Christie Lee talks with Alex about how YouTube, cryptos and the gig economy are all changing the way we pay tax along with the unique and changing face of taxes in Korea as well as how she kept her business growing during the pandemic.
Christie Lee talks with Alex about the unique and changing face of taxes in Korea as well as how she kept her business growing during the pandemic.
Christie Lee runs Hana Tax, one of the few tax firms that specialize in providing services to expats and foreign-base companies in Korea. Over 15 years she has grown her business, through the global financial crisis, and now through the pandemic she has been able to pivot quickly and effectively.
The pandemic hasn’t stopped Christie’s business development, but it has changed. Gone are the endless chamber events and networking evenings. She has become a prolific content creator on LinkedIn, her own blog and Instagram.
He business has also changed, as the diversity of business in Korea continues to grow, so are the needs or her clients. How can I stop Google withholding my income? What if I work in Korea for an overseas company as a freelancer? As a social media influencer, I have multiple sources of income, some in Korea, some overseas, what do I do?
Christie also helps young Koreans sort out their crypto-tax liability, with the recent postponement of the crypto-capital gains tax giving a break to Korea’s most common traded product.
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