Wilson Cheng, Partner, Greater China Tax Controversy Co-Leader Hong Kong Tax Controversy Leader, EY
Wilson is a Tax Partner in Hong Kong, with 20 years of Hong Kong corporate tax and transaction tax experiences. He provides tax advisory and compliance services to conglomerates, listed companies as well as US and European-based multinational corporations.
His tax experiences include group structure rationalization, tax due diligence review, pre-acquisition tax structuring advice, cross-border transaction planning and compliance, IPO review and restructuring as well as tax accounting advice. He has extensive experience in dealing with Hong Kong tax authorities, for example assisting corporations in settling pro-longed tax disputes on contentious tax issues. More recently, he advised his clients on tax efficient procurement model and structure, withholding tax planning as well as the application of tax resident certificate for tax treaties between Hong Kong and overseas jurisdictions.
Wilson has diverse industry experience, including retail and consumer products, food and beverage, technology, real estate, entertainment, media and telecommunications sectors.
Wilson regularly contributes tax technical articles to newspapers and technical journals and is a frequent speaker at tax seminars organized by various professional bodies in Hong Kong. He also serves as the Committee Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Hong Kong from 2018/19 onwards and is the co-chairman of the taxation sub-committee of ACCA Hong Kong. From 2012/13 to 2015/16, he was the Council Member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and was the founding organizer of CTA Conference in Hong Kong.