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Second Round of Korea-KZ Tax Forum: CATRC Visits South Korea

posted Mar 8, 2012, 8:42 AM by Michael Quinn   [ updated Sep 18, 2012, 2:20 AM by Unknown user ]
A horde of thirteen students and two professors from the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP)'s Central Asian Tax Research Center (CATRC) invaded Seoul to participate in the second round of the Korea-Kazakhstan Tax Forum. Altogether, they spent seven days in the East Asian country, staying from the 12th to the 19th of May 2011.

The Korea-Kazakhstan Tax Forum is the result of joint cooperation between CATRC and the Korean International Tax Center (KITC) at the University of Seoul's Graduate School of Taxation. These research centers are led by Professor Tomas Balco (KIMEP) and Professor Hyejung Byun (the University of Seoul).The first round of the forum took place in Almaty from February 8th to the 9th, 2011. The objective of the forum was to establish a mutual relationship between these two tax research centers and use this connection to carry out comparative research of the two tax systems. Initial plans were made to study the complex tax issues arising from cross-border investment and transactions between Kazakhstan and Korea. In the end, the centers hoped to benefit the business community of both countries by presenting them their research. Read more..>>