Transfer Pricing: Managing the Impact of COVID-19
Transfer Pricing (TP) is an area of tax that has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. The transfer pricing models and policies agreed pre COVID-19 may need to be revised and changed due to group losses, abnormal operating expenses, supply chain disruption and decrease in demand.
This course aims to discuss the impacts on TP arising from the effects of COVID-19 pandemic and provide insights into practical strategies to manage transfer pricing policies during and post COVID-19.
By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:
(Case studies will be used to illustrate the suggested approaches to common scenarios.)
WEBINAR style with Case Studies and examples. Participants can actively contribute and submit questions before the seminar.
The Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants is consistently working on the issue and has teamed up with Adriana Calderon, Director of Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia. Together, we initiated a discussion on how you can manage your transfer pricing exposure.
|DATE||Wednesday 31 March 2021|
|TIME||9:00am - 12.30pm (Singapore time)|
|FEE||$159.22 (Association Member)
|CLOSING DATE||Wednesday 24 March 2021 (unless fully booked prior)|
The class is designed as a platform to share practical knowledge through real life case studies. Save yourself a seat (or two) for the latest transfer pricing development in leading Asian countries! Know who you’re dealing with, their expectations, and how you can prepare yourself for tax reviews and audits. Special discount applies to members of ISCA.
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
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.
*Asia Tax Awards 2017 by International Tax Review
Singapore is often a preferred location for setting up headquarters as the door to conduct business in Asia. The IRAS has released its views on how Singapore HQ's should plan and implement their transfer pricing framework. Want to know more? Read our article with our views on IRAS TP Guidelines for Singapore HQs.
The Malaysian Finance Bill 2020 incorporates transfer pricing-related changes to the current Income Tax Act, 1967 (“ITA”). The changes permit significantly greater authority to the Malaysia Inland Revenue Board (“MIRB”) and re-emphasises the importance of transfer pricing compliance, with effect from 1 January 2021.
The OECD guidance emphasised that, besides interest rates, all terms and conditions of the financing transactions (including the volume of debt) should be tested against the arm’s length principle.