Tackling Transfer Pricing in Singapore & Malaysia
30 August 2023 // 10:00a.m.- 12:00p.m.
Malaysia published its new transfer pricing (TP) rules in May and these are certainly creating a buzz on the ground, especially with many companies having related party transactions between both sides of the Causeway.
From the additional schedules required to the tightening of the “arm’s length range”, there is certainly quite a handful to be updated on. More importantly, how do these compare with Singapore’s and as a tax professional, what are the key factors you need to note, especially for those managing tax matters in the region?
In association with SCTP, come join Adriana Calderon, Director at Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia and Malaysia and Hong Chuan Tan, Director of Transfer Pricing Solutions Malaysia, as they explain and reviews the changes offering their practical insights on what to note and how to better manage TP on both sides of the causeway.
WHAT WE'LL COVER
Adriana Calderon has extensive
international experience with Big Four and mid-tier firms advising multinational companies in the areas of corporate and international
taxation across South America, the US, Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.
As a TP practitioner, Adriana has advised companies in the Asia Pacific Region across various industries and in a wide range of projects associated with planning, compliance and dispute resolutions with tax authorities. She has also participated in specialised projects involving pricing of financial transactions, business restructures and negotiation of APAs. Most recently, she has participated in TP planning projects to implement BEPS’s Action Plan and country-by-country reporting.
Hong Chuan Tan has over ten years of experience in transfer pricing and GST. Before joining Transfer Pricing Solutions, Hong Chuan was a Transfer Pricing Manager in BDO Malaysia. He played a key role in pioneering and developing the transfer pricing practice in Malaysia.He specialises in the area of transfer pricing where he manages a portfolio of clients comprising companies from a broad range of industries such as mining; electrical and electronics; plastic products; construction and property development; hotels; real estate; oil and gas amongst others. He has prepared transfer pricing documentation (Master File and Local File) for the Asia Pacific region, in particular Australia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines.He possesses experience in working with leading brands with the primary focus to exceed the expectations on clients’ service delivery while ensuring optimum brand impact. He is able to provide effective and resourceful information on the transfer pricing related problems, provide recommendations for the client’s business and process improvements.
Join in this 120-minute session to understand the changes with the new transfer pricing rules in Malaysia.
Be prepared for potential transfer pricing audits by tax authorities. Ensure that your transfer pricing documentation is readily available, organized, and easily accessible.
There is an increasing focus on transfer pricing documentation for intragroup loans in Malaysia. Tax authorities expect comprehensive documentation that demonstrates the arm's length.
In Singapore Taxpayers are required to review and update your transfer pricing documentation annually to ensure its accuracy and relevance.