Practice Area: Tax & Revenue

Corporate and Income Tax

We have reviewed advice on and litigated corporate and income tax matters across a wide sector of the economy including property development, holding companies, manufacturing and services companies.

Alternative Dispute Resolution with Tax Authorities

We have built relationships with the relevant tax authorities which help us to achieve favorable settlements for our clients. We have had discussions and negotiations with the Inland Revenue Board, Royal Malaysian Customs and Ministry of Finance.

Tax Audits and Tax Investigations

Currently, tax audits and tax investigations are conducted with greater frequency and vigor. We advise clients on legal strategies to prepare for and address tax audits and tax investigations.

Malaysian Tax Incentives

We offer one stop advise and documentation for companies and investors who want to take advantage of the full gamut of tax incentives in Malaysia.These incentives include investments in the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), Bio Nexus, Iskandar Development Region, Northern Corridor Economic Region, East Cost Economic Region, Sabah Development Corridor and Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy.Our office is situated next to the Malaysian Industrial Development authority (MIDA) which has helped us develop a deep understanding of the policies and processing mechanism of various applications before MIDA. These include applications for pioneer status, investment tax allowance, reinvestment allowance, customs and other indirect tax exemptions, double deduction for promotion of exports, industrial building allowance, incentives for Operational Headquarters (OHQ) and International Procurement Centers (IPC).

Offshore Tax Planning

We render advice on optimum offshore tax planning. We have also advised on offshore transactions involving special purpose vehicles incorporated in Labuan.

Transactional Tax Advise

We advise on inbound transactions and investments. We are active in rendering advice and tax law support in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and reorganizations. We provide opinions on availability of statutory exemptions and statutory and policy driven incentives.

Tax Litigation

This is a fast growing service within the Tax and Revenue Practice Group. We act for clients in judicial proceedings on tax matters before the Malaysian Courts. We also act on Tax Appeal matters.