ITR APAC Tax Awards 2023: shortlist announced
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ITR APAC Tax Awards 2023: shortlist announced

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ITR is delighted to reveal all the shortlisted nominees for the 2023 Asia-Pacific Tax Awards – winners to be announced on September 27

The ITR APAC Tax Awards have taken place annually since its inception in 2005 and recognise the remarkable achievements and developments by tax professionals from throughout the Americas over a 12-month period.

This year’s 18th annual awards aims to celebrate the most impressive tax, transfer pricing, tax disputes, and indirect tax teams and practitioners across 15 jurisdictions throughout the region. The awards also recognise achievements in tax technology, innovation, policy, compliance and reporting, as well as diversity, equity, and inclusion.

This year the winners will be announced at our awards gala on 27 September 2023 at the Carlton Tower Jumeirah in London, alongside their peers from the EMEA region.

If you have any questions about the shortlist or research, please contact awards editor John Harrison.

For more information about securing a shortlist package or how your firm can participate at the awards gala, please contact Krasimir Kostov.

The 2023 nominees are ...

Jurisdiction Awards

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  • Australia

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Clayton Utz
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    Herbert Smith Freehills
    KPMG
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Clayton Utz
    Deloitte
    KPMG
    Transfer Pricing Solutions
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Clayton Utz
    DLA Piper
    Herbert Smith Freehills
    KPMG Law
    New Chambers
  • China

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    EY
    JunHe
    King & Wood Mallesons
    KPMG
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie FenXun
    Deloitte
    EY
    JunHe
    KPMG
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie FenXun
    Deloitte
    EY
    King & Wood Mallesons
    KPMG
    Zhong Lun Law Firm
  • India

    Tax Firm of the Year
    BDO India
    Deloitte
    Economic Laws Practice
    Grant Thornton Bharat
    KPMG
    Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
    Khaitan & Co
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    AKM Global
    BDO India
    Gaiea Consulting
    KNAV
    KPMG
    Nexdigm
    TransPrice Tax Advisors
    Tax disputes Firm of the Year
    AMRG & Associates
    AZB & Partners
    Economic Laws Practice
    Khaitan & Co
    KPMG
    L&L Partners
    Trilegal
  • Japan

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Baker & McKenzie
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    EY
    KPMG
    Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
    Nishimura & Asahi
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Baker & McKenzie
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    EY
    KPMG
    Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
    Tokyo Kyodo Accounting Office
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Baker & McKenzie
    KPMG
    Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
    Nishimura & Asahi
  • New Zealand

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Bell Gully
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    EY
    Mayne Wetherell
    Russell McVeagh
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Bell Gully
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    EY
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Bell Gully
    Deloitte
    EY
    Mayne Wetherell
  • Singapore

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Allen & Gledhill
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    Dentons Rodyk & Davidson
    Drew & Napier
    KPMG
    Withers KhattarWong
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    Drew & Napier
    KPMG
    RSM Tax
    Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    BDO Tax Advisory
    Drew & Napier
    KPMG
    Rajah & Tann
    Taxise Asia
    Withers KhattarWong
  • Taiwan

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    Eiger
    KPMG
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    Eiger
    KPMG
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    Eiger
    KPMG
  • Vietnam

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    DFDL
    KPMG
    WTS Tax Vietnam
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    KPMG
    WTS Tax Vietnam
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    KPMG
    LNT & Partners
  • Cambodia

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    DFDL
    VDB Loi
  • Hong Kong SAR

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    EY
    KPMG
    Oldham Li & Nie
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    EY
    KPMG
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    DLA Piper
    EY
    KPMG
    Oldham Li & Nie
  • Indonesia

    Tax Firm of the Year
    DDTC
    Deloitte
    GNV Consulting Services
    Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners
    PB Taxand
    RSM
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Consulthink
    DDTC
    Deloitte
    GNV Consulting Services
    MUC Consulting Group
    PB Taxand
    RSM
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    DDTC
    Deloitte
    GNV Consulting Services
    Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners
    MUC Consulting Group
    PB Taxand
  • Malaysia

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Crowe Malaysia
    Deloitte
    KPMG
    Shearn Delamore & Co
    Wong & Partners
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    BDO Tax Services
    Crowe Malaysia
    Deloitte
    KPMG
    Wong & Partners
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership
    Shearn Delamore & Co
    Skrine
    Wong & Partners
  • Philippines

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    Du-Baladad and Associates
    Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra
    RG Manabat & Co
    SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    Quisumbing Torres
    RG Manabat & Co
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    Du-Baladad and Associates
    Quisumbing Torres
    RG Manabat & Co
    SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
  • South Korea

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Kim & Chang
    KPMG
    Lee & Ko
    Samil PwC
    Yulchon
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    EY
    Kim & Chang
    KPMG
    Samil PwC
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Deloitte
    EY
    Kim & Chang
    Lee & Ko
    Yulchon
  • Thailand

    Tax Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Blumenthal Richter & Sumet
    KPMG
    Kudun & Partners
    Tilleke & Gibbins
    Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Deloitte
    KPMG
    Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
    Baker McKenzie
    Blumenthal Richter & Sumet
    Deloitte
    LawAlliance
    Tilleke & Gibbins

