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Employers’ Tax Awareness in 2019

For Finance & HR Professionals

Expert Speaker Sivaram Nagappan

MYR901.00 (including SST)


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Wolters Kluwer Executive Events presents a one-day workshop in terms of Employers’ tax statutory requirements and the importance of compliance. This workshop also highlights tax cost saving initiatives, including managing the tax risk and explores the tax implications of benefits provided to employees

All tax updates should be monitored to ensure compliance and speedy implementation if necessary for the purposes of managing costs. This workshops also highlights on recent tax developments (including proposals from Budget 2019) and Public Rulings, where applicable and also focuses on situations that can be a win-win situation for both employers and employees.

What You Will Learn

At the end of the workshop, you will:

  • Understand the latest update on tax developments that will impact Forms (Forms E, EA, etc.) due for submission in February and March 2019 in the event no extension is granted by the tax authorities.
  • Gain practical know-how through interactive discussions and examples.
  • Acquire the knowledge needed to help you identify potential cost-savings on employees’ related payments and employers’ tax risk.

Programme Outline

  • Employers’ reporting and compliance responsibilities in 2019
    • Submission of forms due in 2019 - Forms E, EA, etc.
    • Notification of commencement and cessation of employment - Forms CP21, CP22, etc.
    • Monthly Tax Deductions [MTD], including Forms PCB/ TP1 & TP3

  • Implication to employers in respect of income tax deductions or exemptions on the following employee related payments and tax borne by employers
    • Employee’s pecuniary liabilities
    • Credit card facilities
    • Loan interest
    • Recreational club membership
    • Tuition or school fees of child
    • Insurance premiums
    • Gardener, driver, domestic help or guard
    • Scholarship
    • Waiver of loan or advance
    • Assets provided free of charge or sold at discounted prices
    • Gift vouchers
    • Gift of personal computers
    • Excellent public service award
    • Professional subscriptions
    • Gratuity/Retirement benefit
    • Travelling, meal, parking, childcare allowance, etc.
    • Mobile phone benefits
    • Staff discounts
    • Leave passage
    • Medical benefits
    • Compensation for loss of employment
    • Others, including tax reliefs & tax rebates​

  • Managing tax risk on payroll reporting and disclosures on financial reporting on employee related expenses

Expert Speaker

Sivaram Nagappan has more than 25 years of tax experience and is currently with Deloitte Malaysia. Prior to Deloitte, he headed the tax department of a Group of Malaysian listed companies and also served with 2 other Big Four accounting firms where he gained extensive experience from servicing clients which included large local corporations and multinationals in a wide spectrum of industries.

His involvement in tax engagements with local and foreign companies encompassed various aspects of tax planning strategies/schemes, restructuring of companies, mergers and acquisitions, cross border transactions, repatriation of profits, investment incentives, remuneration packages, tax audit and tax investigation.

He has presented seminars, workshops and trainings for regulatory bodies and organizations both locally and overseas. His passion for knowledge sharing also extends to conducting lectures in taxation papers for professional examinations in various colleges, institutes and local universities. He is an Associate Member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and was a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).

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