By Asia Samachar Team | MALAYSIA |
Jalbir Singh Riar has been made a partner at Ernst & Young Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd.
The 36-year old will assume his new role as partner in the indirect tax team at EY Kuala Lumpur from 1 July 2019, 12 years after starting his career at the firm in 2007.
“Work for a firm that believes in you, because when they believe in you, they will invest in you,” he said in an entry at his personal LinkedIn page.
Jalbir has experience in providing advisory services on indirect tax matters for a wide variety of industries and strategic engagements involving government-linked accounts in Malaysia. He has also provided cross-border indirect tax planning for international businesses ranging from Singapore to United Kingdom.
An active member of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (CTIM), he often works with the Malaysian tax authorities, including officials from the Ministry of Finance and the Royal Malaysian Customs, to help improve and refine the available tax incentives and practices in Malaysia for both businesses and the Rakyat.
EY, a global assurance, transaction and advisory services firm, has announced 733 partner promotions at its offices around the world, according to a company announcement on July 8. Currently, EY employs more than 270,000 in more than 150 countries.
Jalbir is the youngest of three sons to Manhore Singh and Nasib Kaur. Born in 1983 in Johor Bahru, he is married to Jagdish Kaur and the couple has two children.
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