Richard currently leads the Firm’s Goods & Services Tax (GST) Division, which provides consulting services to clients from different industries. These include real estate & construction, fund management and funds, technological, platform business, pharmaceutical, aviation, financial institutions and logistics etc. His key interest areas are real estate and service centric companies.
He has significant experience in GST with the Inland Revenue of Singapore (IRAS), a Big 4 accounting ﬁrm, United Test and Assembly Center Ltd (UTAC) and the Firm. Besides covering GST and tax in UTAC, Richard’s hands-on experience in active treasury functions has provided him practical knowledge in cash flow planning and hedging activities.
Richard has spoken at public seminars in Singapore and Malaysia on topics such as IRAS Current GST Audit Focus Areas, GST for SMEs, Preparing for GST rate change, Understanding Goods & Services Tax, Managing GST Risks, the GST Assisted Self-help Kit (ASK) and Malaysia GST. He has also authored numerous GST articles.
QUALIFICATIONS & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
- Accredited Tax Advisor (GST), Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals Limited (SCTP)
- Bachelor of Business (Accountancy), Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Australia