Speaker : Mr. Tan Hooi Beng
Profile : Executive-Director of Advent Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd
Topics : Practical Tax Planning Strategies for You and I

Q1: We all HATE to pay taxes but is minimizing tax a LEGAL thing to do ?
A1: There are three ways of minimizing tax
1. Tax avoidance — this one will cause you hefty penalty from IRB
2. Tax evasion — this one sends you to JAIL
3. Tax mitigation — this one is absolutely LEGAL

Q2: Malaysians had broadened their business overseas, how can they safe on taxes?
A2: If they operate international business in Malaysia, tax is heavy. By using offshore vehicles, they can safe taxes in the legal way. Tax exemption is possible if they have offshore companies and can prove that the income is from international business.

About the Guest Author:

Evanna Phoon is the “Most Sought After Rockwills Will & Trust Specialist”. Her website is www.malaysiawills.com, where anyone can register for FREE SEMINARS on Will Writing & Trust and watch FREE Video Education Series to help increase awareness of Will, Trust and Estate Planning services in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

She had done over 200+ video blogs on the topic of Will, Trust, Funeral & Bereavement care and Estate Planning. She was invited as a speaker at International World Bloggers Summit 2011@PWTC, Rockwills CEO achiever´s congress, Negeri Sembilan Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Malaysia SME Business Networking Seminar.

Evanna writes regularly for Malaysia SME newspaper and two Chinese medium magazines “mystudy.my” and QiJi.

Prior to joining the financial planning industry, she worked for a few years as an electronics engineer with Intel, Freescale, Motorola and Western Digital. While still studying in the university, she appeared in billboards and did catwalk modeling. She was Miss Astro Chinese International Finalist 1998/99 and had won Miss Sunway Beauty Pageant title in Year 1999. She is currently married with two children and love to spend her time mountain biking and outdoor sports with her family.

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