(Tax Update) : The Appointment of Representative for Company Director

(Tax Update) : The Appointment of Representative for Company Director
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(Tax Update) : The Appointment of Representative for Company Director

Overview of Tax Representative

The introduction of these new functions and guidelines emphasizes the importance of adapting to the digital era, ensuring that company representatives are adequately equipped, and maintaining the integrity of tax submissions. It also showcases the commitment to streamline processes while ensuring that appropriate checks and balances are in place for accountability.

Key Takeaways

From 1 January 2023, taxpayers who have the role of Company Director in MyTax can appoint a representative online.

The appointed representative must have a Tax Identification Number (TIN) and an Individual Digital Certificate.

IRBM has the right to obtain a letter of appointment as a Representative using the letterhead of the company or organization signed by the Board of Directors of the company/organization in question.

IRBM has improved the functions of the Director and Representative Director's roles in MyTax as follows:

i. Appointment of representatives by the Director in MyTax is unlimited. However, the Director shall be responsible for the appointment of the representative;

ii. Directors and representatives in the same appointment hierarchy can make data entry and access the e-Form in the same assessment year;

iii. The appointed representative is only allowed to check and make data entry. The system will not allow the representative to send and sign the e-Form;

iv. The submission and signature of the e-Form can only be done by taxpayers who have the role of Company Director in MyTax in accordance with the provisions of Section 75(1) of the ITA 1967;

v. The system will only save the latest data input. Therefore, the Director needs to ensure that the data is in order before submitting and signing the relevant e-Form;

vi. This function applies to e-C and e-PT for Year of Assessment 2022 and 2023. It will be extended to all types of e-Forms for the specified assessment year in stages.

Final Words

In conclusion, the introduction of a framework for appointing representatives in MyTax represents a commendable stride forward in streamlining and modernizing our tax processes.

By clearly outlining the procedures, duties, and responsibilities of representatives, we ensure not only efficiency but also maintain the highest standards of accountability and transparency.

This move undeniably reaffirms our commitment to fostering a user-centric, efficient, and transparent tax system for the benefit of all stakeholders involved.

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