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Aug 7, 2014

MEF Seminar on Goods and Services Tax (GST) "Readiness for GST"

With effect from 1 April 2015, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be enforced in Malaysia at the rate of 6%. GST is a broad based consumption tax covering all sectors of the economy i.e all Malaysian-made goods and services, including imports, except specific goods and services which are categorized under zero rated supply, and exempt supply orders, as determined by the Minister of Finance and published in the Gazette. Obviously, with the implementation of GST, many sectors such as construction, property developers, manufacturing, services; big-sized corporations as well as SMEs will be affected.

As GST is a new subject, companies and organisations should be aware and acquainted with the laws and rules on GST. Professionals, tax personnel and tax agents for instance, need not only the knowledge but the mastering of GST in order to effectively service their clients and employers.

Having less than a year to April 2015, let’s get your company prepared in managing the transition for GST and equip your personnel with appropriate GST knowledge to avoid costly penalties.

PERSATUAN PEGAWAI KANAN KASTAM MALAYSIA (PERKASA) Federal Territory Kuala Lumpur, and the MALAYSIAN EMPLOYERS FEDERATION (MEF) are jointly organising a two-day seminar themed “Readiness for GST” with the following objectives:

• To increase the awareness and educate the participants on GST;

• To highlight, discuss and gather feedback on the implementation of GST;

• To provide a platform for the development of business relationship and strengthening of networking with GST officers of Jabatan Kastam DiRaja Malaysia.

Prominent GST experts from Jabatan Kastam Diraja Malaysia will address the seminar participants on the GST salient features and issues.

Details of the seminar are as follows:-



19 – 20 August 2014
Berjaya Waterfront Hotel,
Johor Bahru
(formerly known as The ZON Regency Hotel By The Sea)

8 – 9 September 2014
Holiday Villa City Centre,
Alor Setar

10 – 11 September 2014
The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences,

Hurry! Sign-up today.

Enquiries on the seminar could be forwarded to:

MEF Secretariat:

Encik Shamerul ( or 03-79557778 ext. 135;

Cik Wong ping Sing ( or 03-79557778 ext. 134;

Cik Norkhalidah Mohd Nordin ( or 03-79557778 ext. 163

For more information & registration form: CLICK HERE

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