EY Latin America North Tax Technology & Innovation Leader Luis D. Beltran Farias (Mexico), Tax Policy for Government Services Partner Richard Stern (US), and Asean Tax Leader Amarjeet Singh (Malaysia) together with SGV Tax Leader Fabian K. Delos Santos (FKS), SGV Clark Partner-In-Charge and Head Margaux A. Advincula (MAA), and Tax Partners Cheryl Edeline C. Ong (CCO) and Thyrza F. Marbas (TFM) joined a Consultative Meeting with the Department of Finance (DOF) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on the Digital Transformation Initiatives in ASEAN at the BIR National Office Building (NOB) in Diliman, Quezon City on 19 April 2023.
SGV Partners and EY Global and Asean Leaders with BIR leaders and representatives
The EY Global and Asean Leaders and consultants from the different regions shared their experiences on the role of tax intermediaries, data analytics, and e-tax audits in the digital transformation of tax administrations. The participants shared insights on how digital solutions can enhance tax collection, reduce fraud, and improve taxpayer experience.
The consultative meeting aimed to discuss the digital transformation initiatives in ASEAN and how other countries have implemented them. It also discussed the challenges and opportunities brought about by digital transformation in the ASEAN region and explored ways to leverage technology for tax administration and compliance.