Partner, Tax and Country Leader for Global Mobility Services (GMS) KPMG in the Philippines
KPMG R.G. Manabat & Co.
Relevant Experience: Karen has more than 15 years of experience in the tax practice, concentrating in GMS. She is responsible for reviewing tax equalization and international assignment policies to determine income tax consequences and to identify tax planning opportunities. She is also responsible for delivering tax return and employer withholding compliance, tax and immigration opinion projects and individual expatriate tax consulting. Karen was instrumental in the exponential growth of the GMS practice in KPMG RGM&Co. The key elements to this growth are her 10 years of business relationships and her role in expanding the set of services offered to various companies in the Philippines. In 2014, her efforts paved way to the accreditation of KPMG with the Bureau of Immigration as an immigration service provider. Effective October 01, 2016, she assumed as GMS Country Leader and Immigration Practice Head for the Philippines’ Tax Practice.