Kah Seong Fan
Kah Seong is an indirect tax partner for Deloitte Malaysia with more than 23 years of experience advising companies in tax advisory, tax planning, mergers, GST implementation services and tax compliance for multinational companies, listed companies, and government linked companies in Malaysia. He began his tax consulting career in Kuala Lumpur and has been involved in GST implementation services since 2006. Kah Seong was invited to participate as a tax expert in the tax committee group by the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and Australian CPA Malaysia. Kah Seong is the contributing author of Malaysia GST Guide and is a regular speaker on GST in Malaysia.
Kah Seong graduated from Monash University, Clayton Australia with an honours economic degree, majoring in accounting and computer science. He is a Fellow member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Chartered Tax of Institute of Malaysia and Australian CPA.
Chandran joined Deloitte Malaysia as a tax director of the GST/Customs and Global Trade team. He brings with him more than 19 years of experience in Malaysian indirect tax advisory, planning and analyses. Before joining Deloitte Malaysia, he was with PwC Malaysia, where he served as managing consultant in its Indirect Tax Advisory Group.
His breadth of experience on Malaysian indirect tax encompasses advice and assistance on bonded warehousing facilities (including licensed manufacturing warehouse (LMW)); sales tax/import duty exemptions for manufacturing and service sectors (including independent power producers (IPPs)); service tax issues in various service sectors including engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects; applying for Customs rulings; acting as counsel on behalf of clients in appeals to the Customs Appeal Tribunal; export duty mechanism on crude oil; import/export procedures for trading in crude oil; excise duty/sales tax valuation reviews and assistance for the beer industry; indirect tax due diligence reviews; assistance in dealing with Customs audits/reviews; and advice and implementation assistance on the proposed GST to clients in various industries.
He has worked with a state government, multinationals, public listed companies as well as private companies across various industries such as oil & gas, construction, finance, telecommunications & broadcasting, information, communication & technology, independent power production, manufacturing and trading.
Chandran's focus areas include services such as banking, insurance, telecommunications & broadcasting, ICT (Information, Communication and Multimedia), and non-services including plantation, manufacturing and trading.
Chandran holds a bachelor of laws degree from the University of London and a Certificate in Legal Practice issued by the Legal Professional Qualifying Board, Malaysia.
For leisure, Chandran enjoys reading, watching movies and generally spending family time.
Eng Yew Tan
Eng Yew is the Country Indirect Tax Leader of Deloitte Malaysia. He has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of Customs, excise, sales and service tax. Eng Yew advises clients on indirect tax matters including the impact of proposed transactions and arrangements, indirect tax reviews & due diligences, managing duties exemption for large scale projects, client representation with the relevant tax authorities and advising on the impact and implementation of GST.
Eng Yew actively contributes to the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM). He is a member of the CTIM's Technical and Public Practice Committee, Professional Examinations Committee and also GST Committee. He also serves as a member of the FMM (Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers) Customs and Indirect Tax Committee.
Eng Yew has a working relationship and liaison with the various authorities including the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, the Royal Customs and Excise Department, the Malaysian Industrial Development Authority and the Ministry of Finance.
Eng Yew advises clients in various industries, including telecommunications, financial services, transport, healthcare, plantation, construction, media, manufacturing and services.
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