BOON TAN

MANAGING DIRECTOR

B.Com, M.Com, CA, CTA, TEP, JP

Australian born with Singaporean heritage, Boon provides specialist tax advice to our clients in relation to establishment of corporate structures in Singapore and in-bound/out-bound taxation matters for individuals including expatriate employees and founders of companies entering Singapore.

When it comes to tax, Boon is about more than what is on the paper in front of him. Boon believes that it is the interpersonal relationship that is developed with a client that really provides the foundation for providing tailored solutions befitting the client’s needs.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Prior to commencing at CST in 2012, Boon spent 12 years at various international accounting firms, where he managed family groups dealing with Australian tax compliance for foreign subsidiaries. In some of these roles he served as a virtual CFO across multiple industries, including retail fashion, financial services, cosmetics, real estate, and technology.

CST SINGAPORE OFFICE

In 2016 Boon made the move overseas to head up to our Singapore office. His combined personal and professional background means he is ideally positioned to provide the specialist tax advice for both in-bound and out-bound taxation matters in Singapore. This includes expat employees and company founders entering Singapore.

QUALIFICATIONS

Boon is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Tax Advisor. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and a Master of Commerce from Macquarie University. In addition, Boon is a Member of the Sydney Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

FEATURED TAX EXPERT IN SINGAPORE

As an expert in international taxation, Boon has appeared on radio segments to provide international tax advice to expats who live in Singapore. His prominence as a tax expert is expanded through featured articles in international tax journals. Boon is often a speaker at international tax focused events.

PERSONAL BACKGROUND

Boon loves playing basketball, reading a good book, and trying his eye at photography. Boon is married to Christina and has a son Jared.

 

It’s very important for me to understand my client’s personal circumstances before I provide advice. By building a personal relationship with my client, I can ensure that I provide a bespoke solution that meets their needs.

Boon Tan
 

LATEST TAX AND ACCOUNTING NEWS WRITTEN BY BOON

 

Capital Gains Tax Introduction on the Sale of Foreign Assets


3rd Aug 2023
Boon Tan

In June 2023, the Ministry of Finance released a draft of the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2023 The contents of this Bill cover the announcements made in the 2023 Budget Statement and amendments...

 

5 Key Tax Items a Company Expanding to Singapore Needs to Consider


6th Jun 2023
Boon Tan

Expanding overseas is a big, and often complicated step for any business to manage Singapore has many appealing features as a business location, including appealing tax rates, a strong economy, and...

 

Corporate Tax Residency in Singapore: Understanding the Tax Residency of Your Company


12th May 2023
Boon Tan

Singapore is a popular location for companies looking for a central base for their international operations With a corporate tax rate of 17%, reduced even further by tax exemptions, and no capital...

 

Capital Gains Tax Introduction on the Sale of Foreign Assets


3rd Aug 2023
Boon Tan

In June 2023, the Ministry of Finance released a draft of the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2023 The contents of this Bill cover the announcements...

 

5 Key Tax Items a Company Expanding to Singapore Needs to Consider


6th Jun 2023
Boon Tan

Expanding overseas is a big, and often complicated step for any business to manage Singapore has many appealing features as a business location,...

 

Corporate Tax Residency in Singapore: Understanding the Tax Residency of Your Company


12th May 2023
Boon Tan

Singapore is a popular location for companies looking for a central base for their international operations With a corporate tax rate of 17%,...