Desmond Teo


Mr. Desmond Teo – Partner, Financial Services Tax; International Tax Services, Ernst & Young, Singapore

Desmond is a Tax Partner within Ernst & Young (EY) FSO, focusing on Asset Management and International Tax and leads the EY WAM Tax and CRS/FATCA practices for ASEAN, as well as the Singapore FS ITS practice. With a working knowledge of transfer pricing, individual taxes, indirect taxes and transfer taxes, he offers holistic tax solutions to clients with global and regional presence, and provides clients with an end-to-end solution. In addition to helping clients set up of family office structures, Desmond’s experience also includes providing tax advisory services covering cross-border structuring, group restructuring, tax due diligence, merger & acquisition structuring, feasibility and implementation of fund structures.
He co-contributes tax write-ups to internal and external publications such as EY Singapore’s “You and the Taxman” publications, the Journal of International Taxation and the Business Times.

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