2011 Bilateral Programme
with the General Department of Taxtion, Cambodia
(2011.12. 6 ~ 8, Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
□ The Tax Programme, OECD Korea Policy Centre hosted a Bilateral Program with the General Department of Taxation (GDT), Cambodia in December, 2011 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
ㅇThe Tax Programme hosted a two-day seminar for public officials in the GDT, Cambodia on the subject of International Taxation and Taxation of Financial Instruments. December 6-7, 2011, Phnom Penh Hotel)
ㅇHigh ranking officials from the GDT, Cambodia participated in the Opening Session including H. E. Sim Ieang, Director General of the GDT, Mr. Yos Simaratha, Deputy Director General of the GDT, and Mr. Vann Puthipol, Director of the Department of Large Taxpayers
ㅇIn the opening speech, Mr. Sim Ieang, Director General of the GDT, expressed his appreciation that the Bilateral Programme with the Tax Programnme, OECD Korea Policy Centre helps enhancing job performances and tax systems and also expected to have other cooperative projects in the future.
Hosted a Tax Seminar for officials of the GDT, Cambodia
□ Invited renowned outside experts in the taxation fields to give lectures on
International Taxation (Dec. 6) and Taxation of Financial Instruments (Dec. 7)
□ Held a Certificate Granting Ceremony (granted a certificate and a gift) with all the seminar participants from the GDT, Cambodia in December 7, 2011 (Wed.)
ㅇ Mr. Ratana Eng, representative of the participants (Director of the Department of Large Taxpayers) extended his gratitude for providing an opportunity to learn about the latest theory of international taxation and taxation of financial instruments and expected that the lessons learned will be very helpful when it comes to negotiating and concluding international treaties in the future. He also added that Cambodia is about to open the stock market so the lecture on taxation of financial instruments was helpful in understanding and improving tax systems.
Hosted a KTC Family Local Gathering in Cambodia and Meeting with Korean Investors/Businesses
□ Hosted a KTC Family Local Gathering in Cambodia and a meeting with Korean
investors/businesses in the evening of December 7th, 2011
ㅇ Many people participated in the KTC Family Local Gathering in Cambodia: 35 KTC Family members including Mr. Yos Simaratha, Deputy Director General of the GDT, Mr. Vann Puthipol, Director of the Department of Large Taxpayers and Mr. Wali M. Shaikh, Vice President of the KTC Family (Deputy Commissioner of Inland Revenue, Pakistan) and around 40 participants from the Korean Business Circle in Cambodia including Mr. Park, Gwang Bok, representative of Korean Businesses, Mr. Go, Dong Ho, President of local accounting firm and Director of KOTRA in Phnom Penh
Visited the Siem Reap Regional Tax Office and Had a Meeting with the Tax Offcials
□ The staff of the Tax Programme visited the Siem Reap Regional Tax Office in
December 8th, 2011 and gave a short presentation on Korean Tax Systems and
programmes of the OECD Korea Policy Centre.