Message from Tax Academy Board Chairperson

Tax Academy of Singapore is a not-for-profit institution set up by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore in collaboration with the international accounting firms - Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, KPMG and PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and the Law Society of Singapore

Mr Ong Yew Huat

Board Chairperson

Tax Academy Board

The Tax Academy is a premier tax centre and a strategic pillar of Singapore’s tax training infrastructure. Since its establishment in 2006, the Tax Academy has played a major role in raising the industry’s tax competency and practice standards through the Academy’s comprehensive suite of tax programmes. The tax environment is evolving rapidly to meet the challenges of an increasingly competitive economic landscape and demands of governments and taxpayers. Tax professionals need to continuously upgrade and enhance their competencies to operate effectively in this global and complex environment.

The Tax Academy of Singapore takes a leading role in developing and enhancing the international tax expertise of tax professionals. Apart from seminars and conferences on international tax, it will offer structured international tax programmes and create the pathway to post-graduate studies and research in international tax. TA’s efforts in jointly setting up with the Singapore Management University, the first tax research centre in Singapore, SMU-TA CET opens opportunities for the tax industry, academia and government to collaborate and develop thought leadership in tax. We will continue to provide high quality training in keeping with the learning needs of the tax community, and encourage robust knowledge exchange.