Practice Responsibilities and Experience
Soo Mee was a partner with the People Advisory Services of a Big Four accounting firm, specialising in all aspects of employer’s and employee’s tax and pension-related issues. Soo Mee has 35 years of experience in Singapore personal taxation, including providing employee tax consulting and compliance services to a wide variety of clients from diverse industries. In 2009, she set up and led a specialist advisory team to focus on Human Capital and Mobility Tax matters.
Soo Mee, as a partner in her previous firm, had served as an advisor to companies on expatriate tax management and control programs and had been in the role as the Asia-Pacific region central coordinator to the regional human resource headquarters of multinational companies based in Singapore.
Soo Mee’s expertise covers the structuring of complex employment arrangements and compensation packages, including long-term incentive schemes and pension plans. She has vast specialised experience in handling IRAS’ audit on company’s reporting of remuneration as well as on individual taxpayer income. She also assisted in tax remediation to the IRAS made under the voluntary disclosure program for both individual and multinational corporate employers. Her advisory expertise also covers Central Provident Fund (“CPF”) related matters, with broad experience of representing corporate clients before the CPF Board to resolve and remediate CPF related issues. Soo Mee has frequently engaged with both the IRAS and the CPF Board to obtain rulings for clients on both tax and CPF positions on complex income items.
She was a regular speaker and trainer at seminars and workshops on employee tax-related subjects organised by her firm and is also frequently invited to speak at external seminars and conferences.
Professional Qualifications and Affiliations
- Member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
- Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (FCCA)
- Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax) of Singapore Chartered Tax Professionals (SCTP)*
*formerly known as the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals (SIATP)