By Mohd Faiz Othman

As a regulator and developer of the accountancy profession, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) strongly advocates for tax governance and ESG matters to enable sustainable business and nation building.

As tax governance is critical to ensuring fiscal health for national development, MIA is committed to upskilling accountants and tax professionals on the latest tax developments to remain relevant and future-proof. 

One of the leading events on the national tax CPD calendar is the annual Malaysian Tax Conference 2023, jointly organised by the MIA and the Malaysia Association of Tax Accountants (M.A.T.A). For 2023, this popular Conference returns in a physical format and will run over two days from 26 – 27 June 2023 at the Connexion Conference & Event Centre @ Nexus, Bangsar South, Kuala Lumpur.

Focusing on the theme ‘Collaborating for a Sustainable Tomorrow’, the conference brings together expert speakers from the Ministry of Finance (MoF), Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, World Bank, industries and leading accountancy firms to share their insights into the latest developments and impacts on tax. Delegates can look forward to the following Conference highlights:

  • Discussions on the strategic role of taxation in long term economic growth and how best to implement a new and innovative tax regime in Malaysia for socio-economic resilience.
  • An overview and comparison of capital gains tax laws in ASEAN and developed countries, along with insights into Malaysia’s potential capital gains tax regime and how to plan strategically for the change.
  • Discussions on the recent issues and controversies, procedures and mechanisms relevant to tax disputes, and mechanisms for resolution, through either settlement or formal litigation.
  • An informative session on the Corporate Tax Governance Framework, covering the scope, benefits, process, and timeline of implementation.
  • Updates on selected key corporate tax cases and significant decisions relevant to taxpayers including recent Court of Appeal and High Court cases. 
  • Knowledge sharing on Transforming the Tax function through Technology and Automation, focusing on the transformation of tax administration management and the intended implementation of e-Invoicing in stages.
  • Knowledge sharing on Tax and ESG, focusing on the implementation and implications of carbon taxes to manage greenhouse gas emissions and green tax incentives to encourage sustainable practices.

Do join this important annual Conference to explore the key emerging tax issues as well as the critical role of tax incentives in driving sustainability, in order to be future-fit and future-relevant. 

 To find out more and register for the Malaysian Tax Conference 2023, please click here.

Note: CPD points gained from attending the Malaysian Tax Conference 2023 qualifies for the purposes of application or renewal of tax agent licence under Subsection 153(3), Income Tax Act 1967.

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