Ms Jo-An Yee
Ms Jo-An Yee
EY, Hong Kong
Jo-An is a HK tax partner specialising in the technology and telecommunication areas. She is currently the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Tax Leader for HK/Macau and principal key contact for Asia Pacific technology sector - tax.
Over 20 years of practical and extensive experience in providing tax advisory and compliance services to top tiered multinational clients.
Acting as Regional Tax Account Leader overseeing regional tax advisory and compliance in Asia Pacific region for major apparel and consumer products groups.
Some notable transactions Jo-An has advised on include:
•Advising on business models for setting up an Asian sourcing hub and distribution network (including e-commerce model) for an international apparel group.
•Advising on the regional procurement/global trading hub for a French based apparel group.
•Advising on intellectual property migrating planning for technology groups.
•Obtain tax rulings and incentives from the Inland Revenue Department for various clients.
•Obtaining offshore claim incentives for many sourcing and procurement groups with operations throughout Asia.
►She works with government bodies to co-organize a series of tax seminars and is on a mentoring panel to technology start-ups to contribute to the innovation and technology development in Hong Kong.
►She also collaborates with accounting bodies, trade associations, chamber of commerce and trade councils and sits on committees to assist in helping the outbound investments of companies investing into the Asia Pacific region.
►She frequently contributes to tax related publications and is a well regarded speakers at chamber and professional associations.
►Jo-An was the co-author of several publications. In particular, besides her involvement with CCH and Ernst & Young for “The Hands of Guide of Tax Compliance in Hong Kong”, her publications include the thought leadership paper published by Ernst & Young “Talking tax – Telecom transactions in emerging and mature markets” and “Tax considerations in Cloud Computing”.
►Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia
►Master of Business Administration from the University of Surrey, UK
►Fellow member of CPA Australia
►Fellow member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
►Fellow member of The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong