KPMG was crowned the Asia-Pacific Tax Firm of the Year at the International Tax Review Asia-Pacific Tax Awards 2022, garnering widespread regional and national recognition, having also received a total of 21 awards. These included region-wide awards for Tax Transactions, Tax Policy and Tax Technology Firm of the Year as well as the esteemed Tax Practice Leader of the Year award, for John Timpany, Head of Tax in Hong Kong, KPMG China. These accolades are a strong recognition of KPMG’s extensive expertise and outstanding leadership of tax in the region.

Notable achievements in tax disputes helped KPMG firms to be cited as Tax Disputes Firm of the Year in Singapore, Hong Kong SAR and Taiwan. KPMG firms were also recognized for their Transfer Pricing work in India, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam.

The ITR Asia-Pacific Tax Awards 2022 Impact Deals of the Year category also recognized three projects by KPMG firms, which required highly sophisticated advice to steer through the complex demands of high-profile cross-border transactions.

Lewis Lu, Head of Tax & Legal for KPMG Asia Pacific and KPMG China shared, “ITR’s recognition of KPMG as the Asia-Pacific Tax Firm of the Year speaks volumes of the trust and confidence our clients have in us, and of the quality of advice we provide. Our emphasis and investment in innovative solutions and technology have benefited our clients and provided exciting opportunities and growth for our people.”

Rajeev Dimri, National Head of Tax, KPMG in India said, ‘We are delighted with the recognition KPMG in India’s tax practice has received, and this award exemplifies the hard work and endurance KPMG’s tax practitioners’ have exhibited in the challenging post pandemic period. This is a valued testimony of our Firm’s ability and focus on excellence in client satisfaction. We also dedicate this recognition to our clients for continuously reposing trust in the Firm and extending persistent support and opportunities. We congratulate our teams and look forward to achieving more awards and recognitions in the times ahead.'

ITR is a leading global publication dedicated to the international tax industry, and its awards program recognizes and celebrates the achievements of tax and transfer pricing firms throughout the world. There are three award ceremonies hosted annually, highlighting the most impressive work carried out in the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and the Americas regions.

Regional awards:

  1. Tax Firm of the Year
  2. Tax Transactions Firm of the Year
  3. Tax Policy Firm of the Year
  4. Tax Technology Provider of the Year 

National awards:

  1. Australia Tax Firm of the Year
  2. China Tax Firm of the Year
  3. Hong Kong SAR Tax Firm of the Year
  4. Hong Kong SAR Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
  5. India Tax Firm of the Year
  6. India Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
  7. Malaysia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
  8. Singapore Tax Firm of the Year
  9. Singapore Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
  10. Taiwan Tax Firm of the Year
  11. Taiwan Tax Disputes Firm of the Year
  12. Thailand Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year
  13. Vietnam Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Individual awards:

  1. Tax Practice Leader of the Year – John Timpany, Head of Tax  in Hong Kong, KPMG China

Impact Deals of the Year:

  1. Altimeter Growth Corp – Grab Holdings merger: Allen & Gledhill, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, KPMG, Ropes & Gray, Skadden Arps Meagher Slate & Flom
  2. Gojek – Tokopedia merger: Allen & Overy, Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Ginting & Reksodiputro, Herbert Smith Freehills, Hiswaqra Bunjamin & Tandjung, KPMG
  3. IFM Investors, QSuper, and Global Infrastructure Partners takeover of Sydney Airport: Allens, Herbert Smith Freehills, KPMG

About KPMG in India

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