Liang Gong is a Tax Partner in PwC China’s Shanghai office. He has over 9 years experience in providing China tax and business advisory services for multinational companies and China domestic companies.
Before joining PwC, Liang had 7 years of working experience in Qingdao State Tax Bureau and gained first-hand experience in Value-added tax ("VAT") refund, tax audit and tax administration issues. During that time, Liang was often called up by the State Administration of Taxation to join the taskforce of many nationwide tax audits. Further, Liang shared his experience and viewpoints via articles in several national and provincial journals.
Liang has been dedicated to providing China tax and business advisory services for his clients, and he is experienced in tax controversy and China indirect tax services. His major industrial focus include manufacturing, FMCG, real estate, etc. Over the years, Liang has achieved various successful outcomes for his clients on tax controversy cases in a wide rang of VAT, Business Tax, export VAT refund, withholding tax on passive incomes, Permanent Establishment, and other tax audit defense cases.
Liang’s capacity covers China tax and structure planning, tax negotiation, China indirect tax, tax internal control, foreign contractor advice, tax due diligence and health check, tax audit/investigation support, cash management, etc.
Liang has an MBA from the University of Oxford as well as a Master Degree in Economics from Renmin University. Liang obtained his Bachelor of Economics with a major in Taxation from Xiamen University. He also holds his CTA qualification.