GST Seminars for STA Members

The Association is organising seminars on Goods and Services Tax (GST) for its Members at the following venues and dates:

4 November 2014 - Wisma STA, Kuching
5 November 2014 - RH Hotel, Sibu
6 November 2014 - Imperial Hotel, Miri 

The seminars shall be conducted by speakers from Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd who had been assisting the Association in making submissions to the Government. The speakers shall cover the treatments of GST on forestry and timber industry sectors as well as issues and considerations requiring special attention.

The tentative programme for the seminar is as follows:

8.30 a.m.
  • Registration
9.00 a.m.
  • Welcoming remarks
  • GST Guide on Forestry Industry: Highlight and Commentary
  • GST Impact for Forestry Industry: Upstream and Downstream activities
10.30 a.m.
  • Teabreak
11.00 a.m.
  • Managing the Transition into GST Implementation: Challenges and Practical Issues
  • Specific GST Issues and Planning affecting Forest Plantation, Oil Palm Plantation and Property Development Sectors
  • Question and answer session
12.30 p.m.
  • Seminar ends

Members are welcomed to forward any queries pertaining to GST to the Secretariat for the speakers to address during the seminars via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Registration for the seminars will be on a first-come, first-served basis and limited to three (3) participants per company. Members have been invited to these seminars vide STA Circular dated 8 October 2014

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