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Tax Espresso (January 2018)

The Tax Espresso is our monthly newsletter covering the latest tax updates.

In our January 2018 issue, we bring you exclusive highlights on:

a) Public Rulings issued in December 2017

b) Kerajaan Malaysia v Mudek Sdn Bhd (Federal Court)

c) KPT Sdn Bhd v KPHDN (Special Commissioners of Income Tax)

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Thought Leadership

Publication

The Star Online – Year-end tax tips

28 December 2017

Ang Weina, Deloitte’s Global Employer Services Leader thinks of the more practical issues in life, such as getting ready for personal income tax filing, while enjoying her year-end festivities.

Read her informative and timely article on tips for e-filing of personal income tax which was featured just before the new year in The Star Online here.

Click here to read more about the feature on The Edge Financial Daily.
Click here to read more about the feature on The Malaysian Reserve.Borneo Post - Upcoming tax exemptions and incentives in 2018

30 October 2017

Last week, Prime Minister Datuk Najib Tun Razak announced the Budget 2018, with initiatives that deal with the wellbeing of the rakyat while addressing wide-ranging issues, from the rising cost of living, to shaping the workforce of the future.

The team at Deloitte Malaysia, Kuching, shares some of their views on the recently unveiled budget in Borneo Post.

Click here to read more about the article.

 

Talent engagement

Transfer Pricing (TP) lecture for University of Malaya (UM) students

20 December 2017

Theresa Goh, National Transfer Pricing Leader and Yogesh Mangla, Transfer Pricing (TP) Assistant Manager were invited to give a TP lecture at the University of Malaya (UM), where they shared their views, knowledge and experience of TP as well as the benefits of a career in TP. The lecture was organised by The Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and attended by more than 90 UM students currently in their second or third year.

Click here to view photos of the lecture.

Click here to read more about the feature on The Edge Financial Daily.
Click here to read more about the feature on The Malaysian Reserve.Borneo Post - Upcoming tax exemptions and incentives in 2018

30 October 2017

Last week, Prime Minister Datuk Najib Tun Razak announced the Budget 2018, with initiatives that deal with the wellbeing of the rakyat while addressing wide-ranging issues, from the rising cost of living, to shaping the workforce of the future.

The team at Deloitte Malaysia, Kuching, shares some of their views on the recently unveiled budget in Borneo Post.

Click here to read more about the article.

 

Upcoming events

2017 Employer’s Income Tax Reporting Seminar

Kuala Lumpur & Penang
18 January 2018

Johor Bahru
23 January 2018

Kuala Lumpur
2 February 2018

It will soon be that time of the year again where, as an employer you will need to comply with the necessary employer’s obligations.

The question is, are you aware and ready for 2017 employer’s reporting requirements? How much do you recall and are you in the know of the recent changes? Can you withstand a payroll audit with credibility from the tax authorities’ perspective?

As a lot is at stake, do not take the risk. Join us for a half-day seminar that is designed specifically as a refresher course where we will walk you through the practical aspects of employment income reporting for an employer. Know what you need to equip yourself with the right technical knowledge to take on this challenge.

Who should attend:

  • HR personnel
  • Payroll personnel
  • Finance, tax or mobility personnel
Date Time Venue
Thursday
18 January 2018
9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. Deloitte KL office
Meetpoint 1 & 2,
Level 15 Menara LGB
1 Jalan Wan Kadir
Taman Tun Dr Ismail
60000 Kuala Lumpur
8.30 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. Deloitte, Penang Office
Level 12B Hunza Tower
163E Jalan Kelawai
10250 Penang
Tuesday
23 January 2018
8.45 a.m.- 1.30 p.m. Mutiara Hotel Johor Bahru
Jalan Dato Sulaiman
Taman Century,
80250 Johor Darul Takzim
Thursday
8 February 2018
9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. Deloitte KL Office
Meetpoint 1 & 2,
Level 15 Menara LGB
1 Jalan Wan Kadir,
Taman Tun Dr Ismail,
60000 Kuala Lumpur


Click here to learn more about our upcoming events in Kuala Lumpur.
Click here to learn more about our upcoming event in Penang.

To learn more about our upcoming event in Johor Bahru, kindly contact:

- Suhaila Taat at staat@deloitte.com / +607 222 5988
- Anjanadevi at anvijayan@deloitte.com / +607 222 5988


2018 Capital Allowances Study Workshop

23 January 2018

In the current economic climate and tax environment in Malaysia, capital allowances remains one of the key aspects to ensure efficient claim of allowances against capital expenditure incurred on property purchases and new construction.

Are you fully aware of its importance to your business and making the most out of this form of tax claim? Do you know there are hidden values that can be obtained within the fabric of your building, called ‘plant and machinery’? Are you informed of the relevant legislations and capital allowances cases to help support your claim to the Tax Authority?

Join us for a complimentary half-day workshop that is designed specifically to give you an understanding of capital allowances and why is it important to conduct a capital allowances study.

Click here to learn more about the upcoming event.


Human Resources (HR) Role Transformation Talk

29 January 2018

In an ever-evolving landscape which includes constant regulatory changes and continued advances in technology, the Human Resource function finds itself having to shed its traditional role with a view to contribute to enhancing company profitability. Routine tasks such as Payroll processing, while important, utilise resources that can better contribute to the more strategic functions in the department.

Join us for a complimentary talk where we will share our insights on “Transformation of the HR Role” in this dynamic business function and “How you can get ready for this new role”.

Click here to learn more about the upcoming event.


FMM & Deloitte - Employer's 2017 Income Tax Reporting Seminar

6 February 2018

As tax reporting period is around the corner, compliance with tax legislation is the top agenda to mitigate tax risks. The penalty for non-compliance is too heavy to be ignored. 

In light of this, the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and Deloitte will be holding a full-day seminar on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 at Petaling Jaya (PJ) Hilton Hotel to share the latest developments in this area with corporate taxpayers.

The seminar will cover employer and employee tax provision updates, tax issues relating to  compensation and benefits, what to look out for in a payroll audit, rights and responsibilities on fulfilling employer tax obligations and employee tax reporting for foreign nationals.

Click here to learn more about the upcoming event.

Past events

  1. 43rd TaxMax Seminar (Ipoh) (23 November 2017)
  2. Chinese Services Group - Budget 2018 Seminar (9 December 2017)
  3. Private Wealth Planning Talk for Business Families and High Net Worth Individuals (12 December 2017)

Visit this page to view details about each past event.

Contact our Tax team if you need assistance.

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