Frank was the Director of Tax Treaty Division within the International Taxation Department of the State Administration of Taxation (SAT) of China before 2015. He has experience in negotiating and interpreting treaty provisions, regulating treaty entitlement procedure, leading the SAT expert panel of treaty application cases, and handling international MAP cases. Moreover, Frank was also actively involved in shaping regulations including corporate restructuring, general anti-avoidance rules, indirect asset transfer, foreign tax credit, non-resident capital gains tax, individual income tax, etc. Due to his vast knowledge and experience in international taxation, Frank was invited several times as a member of OECD expert panel to give lectures at OECD training centers in Korea and Yangzhou China.
He joined PwC China Tax in 2015. His focus has been expanded to clarifying tax policy directions or resolving tax controversy cases. Frank has provided advice to clients in cases and issues including but not limited to treaty application (resident, BO, PE, royalties, etc.), indirect share transfer, merger, IIT, VAT of international transportation.
Given his unique exposure, Frank has been invited as a member of PwC global MAP network to specifically handle cases of international double taxation through negotiations between Competent Authorities of related countries.