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Past GST events

FMM Perak GST Seminar: Latest Update and Tax Audit by Customs Malaysia

16 February 2017

On 16 February 2017, the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) Perak branch held a full-day seminar entitled “Latest Update and Tax Audit by Customs Malaysia” at Symphony Suites Hotel, Ipoh.

Ha Kok Fei, GST Associate Director was invited to speak at the seminar on “GST Adjustments” during the afternoon session. Issues discussed included the types of GST adjustments, methods of dealing with the GST adjustments and the possible solutions when dealing with GST operational review, reconciliation and voluntary disclosure.

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National GST Conference 2017

1 March 2017

The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) and the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM) recently organised a national GST conference at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 1 March 2017. An estimated 1,000 participants attended the event.

Tan Eng Yew, GST & Customs Country Leader was invited as a panel member for the conference to discuss the topic of ‘Meeting GST Challenges Head On – Prospective from the Private Sector’. During the conference, Eng Yew shared his points on the challenges faced by the commercial industry and also prospects from the private sector.

The session was moderated by Mohd Rithaudden Makip and graced by the National Director of GST, YBhg. Dato’ Indera Subromaniam Tholasy, Deputy Director General of Customs.

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Dialogue between the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) and Sabah Timber Industries Association (STIA)

9 March 2017

On 9 March 2017, the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) and Sabah Timber Industries Association (STIA) organised a GST Dialogue at the Ming Garden Hotel & Residences in Kota Kinabalu (KK), Sabah. The purpose of the event was to discuss teething industry issues that the STIA members are facing.

The session was chaired by the Deputy President of STIA, Chua Yeong Perng and graced by the National Director of GST, Tuan Ahmad Maher Bin Abd Jalil, who led a team of delegates from the KK Office and also Putrajaya. The dialogue was attended by more than 40 members from STIA and 20 delegates from the RMCD.

Koh Siok Kiat, Indirect Tax Clients & Markets Leader, represented the STIA in presenting the GST issues to the RMCD panel and provided information on some of the unique challenges faced by the timber industry in Sabah. Among the issues discussed during the dialogue included GST refund rejection, special export arrangement and clarification of GST treatments.

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