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Is your business truly tax efficient?


Truly successful companies consider tax implications before they make business decisions. This makes international tax compliance, consulting and structuring a crucial element in any global strategy.

As tax regulations change in different parts of the world, it's challenging to keep up with strategies that would optimise compliance. Our international platform provides the kind of expertise that you need in formulating tax strategies. We have a track record as one of the largest tax practices in Malaysia, established over 30 years.




We work with clients by understanding their tax planning needs and add value by offering innovative and effective solutions. Our depth of technical 'know-how' makes tax issues and compliance less technical and complicated.

We bring extraordinary value to clients by helping them identify potential tax landmines and offer approaches and solutions to be tax savvy. We take care of your tax planning needs through effective and efficient tax strategies.


  • Expatriate Tax
    • Tax filing compliance 
    • Application of work permit 
    • Payroll services 
    • Remuneration packaging    
  • Tax Planning and Advisory
    • Specialist tax advisory services 
    • Inbound and outbound investments 
    • Corporate exercise (e.g. IPO, M&A, business restructuring) 
    • Application for tax incentives 
    • International Tax 
    • Advance ruling application (Income Tax, GST and Customs) 
    • Review of tax clauses in contract
    • RPGT and stamp duty matters   
  • Tax Investigation and Field Audit
    • Assisting in handling and dealing with the IRB 
    • Pre-field audit review 
    • Negotiation with the IRB on settlement of audit or investigation cases
  • Tax Due-Diligence
    • Ascertain any undisclosed or unrealized contingent tax liabilities  
    • Provide insight into the target's tax position and an assessment of the related tax risks  
    • Review of target's historical tax profile, compliance with tax filing and payment of tax, evaluating significant tax risks, etc  
  • Tax Compliance 
    • Tax filing compliance 
    • Application for refund of tax 
    • Incentive Review 
    • Application for tax resident certificate 
    • Withholding tax compliance 
    • Other tax compliance services   
  • Goods and Services Tax 
    • GST advisory (e.g. GST Retainer Assistance Program "GRaP" or ad-hoc consultancy hours) 
    • Review of GST return (e.g. GST Tax Risk Management "GTRiM") 
    • Detailed review on GST implications 
    • Post GST training (on updates) 
    • GST appeal / lobbying 
  • Transfer Pricing
    • TP documentation 
    • Comparability Analysis 
    • Advise on Form MNE / JCK / TP Survey 
    • Prepare Master Files for groups 
    • High Level Review of TP Documentation 
    • Formulating group TP policy 
    • TP audit defense, TP advisory, TP planning 
    • Price setting 
    • Advance pricing arrangement 
    • Mutual agreement procedure    
  • Dispute Resolution
    • Handling matters at dispute panel (Joint Appeals Boards and Dispute Resolution Panel) 
    • Attend Customs tribunal matters 
    • Attend GST tribunal matters 
    • Managing post tax assessments matters


Track Record


As one of the most well-known tax advisory firms in Malaysia, our clients are comprised of a good blend of local and foreign owned companies. We help businesses meet their tax obligations while minimising the incidence of penalties. We pride ourselves on a wide range of tax advisory solutions, usually of a customised nature, to address the tax needs of our clients for tax efficiency.


Professional Affiliation/Involvement/Accreditation


  • Past- Chairman of the Budget Commentary published annually by the Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA), the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM) since 1991.
  • Council Member of MICPA and a member of its Tax Practice Committee.
  • Council Member of CTIM and Chairman of its Technical and Public Practice Committee.


Notable Engagement


We have successfully assisted many of our clients to achieve significant tax savings via effective tax plans, specialised tax opinions, optimised corporate structures, efficient use of tax incentives and leveraging on our technical expertise.


Our Team

 PYH Protrait Photo
Kuala Lumpur, Klang

Poon Yew Hoe

Managing Partner/ Tax Partner
  SM Thannee Profile Kuala Lumpur, Klang

SM Thaneermalai

Managing Director, Tax

  FMH Protrait Photo Kuala Lumpur, Klang

Foo Meng Huei

Executive Director, Tax
  tax FL Kuala Lumpur, Klang

Fennie Lim

Executive Director, Tax
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Chong Mun Yew

Executive Director, Tax
 tax LO Kuala Lumpur, Klang

Liza Ooi

Associate Director, Tax

Contact Us
Crowe Horwath KL Tax Sdn Bhd
C15-5 Level 15 Tower C
Megan Avenue II 12 Jalan Yap Kwan Seng 50450 Kuala Lumpur
+603 2788 9898

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