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William Chea

China Business Services (CBS) Partner - Indirect Tax

William is a Partner specializing in customs, global trade and excise tax area with over 28 years of experience.

Office Bangkok, TH

„William is a Partner specializing in customs, global trade and excise tax area with over 28 years of experience. William is involved in advising clients on tariff classification, customs valuation, duty privileges (Free Zone, BOI, bonded warehouses and FTA), Free Zone’s local content requirements for domestic sales and licensing issues on imports.

He also advises on FTA origin & certification requirements, duty drawback, duty compensation and export licensing issues.

He has extensive experience assisting clients to plan and manage customs duty savings and compliance risks through trade data analytics projects, customs & trade compliance reviews, FTA’s regional content value reviews, develop customs compliance procedures and processes and due diligences. He also supported clients to obtain Customs rulings, as well as self-disclosures and audit inquiries. He also provides excise tax advice to clients in the automobile, beverages, alcohol and tobacco sectors.

Prior to Thailand, William has worked with EY in Malaysia, China and Hong Kong.  His experience in China includes a 4-year secondment stint to work as in-house Customs Manager for US automobile company with multiple JVs.

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