Transfer Pricing Issues to Note before FY 2020 Closing

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Recommended: Be equipped with the best practices to manage your TP issues and positions 
06 January 2021, Wednesday

Closing date: 30 December 2020, Wednesday or when spaces are filled

12.00 - 01.30PM

(Tech check from 11.45am.)

Online Classroom  

CPE Hours (Income Tax):

1.5 hour(s)

CPE Hours (GST):

0 hour(s)

$ 50 (SCTP/ISCA Member); $88 (Association Member); $99 (Non-Member)
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Programme Synopsis

As the end of a challenging FY 2020 approaches, what must companies do to substantiate the arm’s length nature of their transfer pricing (TP) arrangements, particularly if they have been adversely impacted by COVID-19?

In the second part of a two-part series, go beyond the one key aspect companies should take note of in their TP arrangements and explore deeper into the year-end TP issues arising from COVID-19 and other developments. Facilitated by Accredited Tax Practitioner (Income Tax) Ms Elis Tan, Executive Director, Transfer Pricing from BDO Singapore, this upcoming webinar will take participants through the best practices needed to protect your company’s TP positions from the tax authority. What’s more, with the recent TP guidance issued by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, be aware of the crucial points and gain insights into what is expected from businesses when managing TP arrangements.

In addition, listen in on the techniques and framework to determine TP policies and positions effectively and learn about the intricacies that is involved in managing the organisation’s TP matters as you close FY2020.

Programme Outline

  • Know the year-end TP issues to take note of, with a focus on issues arising from COVID-19
  • Be aware of the important points of the TP guidance from the tax authority and the authority’s expectations
  • Get equipped with the framework to systematically review TP policies and ascertain if the adjustments are needed
  • Understand the essentials in documenting TP positions

About the Facilitator(s)

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Ms Elis Tan
Transfer Pricing Executive Director
BDO Singapore
Accredited Tax Practitioner (Income Tax)

Elis has more than 15 years of tax transfer pricing experience. Currently, she is the Executive Director heading the transfer pricing team at BDO Tax Advisory Pte Ltd.

Elis started her career with a Big 4 firm where she provided transfer pricing services to a diverse portfolio of clients in the industrial, consumer manufacturing, retail, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, banking, and asset management sectors. From 2006 to 2009, Elis was based in Shanghai, helping China-based multinational clients manage their transfer pricing risks. Elis also spent more than 3 years as Head of Transfer Pricing, Asia-Pacific region, at one of the largest multinational insurance groups based in the United States.

Elis has extensive experience in handling all aspects of transfer pricing including documentation compliance, planning and controversy management. Her work includes transfer pricing risk assessment, audit defence, tax effective value chain management in relation to the use of regional principals, application and negotiation of tax incentives and working with customs and tax colleagues for overall tax optimisation. She also has experience negotiating advanced pricing arrangements (APAs) with tax authorities in Singapore, China and Japan.

  • Accredited Tax Practitioner (Income Tax) of Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professional Limited (SIATP)
  • Member (Non-Practising) of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA)
  • Graduated from the Singapore Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Accountancy (Honours) Degree


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