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A GST Workshop - Costly GST Mistakes and Practical Ways to Avoid Them ( 15 October 2015 )

A GST Workshop - Costly GST Mistakes and Practical Ways to Avoid Them ( 15 October 2015 )

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                    Costly GST Mistakes and Practical Ways to Avoid Them
Date     :    15 October 2015 (Thursday)
                                                                                      Time    :    9.00 am - 5.00 pm
                                                                                      Venue  :    Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

                  *Register by 15 September to get a complimentary copy of CCH GST Case Summaries worth RM198 (excl GST) !

CCH GST Case Summaries is a compilation of the landmark cases carefully selected from Singapore, Australia and Britain, published in anticipation of the need for case law precedents in the interpretation of the Malaysian GST law. This book is a useful guide to understanding and interpreting GST Law and is ideal for tax professionals, in-house advisers and business owners.

                        WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Ø  Financial Controllers
Ø  Finance Directors / Managers
Ø  Accountants and Accounting Staff (involved with the preparation of GST returns)

Uncertainty over Malaysia GST is likely to continue for some time. However, monthly or quarterly GST returns will still need to be filed as accurately as possible. Mistakes can compound over time together with penalties. What are some of the common and costly mistakes organisations are likely to make when complying with GST?

CCH Executive Events presents a one-day workshop that provides a practical understanding of common GST mistakes to help you minimise the errors and penalties associated with GST compliance. Get a clear understanding of the key errors, exposures, the law and penalties. Discover practical approaches in uncovering risk areas. The options available when undertaking corrective actions will also be highlighted.


You will learn:

ü  Practical Know-How on how to identify common GST mistakes and key areas of concern
ü  Updates with practical examples help you to better understand and apply the GST law
ü  Minimise Possibility of Costly Penalties by getting your GST returns right


Common GST Errors
ü  Standard Rated Supplies and Output Tax Errors
• Sale or disposal of business assets
• Goods given free as gifts
• Trade-in transactions
• Recovery of expenses

ü  Zero Rated Supplies Errors
• Goods not exported by suppliers
• Services provided not eligible as International Services under GST Act

ü  Exempt Supplies Errors
• Exchange gain / loss
• Interest received

Oversight in GST Reporting
ü  Dealing in functional currency other than Malaysian Ringgit
ü  Benefits provided to employees
ü  Grants and sponsorships
ü  Partially exempt business
ü  Promotion schemes

Improving Compliance
ü  Establishment of internal controls to address risks and minimise compliance mistakes
ü  Regular reconciliation required between the financial reports and GST reports
ü  Review of process and data integrity to ensure accuracy of reporting GST transactions from a supply and acquisition perspective

Reviewing GST Returns

Undertaking Corrective Actions

Question and Answer Session


Bhupinder Singh
Vice President, Group Tax

Bhupinder graduated with an honours degree in Accounting from University of Malaya and is also a member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountant and Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia. He has an extensive tax experience in corporate tax compliance and advisory work for local corporations, multinationals, individuals, partnerships, sole proprietorships and statutory bodies for a period of more than 30 years. He is also involved extensively in international tax planning work both for outbound and inbound investments including cross border tax planning. He has a working knowledge of the tax regimes in the Asia Pacific Region. Bhupinder is author of CCH's Malaysia GST Reporter Online and a key member of the exclusive
Linkedln group for the GST Reporter subscribers.


Fee includes workshop materials, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments.

Early Bird ( By 15 September 2015 )
CCH Executive Events Corporate Member/
CCH Subscriber                                     :        RM 1,017.60
Non-Subscriber                                     :        RM 1,144.80

Regular Fee
CCH Executive Events Corporate Member/
CCH Subscriber                                     :        RM 1,144.80
Non-Subscriber                                     :        RM 1,272.00

* Prices are inclusive of 6% GST

This workshop is HRDF claimable under the Skim Bantuan Latihan and to sign up, please complete the registration form attached and scan to e-mail back to me
or fax to 03-2026 2093.

Do contact me anytime for further clarification and assistance. 

Thanks & regards,

Sarah Abdullah
Senior Events Consultant 

Commerce Clearing House (M) Sdn Bhd
Level 26, Menara Weld
No. 76, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
D   :  +603 2024 8608
F    :  +603 2026 2093
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