Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion: Practical Advice, Best Practice Strategies and Learning from Case Studies


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Date:
23 March 2020, Monday

Time:
09.00AM - 05.00PM
Venue:
60 Cecil Street, ISCA House, Singapore 049709

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Programme Synopsis

To equip participants with a better understanding of tax avoidance and tax evasion. Relevant key principles relating to general anti-avoidance provision will be discussed. The course will include sharing of practical real life experiences and lessons on common issues relating to tax planning and tax investigation.

Programme Outline

  • Introduction
  • Understand the key differences between tax avoidance and tax evasion
  • General anti-avoidance provision (Section 33) – relevant key principles
  • Common pitfalls to avoid when you do tax planning
  • Understand the differences between tax audit and tax investigation
  • Practical advice and strategies on how to handle a tax audit and tax investigation
  • Learn how you can mitigate costly penalties arising from tax investigation
  • Lessons from Case Studies

About the Presenter(s)/ Trainer(s)


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Mr Kenny Lim
Fellow CA (Singapore), ATA (Income Tax and GST), MSID, MBA, BAcc



Kenny Lim is the founder and Managing Director of a tax and business consultancy firm. He has more than 24 years of experience in the tax, financial services and investment banking industry. He specializes in corporate/individual income tax and goods & services tax consulting and advisory.

Kenny has a wealth of experience in regional and cross border transactions that encompass mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, tax optimization and value protection, tax efficient financing, tax planning and regional taxation. In addition, he has many years of experience in dealing with the tax authorities in the Asia Pacific region.

Kenny is a frequent speaker at tax seminars in Singapore, China and India. He has also lectured at the Tax Management Course for MBA students conducted by the Nanyang Technological University and is currently the Trainer for the Advanced Tax (ATX) module of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) Professional Examination and the Facilitator for the Tax Module of the ISCA Pre-Admission Course for the provisional members of ISCA to qualify as full fledged members of ISCA.

Kenny is a Fellow Member of the ISCA, an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax and GST) of the Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals and a Full Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. He sits on board as Independent Director of a number of companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX).

Kenny holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy and a MBA Degree from the National University of Singapore.








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