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In mid-May, AMCHAM requested all members to send us your outstanding questions relating to the zero-rating of Malaysia's GST regime and planned transition to an SST regime. We received a large volume of queries, and incorporated your questions into our submission to Royal Malaysian Customs.


Customs has since issued a detailed set of FAQs in relation to the transition period out of the GST regime, providing clear guidance on how companies should be interpreting tax rules across a range of scenarios in order to ensure compliance during this time. The latest FAQs are available here.


To assist members in understanding the guidance provided by Customs, AMCHAM is delighted to welcome three senior tax experts from Deloitte, EY, and PwC to explain the content of these FAQs and how they relate to your business specifically, on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 from 9.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. at the AMCHAM Executive Office.


The session will begin with explanations of a number of topics for which we know that multiple members need clarification, and we will then open the floor to all attendees for further questions.


Don't miss this opportunity to benefit from the expertise within our membership and to make sure that you have a full understanding of the latest state of play in Malaysia's shifting tax landscape!


Light refreshments and coffee/tea will be provided. For more information, please contact Ms. Elyna Ngu at elyna@amcham.com.my

Agenda

9 AM - 9:15 AM
Registration
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Common GST / SST Questions - Answered!
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Open Q&A
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Refreshments and Networking

Speakers

  • Aaron Bromley (Partner, Indirect Tax at EY Malaysia)

    Aaron Bromley

    Partner, Indirect Tax at EY Malaysia

    Aaron is an Indirect Tax Partner at EY Malaysia. He specializes in GST/VAT and has almost 20 years of experience working across the Asia-Pacific region. Aaron is also the EY Asia-Pacific Indirect Tax Leader for Global Compliance & Reporting (GCR).

    Aaron assists clients on Malaysia GST matters; transaction advisory, compliance and reporting, systems and process, as well helping clients manage GST controversy. Prior to joining EY Malaysia he worked through GST implementation with EY Australia, following a role as investigator with the New Zealand Inland Revenue Dept. Aaron spent a brief period with the EY China office where he advised clients on VAT technical matters and VAT reform undertaken by the Chinese Government. In his role as APAC Indirect Tax GCR Leader, Aaron assists our clients with regional indirect tax reporting solutions, helping them drive efficiencies through standardisation, centralisation and leveraging off finance transformation initiatives.

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  • Wai Choong Chan (Executive Director (Tax) of PwC Malaysia)

    Wai Choong Chan

    Executive Director (Tax) of PwC Malaysia

    Wai Choong has over 20 years’ experience as an indirect tax advisor, consulting in both sales tax and GST since the late 1990’s. Prior to PwC Malaysia, Wai Choong worked in Australia including with the National Australia Bank and PwC Sydney.

    He possesses extensive indirect tax expertise and insight from his many years of consulting locally and internationally, including in the UK and Australia.

    He assists clients resolve their GST issues and manage their GST risks and opportunities, by providing commercial and practical advice. Wai Choong is experienced in a range of industries including manufacturing and distribution, property, banking and finance, services and technology.

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  • Senthuran Elalingam (Partner (Goods and Services Tax), Malaysia at Deloitte Malaysia)

    Senthuran Elalingam

    Partner (Goods and Services Tax), Malaysia at Deloitte Malaysia

    Senthuran is the GST Financial Services Industry Leader for Deloitte Malaysia and the Asia Pacific Financial Services Indirect Tax Leader for Deloitte. He is an admitted Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Australia).

    Senthuran has over 15 years of experience advising on GST in Malaysia, China, the Middle East and Australia. He is well recognized in his field and is a frequent contributor to newspapers, journals and radio. His experience includes advising on classification, structuring, managing cross border transactions, GST audit management, and liaison with the revenue authorities to address technical issues. Senthuran has previously advised the China and Malaysian revenue authorities on the development of the GST / VAT FSI framework in those respective countries.

    His experience also includes a secondment to a “Big 4” Australian Bank for 7 months as the GST Manager for their investment bank. Prior to moving into a consulting role, Senthuran worked in the Australian Taxation Office managing GST appeals.

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Tickets

Member
Member Price RM 50
Member Company
Standard Price RM 55
Non Member
Standard Price RM 75
Chambers of Commerce
Standard Price RM 55

Venue

AMCHAM Executive Office

Suite 6-1A, Level 6, Menara CIMB, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

If you have any questions please contact Lewis Walmesley-Browne

Contact Organizer

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