Category: Asia

Things for Tax Professionals to do in Singapore

Singapore has become an exceptionally prosperous region for ambitious tax specialists to focus on their careers whilst enjoying an optimal standard of living. There are a host of fascinating experiences right on your doorstep! Aside from the attractive salaries and exquisite working conditions among many multinational corporations, the city is full of entertainment and captivating […]

Transfer Pricing in Singapore

On 23 February 2006, Singapore introduced its first comprehensive guidance on transfer pricing. This came more than a decade after the OECD had published its guidelines in 1995. Although the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) insists it applied the arm’s length principle (ALP) the entire time through Singapore’s tax treaties, the guidance was the country’s first attempt to create a transfer pricing culture of its own.

Transfer Pricing and Tax Business in Singapore

Background to Tax Business in Singapore Singapore is a far cry from the small and underdeveloped country that it used to be and for a small country, has firmly established itself as a global business hub, especially for transfer pricing and tax prospects. Recently overtaking Hong Kong as the top place in Asia for multinational […]

Relocating to Malaysia: Expat Communities

With its multi-cultural society, Malaysia is an ideal location for ambitious international tax expats to consider and one of Asia’s most developed. Beaches, jungles and cities inhabit the country along with good weather, making it an attractive place to relocate to for tax and transfer pricing professionals. Kuala Lumpur is the largest city and capital, […]

Top Three Places for Tax Expats to Live in Malaysia

Rich in culture and heritage, Malaysia boasts large tax and accountancy multinationals, making it the ideal location for your next move. A place where the ‘big four’ call home in some of its most vibrant cities, employment prospects for international tax expats are naturally high for foreign workers. Cost of living database, Numbeo recently claimed […]

The cost of living in Malaysia for International Tax Expats

From a small tin-mining village to world-class infrastructure. While business behaviour is similar to the West, Malaysia can provide an intercultural experience, an affordable lifestyle and a 25% increase in income for international tax expats. The only country to hold territory on both mainland Asia and the Malay Archipelago, Malaysia is home to rainforests, beaches […]