Learning About Taxation in the Era of Digital Economy

In line with the digital transformation that is happening in line with the Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0), there is a need for taxation professionals to address, adopt and embrace the changes within the industry. With aims to exposing students towards the digital impacts towards taxation, the School of Accounting & Finance (SAF) recently hosted an industry talk conducted by TraTax, an independent tax advisory firm that is one of the top 10 firms in Malaysia.
Mr. Renganathan Kannan, Tax Partner of TraTax conducted the talk for our students under the BA (Hons) in Accounting and Finance with a specialism in Taxation programme. Apart from sharing his practical knowledge of being actively involved in the tax practicing industry, Mr. Renganathan also distributed copies of the Budget Commentary 2020 for our students’ academic reading. The interactive lecture, titled “Taxation in the Era of the Digital Economy”, highlighted the changing landscape of taxation in the digital economy, as well as the expectations towards future tax professionals, in order to excel within the industry.

We are honoured to be the first university selected by TraTax to host the lecture . TraTax is amongst our 10,000 industry partners who are actively involved in helping us to develop industry-relevant curriculum.