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Deloitte Asia Pacific Regional Profile

Deloitte Asia Pacific Regional Profile

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Website: Deloitte.com/tax
Offices: Offices in more than 120 cities in over 20 countries in the Asia Pacific Region
Number of professionals: 672 partners and over 10,000 client service professionals

Deloitte Asia Pacific brings together our tax and legal professionals to provide a seamless and one-stop-shop client experience across geographical boundaries and offer them one door to the future. Whether they are the Head of Tax, Head of Mobility, General Counsel, CFO, or others, we assist our clients to navigate through uncertainties, connect for impact and make confident decisions.

We are the only fully integrated firm in AP including all major markets (Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, South East Asia, Korea and Taiwan. To our clients, this means ease of access to an increased number of professionals and opportunities regardless of where they are located.

Deloitte AP leads the region in providing a full spectrum of tax services that extends beyond traditional tax services and includes legal services, immigration services, tax and finance outsourcing, and tax related technology services.

Of particular importance is the investments we have made around our world class business operations and technology platforms. Our global and regional delivery centers, such as the Asia Pacific International Center of Excellence (AP ICE) and our AP Regional Headquarter Center serves as a one-stop-shop advisory powerhouse for inbound and outbound investors. Global Transfer Pricing Center in India, various compliance centers in south east Asia, China and India, and various Country Services Groups (including China, Japan and Korea), are additional examples of our platforms used to support our clients on their most pressing business needs.

While collaboration has been a theme word that Deloitte AP has been living out in recent years, innovation and digitalization are playing an accord as Deloitte orchestrates its efforts in advancing traditional offerings as well as developing digital capabilities. In recognizing our efforts in innovation, Deloitte has topped the list of "Most Innovative Companies" in various countries across AP and has been appreciated by various alliance stakeholders (SAP, AWS, Salesforce etc.) as "an innovative partner" in recent years.

With collaboration, innovation and digitalization at the core, Deloitte AP has demonstrated its capabilities to provide innovative solutions to complex issues and empower clients to make tax and business decisions with confidence. We make an impact that matters.

With over 10,000 Tax & Legal partners and professionals, Deloitte Tax & Legal teams are dispersed in more than 120 cities of 20+ countries and regions in Asia Pacific.

We operate as one firm across Asia Pacific by combining our practices in Asia Pacific. The power of a single member firm provides simpler access to more resources and with more consistency and quality of services across AP.

Deloitte has always been appreciating its alliance partners to ensure we bring our best capabilities and insights to our clients. This has led Deloitte to view itself as part of an eco-system with partners including Apple, Salesforce, SAP, Alibaba, etc. across AP.

Asia Pacific Tax & Legal, has recorded uninterrupted growth again this year which allows us to continually invest in the future of tax services. This includes investments in delivery platforms, technology and new market offerings.

Innovation is at the core to the growth of our business. Some key examples are as follows:

  • We have designed and built a customized client digital platform. Through this digital platform, we communicate with our clients, collect information, manage projects, provide news and insights, and provide data analytics. This platform then synchronizes with many of our tax solutions and provides centralized data management (cloud) and links to direct and indirect tax compliance needs. This platform transforms the traditional interaction into a modern, digitally empowered, relationship that significantly improves efficiency and accuracy.
  • Through our alliances (SAP, Alibaba etc.) we have created tax solutions that focused on future ready tax businesses.
  • Our legal practice is using technology and digital platforms to revolutionize how law departments prepare contracts, review contracts (AI etc.), track filings, store data, and undertake due diligence (automated contract review).
  • Our automation tax tools allow for robotic processing (RPA) of indirect tax returns and direct links to tax authorities saving thousands of man hours and human errors.
  • Our Bridge your GAAP and other tools allow for automatic preparation of statutory financial statements from diverse financial databases and multiple business codes as required for tax filing purposes.

We have also been innovative in how we identified unique client needs. Some examples are:

  • Created the Regional Head Quarters program that provides AP regional tax advice to large AP inbound MNC's.
  • Merged traditional expatriate tax services with immigration services on a large scale.
  • Created our own offshore and onshore delivery centers that focus on the efficient and high-quality delivery of recurring tax processes.

Amongst other things we are unique in that we provide:

  • Immigration services
  • Legal services
  • Tax technology consulting services
  • Finance, tax and payroll outsourcing services

Our key service offerings

Our key service offerings include:

Business Tax:

Corporate Tax Compliance and Reporting; Tax Controversy; Business Tax, High Net Worth Individuals Consulting; International Tax Consulting; Tax Implications of Business Changes

Transfer Pricing (TP):

TP Documentation and Reporting; TP Controversy; TP Consulting

Mergers and Acquisitions:

Tax Due Diligence, Transaction Tax Structuring; Tax Transaction Execution; Post-Merger Integration

Global Investments and Innovation Incentives:

Government Grants and Incentives; Research & Development and IP Tax; Incentives Controversy

Tax Management Consulting:

Global Tax Compliance and Reporting; Tax Function Strategy and Operations Consulting; Tax Technology Consulting

Business Process Solutions:

Tax Compliance and Reporting; HR and Payroll processing; Financial Accounting and Operations; Business Process Technology

Indirect Tax:

VAT and GST Consulting, Compliance, Reporting, Automation Global Trade Advisory

Global Employer Services:

Global Mobility Compensation and Tax; Reward, Employment Tax and Share Plans; Immigration; Mobility Advisory, Technology and Analytics

Deloitte Legal:

Employment and Benefits Law; Commercial Law; Legal Management Consulting; Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Recent wins:

Due to client confidentiality we cannot disclose specific wins.

Awards:

2019 International Tax Review Awards – 10 awards:

  • Regional Impact Cases of the Year: Indonesia, Malaysia
  • National Tax Firms of the Year: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore
  • Transfer Pricing Firms of the Year: India, Indonesia, Thailand
  • National Tax Litigation & Disputes Firms of the Year: Taiwan, Thailand

The M&A Deal of 2019 by the M&A Advisor

The Legal 500

Top rankings and recommendations to Deloitte Legal practices in Australia, Cambodia, China, Thailand & Singapore.


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