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Liu Tianyong Chief Lawyer

China University of Political Science and Law, Doctor of Laws (2011)

Columbia University Visiting Scholar (2012)

Central University of Finance and Economics, Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics (2015)

Founder of Huashui, he entered the tax lawyer industry in 2002, established the first professional tax law firm of China in 2006, promoted the establishment of the financial and tax law professional committee of the National Lawyers Association in 2012, initiated and organized the China Tax Law Forum, the China Tax Lawyers, Tax Agents and Tax Law Graduate Students Summer Academy, and so forth. In the past 20 years, he has represented more than 500 major tax administrative cases and criminal cases across the country caused by value-added tax, export tax, corporate income tax, individual income tax, consumption tax, land appreciation tax, duties, etc.
Social position:
  1. Chief Lawyer of Beijing Hwuason Law Firm (2006-present)
  2. Director of the Finance and Tax Law Committee of the All-China Lawyers Association for the 9th and 10th Terms (2019-present);
  3. Council member of the 6th and 7th Board of Directors of the China Certified Tax Agents Association (2019-present);
  4. "First batch of national tax leaders" of the State Taxation Administration (2013);
  5. The first batch of legal experts of the Ministry of Finance (2020);
  6. The first batch of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce Professionals of the Third Party Supervision and Evaluation Mechanism for Compliance of Enterprises Involved (2021);
  7. Member of the Expert Committee for Civil and Administrative Litigation Supervision Cases of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (2018);
  8. Legal Expert of Advisory Network of the Sixth and Seventh Procuratorial Offices of the Supreme People's Procuratorate (2021);
  9. Member of the Expert Committee for the Review and Approval of Statutory Rules and Regulations of the Ministry of Justice (2020);
  10. Distinguished Researcher at the Tax Science Research Institute of the State Taxation Administration (2018);
  11. Executive member of the 11th Committee of All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese (2023);
  12. Member of the Legal Advisory Committee of All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese (2013);
  13. Master's Tutor at the School of Economics, Peking University (2016);
  14. Master's Tutor at the School of Finance and Economics, Renmin University of China (2019);
  15. Master's Tutor at the School of Civil and Commercial Law, China University of Political Science and Law (2016);
  16. Master's Tutor at the School of Finance and Taxation, Central University of Finance and Economics (2016);
  17. Adjunct professor at the State Taxation Administration Party School (2012).
Industry impact:
  1. In June 2006, he founded the first professional tax law firm in China, The Beijing Hwuason Law Firm, and served as the Chief Lawyer;
  2. In December 2010, China Tax Law Forum and China Tax Lawyers and Tax Agents Forum(2010-2022) was launched;
  3. In December 2012, the All-China Lawyers Association was promoted to establish a Professional Committee on Finance and Tax Law, and he served as Deputy Director and Secretary-General of the Eighth Professional Committee on Finance and Tax Law of the All-China Lawyers Association;
  4. In February 2013, he was honored as the cover figure of Chinese Lawyer ;
  5. In January 2014, he was awarded the Most Concerned News Person in China's Lawyer Industry in 2013 by the All-China Lawyers Association
  6. Since July 2014, China Tax Lawyers, Tax Agents and Tax Law Graduate Students Summer Academy (2014-2023) has been launched;
  7. In 2014, 2018 and 2022, he was entrusted by the All-China Lawyers Association to take the lead in drafting the Guidelines for Lawyers to Engage in Tax Law Service Business, and published and distributed them publicly in Peking University Press to standardize and guide lawyers to engage in tax law service throughout the country;
  8. In October 2015, he led the way of the “tax + law” cross-border, and merged more than 40 major cities in China after the formation of Huashui Group and served as president;
  9. In December 2016, he was selected into the list of Top 100 Chinese Legal Elites by China Business Law Journal;
  10. In May 2017, he was honored as the cover figure of FANGYUAN MAGAZINE;
  11. In January 2019, Huashui School, the first online training platform for tax lawyers in China, was established, with more than 80000 registered online members;
  12. In March 2019, he was elected Director of the Ninth Finance and Taxation Law Professional Committee of the All-China Lawyers Association;
  13. In August 2019, he was elected as a member of the Sixth Council of the China Certified Tax Agents Association;
  14. In September 2019, entrusted by the China Certified Tax Agents Association, he took the lead in drafting the Guidelines for Tax Judicial Appraisal Business to standardize and guide the development of tax judicial appraisal work throughout the country;
  15. In December 2020, he was selected as one of the top Chinese lawyers in the field of tax law in the 2021 Asia-Pacific-Guide;
  16. In January 2022, he was listed as the top lawyer in China's tax law in Chambers Greater China Region 2022;
  17. In September 2022, he was elected Director of the Tenth Finance and Taxation Law Professional Committee of the All-China Lawyers Association;
  18. In April 2023, it was honored as the first echelon list in the tax field of LEGALBAND 2023 China Customer Guide and 2023 China Top Lawyers List;
  19. In June 2023, the Guidelines for the Operation of Tax Judicial Appraisal Business (Trial Implementation), which was drafted by the China Certified Tax Agents Association, was officially promulgated and implemented on July 1, 2023;
  20. In September 2023, he was elected Standing Committee of the Eleventh Committee of All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese;
  21. In November 2023, he was elected as a member of the Seventh Council of the China Certified Tax Agents Association.
Participate in legislation:
  1. At the invitation of the State Taxation Administration, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Justice, the State Council, the Standing Committee of the NPC and other central authorities, he participated in the drafting and discussion of tax legislation such as Administrative Law on Tax Levying and Collection, Value-added Tax Law, Consumption Tax Law, Individual Income Tax Law and Corporate Income Tax Law.
Publish monograph:
  1. "PRACTICE OF CHINA'S TAX LAWYER (1-5 Editions)" (2023, Law Press)
  2. "CHINA TAX LAWYERS REVIEW (1-9 Volumes)" (2023, Law Press)
  3. "LEGAL PRACTICE OF CHINA DIFFICULT TAX CASES (1-4 Editions)" (2021, Law Press)
  4. "ANNOTATIONS TO CHINESE TAX LAW" (2014, Law Press)
  5. "PRACTICE OF TAX RISK MANAGEMENT FOR CHINESE REAL ESTATE ENTERPRISES" (2014, Tax Press)
  6. "PRACTICE OF TAX RISK MANAGEMENT FOR CHINESE HIGH-TECH ENTERPRISES" (2014, Tax Press)
Professional qualifications:
  1. Lawyer's License (2000)
  2. Certified Public Accountant (2002)
  3. Certified Tax Agent (2003)
Work Language:
  1. Chinese, English

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