2012 Bilateral Programme
with the Revenue Department of Thailand
(2012. 4. 3 ~ 5, Phuket & Bangkok, Thailand)
|□ The Tax Centre, OECD Korea Policy Centre hosted a Bilateral Programme with the Revenue Department of Thailand (RDT) in April, 2012 in Phuket and Bangkok, Thailand.|
|ㅇ The Tax Centre hosted a two-day seminar (April 3-4, 2012) covering topics of ‘Principle of International Taxation based on OECD and UN Models, Transfer Pricing Guidelines and Korea’s International Tax Laws and Tax Cases’ in Graceland Hotel, Phuket. Around 30 tax officials including officials in charge of international taxation from the RDT (Bangkok) and from Phuket Tax Office participated in the seminar.|
|ㅇ High ranking officials from the Revenue Department of Thailand participated in the Opening Session (April 3, 2012) including Dr. Satit Rungkasiri, Director General of the RDT, and Director of the RDT, as well as Regional Director in Southern part of Thailand.|
□ Mr. Kim, Jong Yeul, Director General of the Tax Centre, OECD Korea Policy Centre
ㅇ In the opening remarks, Mr. Kim, Jong Yeul, Director General of the Tax Centre
expressed that he is pleased to have a Bilateral Programme in Thailand where there
are many participants who had been to OECD Tax seminars in Korea and stated that
the Bilateral Programme will be a great opportunity to strengthen cooperative
relations between Thailand and Korea.
Hosted a Tax Seminar for Officials of the Revenue Department of Thailand
□ Renowned outside experts in the taxation fields were invited to give lectures on
International Taxation, Transfer Pricing Guidelines and Korean Tax Systems in the
seminar held in Phuket, Thailand.
□ Dr. Lee, Kwang Ho (Consultant at Samil PWC)
□ Dr. Lee, Kyoung Geun (Tax accountant at Yulchon)
□ Held a Closing Ceremony together with a Certificate Granting to
30 seminar participants from the RDT in April 4 (Wed.), 2012 (Granted a certificate
and a gift)
ㅇ Ms. Jidtar (Tax Policy Bureau, RDT), representative of the participants extended her
gratitude for providing an opportunity to learn about the latest theory of
international taxation and transfer pricing. Especially, she mentioned that it was
really instructive to learn about Coordination of International Tax Act and Korea’s
cases, and expected that the lessons learned throughout the seminar days will be
very helpful in establishing Thai tax policies in the future.
□ Certificate Granting Ceremony
Hosted a KTC Family Local Reunion in Thailand and Meeting with Korean Investors/Businesses Leaders
□ Hosted a KTC Family Local Reunion in Thailand and a meeting with Korean investors/
business leaders in the evening of April 5th, 2012 in S31 Hotel, Bangkok
ㅇ Mr. Nirandara, (Senior Tax Specialist, RDT) delivered a presentation on Recent
Trends of International Taxation in Thailand for Korean investors/businesses.
|□ Mr. Nirandara Prachuabmoh, Senior Tax Specialist of the Tax Policy Bureau, RDT|
|ㅇ Many participants joined together in the KTC Family Local Reunion in Thailand, ; around 30 KTC Family members including Dr. Satit Rungkasiri, Director General of the RDT, Mr. Wali M. Shaikh, Vice President of the KTC Family (Deputy Commissioner, Inland Revenue, Pakistan), and around ten participants from the Korean Business Circle in Thailand including Mr. Kim, Do Soon, Vice President of Korea Thailand Chamber of Commerce, Financial Attaché of the Korean Embassy in Thailand and relevant workers from Korean companies.|
□ Mr. Kim, Jung Hong, Director of the Tax Centre, OECD Korea Policy Centre
□ Mr. Wali Shaikh, Vice President of the KTC Family Alumni Association
ㅇ This reunion event ended in great success with an active participation by Thai officials from the RDT including Dr. Rungkasiri, Director General and by Korean investors/business leaders. Many Korean business leaders acquainted themselves with Thai tax officials of the RDT and they evaluated that this event has been a good opportunity for them to strengthen ties with the RDT. In the latter part of the Reunion, many participants entertained themselves with songs and dances under the karaoke melody.