‘Tax Appeals in Malaysia: Law and Procedure’ book launched, covers valuable topics useful to business owners, accountants

(From left to right) Uggah, Abang Iskandar, Chew, and Girish posing for a group photo while holding a copy of 'Tax Appeals in Malaysia: Law and Procedure' during the official launch today (June 15, 2022) at a local hotel in Kuching.

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By Ashley Sim

KUCHING, June 15: Today marks the official launch of Dr Andrew Chew Peng Hui’s book ‘Tax Appeals in Malaysia: Law and Procedure’, which covers topics pertinent to any contemporary discussion on tax appeals and is a book that lawyers, tax authorities, accountants, and business owners should not miss.

The book launch was officiated here today by the Chief Judge of Sabah and Sarawak Datuk Abang Iskandar Abang Hashim at a local hotel here.

Thomson Reuters/Sweet & Maxwell Malaysia country head Girish Kamat stated in his speech today that the book will assist lawyers and tax practitioners by providing much valued knowledge to mount logical and convincing arguments in pursuing their appeals before the Special Commissioners of Income Tax as well as the courts.

“In this book, Malaysian tax law has been considered and analysed in depth.

“Ample end-notes provide an invaluable source of reference for detailed study and further research on the intricacies of handling appeals against tax assessments raised by the tax authorities.

“Further cases and other sources from Malaysia and other jurisdictions have also been analysed and discussed to build an enviable resource for successful conduct of tax appeals,” he said.

He went on to say that one can proudly say that the book is a complete and comprehensive textbook on the current practice of tax appeals in Malaysia.

Meanwhile, during the book launch, Dr Chew mentioned that the rule of law is very much alive in Malaysia.

Also present at the book launch was Sarawak Deputy Premier Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas. — DayakDaily