Sciaroni & Associates: Client Alert – Residency and Taxation Issues for Directors

Client Alert – Residency and Taxation Issues for Directors

Tim Holzer,
Head of Banking & Finance Practice Group

timholzerTim is an American lawyer who has over two decades experience advising clients on complex contracts, project financing, joint venture structures, foreign direct investment projects, and secured transactions for multinationals doing business and/or seeking to do business in Asia. Tim holds an engineering degree and has a law degree from the University of Akron, U.S. and a Masters Certificate in Contract Management from George Washington University.


Dary So,
Head of Tax/Compliance

daryDary assists clients with tax, compliance and outsourcing services. Dary is one of Cambodia’s top taxation experts and serves on the board of various financial institutions and not for profit organizations. She has advised MNC’s on taxation strategies and compliance, and her current client base includes some of Cambodia’s largest international businesses.


James Roberts,
Tax Advisor

jamesA chartered accountant from the UK with Cambodian CPA status. He specializes in tax planning and structuring, tax risk mitigation and tax efficient structuring for a range of international investors. Prior to moving to Cambodia, James worked with the UK’s largest accounting and tax advisory practices, RSM Tenon.


December 9th, 2014: In an earlier Client Alert (18 November 2014) we discussed Prakas 1139 which deals with tax registration of Cambodian registered companies.  We focused on the question of whether there was now a residency requirement for directors of Cambodian companies.

In particular, we noted the following language: the chairman of the board of directors “shall present directly at tax administration for photo taking and fingerprint scanning and shall bring …

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