In-Youb Kang

iykang@hwahyunlaw.com
+82-2-535-1766

In-Youb Kang is Chair of HwaHyun’s Tax & Customs Group and a member of the firm’s Construction & Real Estate and Civil & Administration Litigation Groups. Since he joined HwaHyun in 2007, he has concentrated his practice in the areas of tax & customs, real estate, and construction. He represents clients in all stages of tax controversy proceedings, including tax investigation and audit, administrative appeal, and trial and appellate procedures. In addition, he counsels clients on all legal aspects of construction projects and also litigates disputes related to construction and real estate development.

In-Youb Kang is Chair of HwaHyun’s Tax & Customs Group and a member of the firm’s Construction & Real Estate and Civil & Administration Litigation Groups. Since he joined HwaHyun in 2007, he has concentrated his practice in the areas of tax & customs, real estate, and construction. He represents clients in all stages of tax controversy proceedings, including tax investigation and audit, administrative appeal, and trial and appellate procedures. In addition, he counsels clients on all legal aspects of construction projects and also litigates disputes related to construction and real estate development.

Professional Experiences

  • Partner, HwaHyun (2010-Present)
  • Associate, HwaHyun (2007-2010)
  • Judicial Officer, Korea Legal Aid Corporation (2004-2007)

Activities

  • Civilian Member, National Tax Examination Committee of National Tax Service
  • Course completion, Securities Finance Training Institute, Korean Bar Association (2014)
  • Course completion, Taxation Training Institute, Korean Bar Association (2007)

Selected Work

  • Successfully represented a client in the Supreme Court for cancellation of registration tax imposed on the acquisition of real estate in overpopulation control area subsequent to M&A transaction
  • Successfully represented a client in the Supreme Court on the issue of the capital gain tax rate applicable to disposition of shares of a SME after the SME’s acquisition of another SME
  • Successfully represented a client in the Supreme Court concerning the issue of whether the individual record rates for calculation of the Occupational Health and Safety Insurance can be succeeded to a spun-off company

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