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Amanda Barraza

Amanda Barraza

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Amanda Barraza de Wong is a Senior Associate at Morgan & Morgan and works in the Taxation Department of the firm since 2013.

Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mrs. Wong began her career as Legal Counsel for the senior office of the Ministry of Finance and Treasury and the Department of Revenue, later developing her legal practice in the tax departments of major international audit firms. Finally, she worked for 5 years at Pricewaterhouse Coopers as Senior Legal and Tax Manager. She currently teaches at the Universidad Catolica Santa Maria La Antigua.

Mrs. Wong has also been very involved in pro bono activities at the firm playing an active role advising several NGOs on legal issues, as well as participating as volunteer at the Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in low-income communities.

Mrs. Wong obtained her Law and Political Science Degree at the Universidad Catolica Santa Maria La Antigua (1992). She obtained a Masters degree in Maritime Development specializing in Ports and Canals at the Universidad de Panama. She is currently pursuing a degree in Accounting and a Masters degree in Teaching.

Mrs. Wong is a member of the International Fiscal Association (IFA), an Alumni of the Republic of China´s ICDF, and active member of Panama´s American Chamber of Commerce and Industry where she chairs the Tax & Legal Committee.

Mrs. Wong is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.
Articles

Special Regimes Relevant to Panamanian Startups
Morgan & Morgan, September 2020

At the beginning of astartup’slife,the use of financial resources in the most efficient way is of vital importance.It is for this reasonthatthe incentives that a country can provide to an entrepreneurand hisnewlyformed company can potentially determine how and how much that company willgrow...

COVID-19: Tributary Measures for Economic Relief During Panama State of Emergency
Morgan & Morgan, April 2020

Panama, April 6, 2020. On Tuesday March 24th, 2020, the Executive Decree 251 of the same date was published in Official Gazette 28987-A which adopts tax measures to relief the economic effects of the National State of Emergency...

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