Asia’s top professional services firms for tax and transfer pricing

20 September 2021 Consultancy.asia 7 min. read
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Industry platform International Tax Review has unveiled the 2021 winners of its annual Tax Awards for Asia, lauding over fifty professional services firms for their excellence in delivering tax and transfer pricing services to clients in the region and beyond.

An overview of the winners the finalists per award category and country, spanning accounting firms, management consultancies, law firms, tax specialists and other professional services groups:

Cambodia Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: VDB Loi
Baker Tilly
Deloitte
DFDL

China Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Baker McKenzie FengXun
Deloitte
DLA Piper
EY
JunHe
Zhong Lun

China Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Baker McKenzie FengXun
Deloitte
DLA Piper
EY
WTS China
Zhong Lun

China Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Baker McKenzie FengXun
Deloitte
DLA Piper
EY
Jingtian & Gongcheng
Zhong Lun

Hong Kong Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Baker McKenzie
DLA Piper
EY
KPMG

Hong Kong Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Baker McKenzie
Duff & Phelps (part of Kroll)
EY
KPMG

Hong Kong Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
DLA Piper
EY

India Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Dhruva Advisors
Deloitte
Economic Laws Practice
EY
Grant Thornton
KPMG
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

India Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: EY
AKM Global
BDO
Dhruva Advisors
Deloitte
KPMG
Nexdigm (SKP)

India Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan
BMR Legal
Deloitte
Economic Laws Practice
EY
KPMG
Trilegal

Indonesia Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
DDTC
GNV Consulting (a member of Moore Global)
HHP Law Firm
KPMG
SF Consulting

Indonesia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: DDTC
Deloitte
GNV Consulting Services (a member of Moore Global)
KPMG
MUC Consulting Group
SF Consulting
TaxPrime

Indonesia Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: HHP Law Firm
DDTC
Deloitte
GNV Consulting Services
KPMG
SF Consulting
TaxPrime

Japan Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Baker McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)
DLA Piper
EY
KPMG
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Taxand Japan
Nishimura & Asahi

Japan Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: EY
Baker McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)
Deloitte
DLA Piper
KPMG
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Nishimura & Asahi

Japan Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (a member of Taxand)
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Baker McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise)
Nishimura & Asahi
Withers Japan Zeirishi Houjin

Malaysia Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
EY
KPMG
Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership
Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Duff & Phelps (part of Kroll)
EY
KPMG
Wong & Partners

Malaysia Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Shearn Delamore & Co
Deloitte
Raja Darryl & Loh
Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership
Skrine

New Zealand Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Bell Gully
Buddle Findlay
Chapman Tripp
Russell McVeagh

Philippines Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: SyCipLaw
Du-Baladad and Associates (WTS Global)
Quisumbing Torres
SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)
Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula

Philippines Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Navarro / Deloitte
Du-Baladad and Associates (WTS Global)
Gorriceta Africa Cauton & Saavedra
R G Manabat & Co (KPMG)
SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)

Philippines Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Zambrano Gruba Caganda & Advincula
Du-Baladad and Associates (WTS Global)
Quisumbing Torres
SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)
SyCipLaw

Singapore Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
Allen & Gledhill
BDO
Deloitte
Drew & Napier
KPMG
Withers

Singapore Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: EY
Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow
BDO
Deloitte
KPMG
Taxise Asia (WTS Global)

Singapore Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Deloitte
Drew & Napier
Rajah & Tann
WongPartnership
Taxise Asia (WTS Global)

South Korea Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kim & Chang
Deloitte Anjin
Lee & Ko
Samjong KPMG
Yulchon

South Korea Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Yulchon
Deloitte Anjin
Kim & Chang
Lee & Ko
Samjong KPMG

South Korea Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Kim & Chang
Deloitte Anjin
Lee & Ko
Samjong KPMG
Yulchon

Taiwan Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Baker McKenzie
EY
KPMG
Lee & Li

Taiwan Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: EY
Deloitte
Grant Thornton
KPMG

Taiwan Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Deloitte
EY
Tsar & Tsai Law Firm

Thailand Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie
DFDL
KPMG
LawAlliance
Tilleke & Gibbins

Thailand Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
HLB
Kudun & Partners

Thailand Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: R&T Asia
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
KPMG
Tilleke & Gibbins

Vietnam Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Baker McKenzie
DFDL
Grant Thornton
KPMG

Vietnam Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Deloitte
DFDL
Duff & Phelps (part of Kroll)
WTS

Vietnam Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: DFDL
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
KPMG
LNT & Partners

Diversity and Inclusion Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Economic Laws Practice
Eiger
EY
KPMG
Nishimura & Asahi

Pro bono Firm of the Year

Winner: Nishimura & Asahi
DDTC
Deloitte
KPMG
PwC

Regional Tax Law Firm of the Year

Winner: Kim & Chang
Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills
King & Wood Mallesons
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (Taxand)
Nishimura & Asahi
Yulchon
Zhong Lun

International Tax Law Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie
Ashurst
Cuatrecasas
Dentons
DLA Piper
Norton Rose Fulbright
Withers

Global Executive Mobility Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: MinterEllison
AKM Global
Economic Laws Practice
Eiger
KPMG

Tax Compliance and Reporting Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
AKM Global
AMRG & Associates
Deloitte
Economic Laws Practice
Nexdigm (SKP)
WTS China

Tax Innovator of the Year

Winner: BDO India
DDTC
Deloitte
Du-Baladad and Associates - WTS Global
Economic Laws Practice
KPMG

Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
DDTC
Du-Baladad and Associates (WTS Global)
Economic Laws Practice
Taxise Asia (WTS Global)

Tax Technology Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
BDO India
DDTC
Economic Laws Practice
KPMG
Nexdigm (SKP)

Tax Transactions Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Ashurst
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
Dhruva Advisors (WTS Global)
Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (Taxand)
Zhong Lun

US Corporate Tax Team of the Year

Winner: EY
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
DLA Piper
KPMG

Withholding Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
AKM Global
Dhruva Advisors (WTS Global)
Economic Laws Practice
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (Taxand)

Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: EY
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
Dhruva Advisors, (WTS Global)
Economic Laws Practice
KPMG
MinterEllison

Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG
Baker McKenzie
Deloitte
EY
Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills
Kim & Chang
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (Taxand)
Nishimura & Asahi

Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: EY
Baker McKenzie
BDO
DDTC
Deloitte
DLA Piper
KPMG

Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte
Baker McKenzie
BDO
Deloitte
DLA Piper
EY
KPMG