Welcome to ARA TAX

English-Speaking Tax Accountants & Advisors in Korea

ARA TAX is a team of certified tax professionals in Seoul - We take care of taxes for global corporations, expats, and FDI businesses in Korea.

Why ARA TAX is Different

We Listen to Your Problems

Tax and accounting services in Korea all face the same communication issue - it is simply hard to find a licensed tax professional who speaks fluent English. Most licensed accountants in Korea rely on English translators, which can cause confusion and frustration. Even if you find a fluent English-speaking accountant, chances are high that the person is not certified by the Korean government.

When it comes to complicating tax problem-solving, you would want direct communication with the right professional.

ARA TAX  is a team of fluent English-speaking Korean Certified Tax Accountants (CTAs). We engage and communicate with foreign individuals and corporations, and we tackle complicated tax problems directly.

How ARA TAX Helps

We Empower Our Clients

Our Mission is to educate and empower foreigners and global corporations about everything related to the taxes and accounting rules of Korea. Freeing them up to build their lives and expand businesses in Korea is our goal.

It is important that every one of our clients comes away feeling comfortable and knowledgeable with tax and accounting rules in Korea.

What ARA TAX Does

Taxes in Korea Made Easy

Our services include bookkeeping, payroll & withholding taxes, corporate income taxes, and individual income taxes. Starting a business in Korea, most requires at least these four kinds of accounting and tax filing services.

At ARA TAX, we provide tailored solutions to our clients as we provide ongoing supports by updating financial statements.

We also offer ad-hoc tax advising and consulting services for any type of client - and we engage in community outreach and tax education.

Our Services


Keep track of your company's finances with our bookkeeping services

Financial Reporting

We’ve got your back with  professional and recurring financial reports

Payroll & Withholding Tax

Preparation of monthly and yearly withholding taxes with full documentation

Corporate Income Tax

Preparation of value-added tax returns and corporate income tax returns

Individual Income Tax

Preparation of Korean individual income tax returns for Koreans and foreigners

How we help clients

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About our professionals

Ara Jung, Certified Tax Accountant

Ara Jung
Certified Tax Accountant / 대표 세무사
Career Experience
• CTA, International Tax Dept. Hana Tax
• Associate Finance Manager, Hyundai Heavy Industries

• MA Financial Economics, Yonsei University, Korea
• Hon. B Sc Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada

How I Help

Living as a foreigner is not easy. You need extra support to navigate your financial life in Korea. Wherever your business is going, you need constant access to rapid, relevant answers and a fast-moving team on your side.  With global reach and local perspective - ARA TAX can help you see further, adapt faster, and grow stronger.

“I was once a foreigner in Canada.  A trivial issue to local residents can be an overwhelming challenge to foreigners.”
- Ara Jung, CTA

ARA TAX is a member of

International Fiscal
Association Korea

Korea Accelerator

Korean Association of
Certified Public Tax Accountants


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I've been lucky to come across Ara in one of our shared group. She answered all my taxes questions with speed and clarity. She put me at ease and gave me peace of mind on this complex topic (as a foreigner in Korea) Thanks again Ara.

- Client, Senior Product Manager at Coupang

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I have been using HanaTax for my business in Korea for about 2 years. Ara and her team have always been professional, responsive, and efficient in their work. I would recommend Ara to anyone looking to do business in Korea.

- Client, Founder and CEO at Altcoin Advisors

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We chose Ara as our accountant since our corporation was established in Korea and we have worked with her ever since. Her professionalism, attention to detail, and work ethic are simply incredible. She’s been so helpful in helping us navigate the Korean business ecosystem and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without her! Providing truly incredible assistance and help in english, Ara has helped us maintain a solid and accurate accounting for our company throughout its existence. Ara offers a wide range of services, including Corporate Income Tax, Individual Income Tax, Foreign Individual income tax, Incorporation, and more. With a specialty in foreign corporations, her services are perfect for internationals looking to launch their business in South Korea. I strongly recommend Ara and her services, and will continue to do so to anyone looking for accounting services in Korea!

- CEO, LeWagon Seoul

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