Individual Awards

  • Practice Leaders

    Tax Practice Leader of the Year
    Alia Lum - KPMG
    Jack Sheehan - DFDL
    Maulik Doshi - Nexdigm
    Mitesh Jain - Economic Laws Practice
    Panya Sittisakonsin - Baker McKenzie
    Tingting Zhao - JunHe
    Yo Ota - Nishimura & Asahi
    Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year
    Akshay Kenkre - TransPrice Tax Advisors
    Allen Tan - Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
    Fatema Hunaid - Walker Chandiok & Co
    Martin Richter - EY
    Steve Minhoo Kim - Lee & Ko
    Xiaoyue Wang - KPMG
    Yong Whan Choi - Yulchon
    Tax Litigation & Disputes Practice Leader of the Year
    Allen Tan - Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
    Angela Wood - Clayton Utz
    Angelina Lagana - KPMG Law
    Courtney Ensor - New Chambers
    Harsh Shah - Economic Laws Practice
    Kristine Anne Mercado-Tamayo - Quisumbing Torres
    Kyung Tae Kim - Lee & Ko
    Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year
    Allen Tan - Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
    Kenneth Leung - KPMG
    Krishan Arora - Grant Thornton Bharat
    Nishant Shah - Economic Laws Practice
    Puneet Bansal - NITYA Tax Associates
    Saket Patawari - Nexdigm
    Tingting Zhao - JunHe
  • Rising Stars

    Tax Rising Star
    Ada Ma - EY
    Adam He - KPMG
    Cameron Forbes - Clayton Utz
    Jeremiah Soh - Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
    Kunhoon Lee - Lee & Ko
    Pulkit Poddar - Economic Laws Practice
    Sanporn Sanpatchaya - Grant Thornton
    Transfer Pricing Rising Star
    Hetav Vasani - KNAV
    Liu Ning - Baker McKenzie FenXun
    Qing Zhang - JunHe
    Ran Li - KPMG
    Sam O'Connor - Grant Thornton
    Sangeeth Aiyappa - EY
    Suraj Agarwal - TransPrice Tax Advisors
    Tax Litigation & Disputes Rising Star
    Andy Bubb - Clayton Utz
    Ginita Bodani - Economic Laws Practice
    Jeremiah Soh - Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
    Jung Ho Ryu - Lee & Ko
    Puput Bayu Wibowo - DDTC
    Qing Zhang - JunHe
    Rendi Risandy - ssp consulting
    Indirect Tax Rising Star
    Aasmee Mangla - NITYA Tax Associates
    Jeremiah Soh - Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
    Liang Wu - KPMG
    Qing Zhang - JunHe
    Sirirasi Gobpradit - Baker McKenzie
    Sohrab Bararia - Grant Thornton Bharat
    Stella Joseph - Economic Laws Practice

In-House Awards

  • In-House Teams of the Year

    In-House Tax Team of the Year
    ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel India
    Haleon
    IFM Investors
    Lupin
    SLB Group
    Tech Mahindra
    In-House Transfer Pricing Team of the Year
    Linde Engineering
    Schlumberger India Technology Center
    Tech Mahindra
    Unicus
    Wipro
    In-House Indirect Tax Team of the Year
    Infosys
    Lupin
    Schlumberger India Technology Center
    SLB Group
    Tech Mahindra
    In-House Tax Technology Team of the Year
    GlaxoSmithKline Asia
    Haleon
    Infosys
    Tech Mahindra
    TMSL
    In-House Compliance & Reporting Team of the Year
    ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel
    Haleon
    Infosys
    Lupin
    Tech Mahindra
  • In-House Leaders of the Year

    In-House Tax Leader of the Year
    Kinjesh Thakkar - Linde Engineering
    Ramesh Khaitan - Lupin
    Anuprita Mehta - ArcelorMittal Nippon Steel
    Umang Dhingra - Haleon
    In-House Transfer Pricing Leader of the Year
    Ching Tan - Nomura
    Kinjesh Thakkar - Linde Engineering
    Manish Gupta - Cargill
    Ritu Sharma - Netflix
    Tejas Dharwadkar - Unicus
    In-House Indirect Tax Leader of the Year
    Mohan Nusetti - Lupin
    Mohamed Faycal Charfeddine - Aujan Coca-Cola
    Pritam Kaur - PayPal
    Sunil Kumar Dhareshwar - Infosys
    Vikas Garg - Siemens

Regional Awards

  • Best Newcomer of the Year

    AVA Insights
    GreenMount Advisory
    Halim Hong & Quek
    Mayne Wetherell
    WTS Taxise
  • Pro Bono Firm of the Year

    DDTC
    GNV Consulting Services
    JunHe LLP
  • Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

    Deloitte
    EY
    Grant Thornton Bharat
    KPMG
    Nexdigm
  • Tax Policy Firm of the Year

    DDTC
    Economic Laws Practice
    EY
    JunHe
    KPMG
  • Withholding Tax Firm of the Year

    Deloitte
    JunHe
    KPMG
  • Tax Litigation & Disputes Firm of the Year

    Baker McKenzie
    DDTC
    Deloitte
    GNV Consulting Services
    Grant Thornton
    KPMG
    Yulchon
  • Tax Firm of the Year

    Baker McKenzie
    DDTC
    Deloitte
    Economic Laws Practice
    Grant Thornton
    JunHe
    Yulchon
  • Diversity & Inclusion Firm of the Year

    Clayton Utz
    Grant Thornton
    JunHe
    KPMG
    Nishimura & Asahi
  • Global Executive Mobility Tax Firm of the Year

    Deloitte
    GNV Consulting Services
    Grant Thornton
    JunHe LLP
    KPMG
  • Tax Innovator of the Year

    BDO
    DDTC
    EY
    KPMG
  • Tax Technology Provider of the Year

    BDO
    DDTC
    Deloitte
    EY
    KPMG
    Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting
  • Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

    Baker McKenzie
    BDO
    Deloitte
    Economic Laws Practice
    GNV Consulting Services
    Grant Thornton
    JunHe
  • Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

    BDO
    DDTC
    Deloitte
    Grant Thornton
    KPMG
    Nexdigm
    Transfer Pricing Solutions
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