As announced by the HKSAR Government, Mr Tam Tai-pang has been appointed as the new Commissioner of Inland Revenue following the retirement of Mr Wong Kuen-fai. Mr Tam will assume the post on 20 August 2020 when Mr Wong commences his pre-retirement leave.
Mr Tam has profound knowledge and experience in tax administration, and also possesses proven management and leadership skills. The Taxation Institute of Hong Kong (“the Institute”) congratulates Mr Tam on his new appointment and looks forward to working with him for the betterment of the Hong Kong tax profession in the future.
The Institute would also like to express its gratitude to Mr Wong for leading the Inland Revenue Department in the past years, and wish him a happy retirement.