areas include: tax appeals and tax consultations. He also has abundant experience in international tax and finance tax. He had handled audits, tax consultation, and consulting at Anjin & Co. for five years prior to joining BKL in 1999. At BKL, he has provided advice on tax issues in connection with restructuring and inbound and outbound investment and has obtained successful results by taking charge of tax probes and tax appeals for financial institutions, large companies, and foreign equity funds.

Mr. Kim was a member of the National Tax Judging Committee of NTS Seoul Regional Office and NTS Jungbu Regional Office and a member of the Steering Committee for International Tax Law and Regulations of National Tax Service. Currently, he is a member of International Fiscal Association Korea. He gives lectures on the practice of tax law in Korea National Open University Business School.

Representative Experience

1999-Present Bae, Kim & Lee LLC
1994-1999 Anjin Accounting Corporation
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2017-Present Member, Finance and Economy Committee, Seoul National University
2012-Present Adjunct Professor, Korea National Open University Graduate School
2011-Present Member, International Fiscal Association Korea
2009-2011 Member, National Tax Judging Committee, NTS Seoul Regional Office
2008-2010 Member, Steering Committee for International Tax Law and Regulations, National Tax Service
2007-2009 Member, Pre-Assessment Review and Tax Appeal, NTS Jungbu Regional Office

Representative Matters

Advised Tesco on taxation regarding the sale of Homeplus by Tesco
Represented Shinhan Financial Group on the review of adequacy of tax imposition regarding its trademark right
Advised Unilever on taxation regarding its acquisition of AHC Carver Korea
Advised Hyundai Corporation on taxation regarding the spin-off and conversion into a holding company
Represented Qualcomm in application for Advance Pricing Agreement
Advised Tesco on taxation regarding the sale of Homeplus by Tesco
Represented Shinhan Financial Group on the review of adequacy of tax imposition regarding its trademark right
Advised Unilever on taxation regarding its acquisition of AHC Carver Korea
Advised Hyundai Corporation on taxation regarding the spin-off and conversion into a holding company
Represented Qualcomm in application for Advance Pricing Agreement
Advised KKR and Affinity Equity Partners on the acquisition of OB Brewery by way of LBO
Advised Affinity Equity Partners, DML and The Face Shop on tax audit
Advised Shinhan Bank on RATI regarding bad debt allowance
Advised on the amendment to tax laws regarding merger
Advised on the amendment to the Inheritance Tax Act and Gift Tax Act regarding contribution in kind
Represented SK Telecom on appeal to tax tribunal relating to corporate income tax imposition
Represented UBS on appeal to tax tribunal regarding ETF-related corporate income tax
Represented Anchor Equity Partners in application for Advance Pricing Agreement
Represented Lehman Brothers for RATI regarding securities transaction tax issues
Represented UBS for RATI regarding the securities transaction tax of foreign beneficiary certificate funds
Represented S-LCD for RATI

Education

1995 Seoul National University (M.S.)
1990 Seoul National University (B.A.)

Selected Activities

Publications
International Tax Issues on Foreign Investors' Acquisition in Domestic Companies, BFL Vol. 73, pp. 71-90 (Co-author, Seoul National University Center for Financial Law, 2015)
Exchange of Information and Cross-border Cooperation between Tax Authorities in Korea, Journal of IFA, Korea Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 351-389 (Co-author, International Fiscal Association Korea, 2014)
Awards
Chambers Asia-Pacific - Leading Individual (2019-2023)

Qualifications

1996 Korea

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