Choi, Jeong Wook 

Head of Tax, Partner
Head of TAX

Education and Qualifications
Seoul National University, Department of Sociology
Seoul National University, Graduate School of
Business Administration (M.B.A)
The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School
of Business (M.P.A)
Kyungwon University, Graduate School of
Business Administration (Ph. D)
Certified Public Accountant, a member of KICPA
Passed US CPA exam (California)


Jeong Wook joined KPMG Samjong Accounting Corp. (KPMG Korea) as a tax partner in October 2011.  Before joining KPMG Korea, he has worked for Kim & Chang, a law firm in Korea  from 1997 to 2011, and Samil Accounting Corp. (currently PwC Korea ) from 1991 to 1997. 
He has provided services for Korean and multinational companies  in various tax areas including tax audit assistance, tax disputes and general tax consulting, etc.  Especially, he has extensive experience in international tax matters such as transfer pricing analysis, advance pricing agreement (APA), competent authority proceedings, permanent establishment issues, tax withholding and treaty interpretation issues.

His representative work includes, assisting a court  litigation for a major multinational pharmaceutical company’s transfer pricing issue (Supreme Court case in 2007); assisting major multinational pharmaceutical and IT companies in the tax audits and appeal cases; assisting clients in unilateral and bilateral APA cases and competent authorities proceedings, etc.


The Tax Treatment of Transfer Pricing: Chapter of Korea (Co-author, IBFD, 2002-2008)
A Study in Transfer Pricing Analysis for Multinational Pharmaceutical Companies in Korea (IFA, 2010)
An Empirical Study on Comparability Analysis Related to Transfer Pricing (Co-author, KAIA, 2010)
A Study on the Comparability Factors related to Transfer Pricing Analysis (Doctoral dissertation, 2012; IFA, 2013)


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