Head of Global Indirect Tax Services, Singapore
KPMG in Singapore
Kok Shang has been involved with GST prior to the inception of the tax in April 1994, and has since accumulated a wealth of experience. He was appointed on 1 January 2013 by the former Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam to sit on the GST Tax Review Board for 3 years, where his duties on this administrative tribunal were to adjudicate disputes between taxable persons and the Comptroller of GST. He also sits on the GST Committee of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals. International Tax Review named Kok Shang as one of Singapore’s leading tax advisors in 2012 and 2013. Altogether, he has 27 years of experience working in a public accounting environment, with 13 years spent working on corporate tax before he moved on to specialize in GST.
Graduate of Association of Certified Accountants in the UK
Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours), National University of Singapore
Australian Chartered Accountant
Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax & GST) with the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals Limited