Royal Malaysian Customs Department Visits Singapore Customs

Visit takes place ahead of Malaysia's implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on
1 April 2015.

Assistant Director-General (Policy and Planning) Doreen Tan of Singapore Customs (sixth from the left) hosted the Royal Malaysian Customs Department delegation, led by Director of the GST Division Datuk Subromaniam Tholasy (sixth from the right), on 26 June 2014. 09

Singapore Customs presented an overview of its Zero GST Warehouse Scheme and related legislation.
Singapore Customs hosted a Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) delegation comprising 11 officials from the GST Division, led by Director Datuk Subromaniam Tholasy, on 26 June 2014.

During the visit, Singapore Customs presented an overview of its Zero GST Warehouse Scheme and related legislation. Imported non-dutiable goods can be stored in a Zero GST Warehouse pending re-export. The GST on the imported goods will be suspended as long as the goods remain in the warehouse.

Datuk Subromaniam in turn shared RMCD's tax suspension schemes. The meeting underscores close bilateral ties between the two customs administrations.

While in Singapore, the delegation also visited the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore to exchange views on GST implementation.


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