The AmCham Tax Committee represents the views and voice of AmCham member companies on tax-related issues. It strives to contribute regularly to the tax-related topics with its members´ expertise, mainly by commenting on new legislation, analyzing tax issues and providing recommendations through position papers. It’s a new Committee and consists of tax practitioners from businesses, large professional services firms, tax lawyers and tax specialists from industry.
Mr. Doan Dieu Minh – Tax Manager – Intel Products Vietnam
Minh currently is the Senior Tax Manager of Intel Corporation, responsible for Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand. Minh has more than 6 years of experience working at PwC Vietnam and KPMG Vietnam and an equivalent number of years with Intel Corporation. During the period working with PwC Vietnam and KPMG Vietnam, he provided tax compliance, tax consultancy and Tax Due Diligent services to a wide range of industries including manufacturing, service, oil & gas, trading, hi-tech, and etc. At Intel Corporation, Minh focused on M&A, tax compliance and tax planning and restructuring. He led many critical projects to drive the tax efficiency for Intel businesses in Vietnam and in the APAC region.
Minh is currently the Chair of AmCham Tax Committee.
Minh holds a Bachelor degree on Foreign Economic Relations at the Foreign Trade University in Ho Chi Minh City and a MBA degree at Columbia Southern University in USA.
Mr. Thanh Vinh Nguyen – Partner of Baker McKenzie Ho Chi Minh City Office
Thanh Vinh Nguyen is a Partner in the Baker McKenzie Ho Chi Minh City office, where he leads the Tax and Customs practice group in Vietnam. Mr. Nguyen’s practice areas include tax and customs, trade and general commercial matters. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie’s Ho Chi Minh City office in 2004, Mr. Nguyen practiced tax advisory work for two international accounting firms for eight years and worked in the compliance function of an international insurance company. An expert in tax planning and law, Mr. Nguyen has assisted clients with advice and structuring work as well as contentious appeals with the tax authorities. Mr. Nguyen is an award winning practitioner, recently recognized by the International Tax Review in the categories of: Indirect Tax Leader (2017) and Tax Controversy Leader (2017) as well as being ranked as a Leading Lawyer for Taxation in Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2017).
He has written a number of articles on Vietnamese tax issues and is co-author of the tax management portfolio Business Operations in Vietnam, published by Bloomberg BNA. Recently, Mr. Nguyen co-authored the Vietnam chapter of Inward Investment and International Taxation Review – 8th Edition.
Mr. Nguyen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Ho Chi Minh City and an LL.B from the University of Law of Ho Chi Minh City.
Mr. Phan Xuan Qui – Associate Director, Tax Services of KPMG Vietnam
Qui has more than 11 years’ experience as a Tax and Corporate Services professional in Vietnam, specialized in energy and oil & gas sectors.
Qui is a Associate Director in Vietnam, specialized in providing various tax compliance and advisory services for both foreign and local investors in various industries. Qui has more than 11 years of professional tax experience gaining in various jurisdictions in Vietnam and overseas including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, New Zealand.
Qui has extensive experience in providing tax review and other tax and regulatory services to large and prestigious multinational as well as emerging Vietnamese corporations.
Qui has advised a wide range of multinationals from New Zealand, Europe, the US, and Asia Pacific region in diverse industries including, energy, oil and gas, consumer goods, real estate, agriculture and farming, financial services, health care, electronics, and other inbound investment.
Qui has been providing tax due diligence and tax structuring advice on various transactions for international and local investors. Qui has also provided advisory services for various BCC projects, BOT projects, ODA projects, and cross border purchase and sale transactions.
Mr. Nguyen Thanh Trung – Partner of PwC Vietnam
Trung is a Partner in the Tax and Legal Services practice of PwC Vietnam, with more than 18 years of professional experience in tax consulting. Trung provides taxation services to a wide range of clients, including multinational and regional groups with operations in Vietnam, as well as some of the largest Vietnamese private and state owned companies.
Trung has a regular dialogue with the Vietnamese taxation authorities, both at provincial level and with the General Department of Tax and the Ministry of Finance in Ha Noi, during which he often provides input on proposed new tax regulations and feedback on existing laws.
He specializes in tax audits and dispute resolution and has assisted a large number of clients work with various authorities and government agencies to successfully address issues they are facing.
Trung has worked with some of the largest foreign investors into Vietnam, both green field investments and acquisitions, with a particular focus in the real estate and consumer & industrial goods sectors.
Trung holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, and is a fellow of the UK Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and a Vietnamese CPA. He also holds a tax agent practising certificate, and is an active member of the Vietnam Tax Consultants Association.
Mr. Dong Hoang Nam – Legal Director of Unilever Vietnam
Nam is Legal Director of Unilever Vietnam and has over 18 years practicing in legal area, investment, trade, corporate, tax, labour, anti-trust, anti-Bribery/corruption, privacy, litigation. Nam started the first job with Department of Justice, and then worked for a number of law firms before took role of corporate counsel. With a position of head of legal and compliance, Nam supervised and managed all legal matters of the company by providing legal strategic advice and direction on wide range of matters related to manufacturing, investment, sale, marketing, customer services, tax, labour, litigation, governmental inspection to all divisions and departments, and employees of the company.
Nam spent time in Australia to get Master of Law Degree in 2007 and then back school in 2016 get a MBA of a Canadian University. Nam is a qualified lawyer of HCMC Bar, Executive Board Member of Ho Chi Minh City In House Counsel Club, member of some committees under AmCham.
Ms. Tran Ngoc Han – Attorney from Russin & Vecchi
Ms Han joined Russin & Vecchi in 2006. She has over eight years experience in corporate, enterprise and investment law. She has particular expertise in the Direct Selling Industry (multi-level selling) and in personal income tax and double taxation matters. She has handled complex corporate tasks including distribution and retail licensing. She leads one of the firm’s due diligence investigation teams.
Han obtained her bachelor’s degree in law from Ho Chi Minh City University of Law in 2006 in Commercial Law (LLB, 2006). She received a second bachelor’s degree in advanced English from Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities (BA, 2007).
Han is a member of AmCham Vietnam’s Direct Selling Committee. As the Code Administrator since 2010, she supports the industry’s business and legal practices issues.
Ms. Phung Thi Ngoc Anh – Director, Tax & Legal Services of PwC Vietnam
Ngoc Anh has 13 years of professional tax advisory experiences in both Vietnam and US.
Ngoc Anh has served a wide range of clients in various sectors , including multinational companies and local companies.
Her professional experiences has been focused on advising client on inbound investments into Vietnam, operational tax compliance and advisory services, M&A and structuring services, effective cross border transactions and tax controversy services.
Ngoc Anh holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Business of Foreign Trade University of Vietnam. In addition, she is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of the United Kingdom and is also a member of the Vietnam Tax Consulting Association.