Event details

LIRNEasia-South Centre Expert forum: Policy Options for Digital Taxation in South and Southeast Asia

Co-organized by South Centre and LIRNEasia

19 September 2023

Event details

LIRNEasia together with the South Centre hosted an expert forum on Policy Options for Digital Taxation in South and Southeast Asia on 19 September 2023. The event was a closed-door event, attended by over 110 tax officials, with participants registered from Global South 40 countries. The event, based on research conducted jointly by LIRNEasia and the South Centre, looked to provide a forum for the organizers and participants to share their experiences and weigh relative merits of different policy options for providing new taxing rights to capture revenues of large technology multinationals in local tax nets.

Panelists included:

  1. Chetan Rao – Commissioner of Income Tax (OSD), Foreign Tax & Tax Research division of Central Board of Direct Taxes, Department of Revenue, India
  2. Mohammad Mifly – Retired Deputy Commissioner General, Tax Policy, Legislation, Rulings and International Affairs, Inland Revenue Department, Sri Lanka
  3. Esther A.P. Koisin – Director of the Department of International Taxation, Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia
  4. Mekar Utama – Director of International Taxation, Directorate General of Taxes, Indonesia
  5. Dirgha Raj Mainali – Director General, Inland Revenue Department, Nepal

Recording – Passcode: ^LGD7lD@


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