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Yi Hua Eva Huang

Eva Huang

Mtax; B.Arts B.Com (Hons); ATIA

Rm 518
H69 - Economics and Business Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9114 0951
Fax +61 2 9351 7471


Eva Huang holds a Masters of Taxation and a B Arts and B Com with First Class Honours in Commercial Law from The University of Sydney, specialising in taxation. Her majors were Accounting, Economics, Social Policy and German. After graduating, she worked for a year as a policy analyst in the Commonwealth Treasury. She participated in advising the government on tax policies in relation to the not-for-profits sector and in drafting policy in relation to fringe benefits tax.

Eva researches and teaches in the areas of taxation and commercial law, focusing on comparative studies between China and developed countries. Eva has strong collaborative links with Xiamen University, a 985 project University and an acknowledged leader in tax research and teaching in China. She is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the Department of Public Economics of Xiamen University. She is also an Adjunct Researcher of the Center for International Tax Law and Comparative Taxation of Xiamen University. Through interdisciplinary research with leading public finance and commercial law scholars, Eva contributes to the international debate on China's tax policy reforms. This research provides her the context for her PhD dissertation, which focuses on the funding of China's social security system.

Eva is the founding and current editor of the Journal of Chinese Tax and Policy, the first English language journal with an exclusive focus on taxation policies and laws in China. She is also the convener of the International Conference of Chinese Tax and Policy which is the annual conference of the Journal.

One of Eva's collaborative projects has resulted in a book project. Eva is co-authoring Taxation in China with Professor Yang Bin, one of the most esteemed tax scholars in China and the deputy vice-chancellor of Xiamen University. Eva's other collaborative projects relate to the constitutionalism debate on tax reform arising from the current policy directives of China's new leadership; and tax planning in China.Eva is on the Chinese State Administration of Taxation's list of foreign experts, qualified to advise on tax reform issues. Eva is a member of the International Fiscal Association, and a fellow of the Taxation Law and Policy Research Institute of Monash University. She is a NAATI accredited professional translator experienced at translating and interpreting between Chinese and English in a range of fields including large scale academic lectures, conferences, high level business negotiations, and journal and book publications.

Eva's university teaching is concentrated on units of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels addressing the Chinese legal and regulatory framework for businesses. Eva's research collaborations and experiences in her family's business have allowed her to develop these subjects with a strong business focus.

Research Expertise

  • Chinese Tax
  • Tax policy
  • Impact of History and Culture on Policy in China
  • Chinese Business Practices
  • Tax accounting
  • The tax and accounting interface

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