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

 

Are you required to pay inheritance tax as an Australian resident?


5th Apr 2022
Boon Tan

Australia does not have an inheritance tax When a person dies, the estate, or person who inherits the assets does not have to consider any special inheritance tax on the money or assets that are...

 

The Five Key Requirements for Setting Up a Company in Singapore


16th Dec 2021
Boon Tan

A  Singapore Company is governed by the Singapore Companies Act which is administered by the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) There are 5 essentials that need to be...

 

Tax Requirements When Expanding Your Australian Company To Singapore


20th May 2021
Boon Tan

Singapore is often chosen as a regional business hub for Australian companies looking to expand into Asia or beyond This is largely because Singapore is one of the countries where there are limited...

 

Are you required to pay inheritance tax as an Australian resident?


5th Apr 2022
Boon Tan

Australia does not have an inheritance tax When a person dies, the estate, or person who inherits the assets does not have to consider any special...

 

The Five Key Requirements for Setting Up a Company in Singapore


16th Dec 2021
Boon Tan

A  Singapore Company is governed by the Singapore Companies Act which is administered by the Accounting & Corporate Regulatory Authority...

 

Tax Requirements When Expanding Your Australian Company To Singapore


20th May 2021
Boon Tan

Singapore is often chosen as a regional business hub for Australian companies looking to expand into Asia or beyond This is largely because...