News / Bulletins from the Executive Director of CATA, Duncan Onduru

















Registration and accommodation for the 2015 Conference

The Circular providing full information about this year's Conference in Malaysia and the hotel booking form may now be downloaded by clicking on the following links:

Conference Circular

Hotel booking form


Malaysian Tax Academy set to offer degree courses

The Directors of the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia have approved plans to have the Academy accredited to a university in order to offer degree courses. The announcement was made by the Director of the Academy Mr Adzhar Sulaiman while addressing participants at the closing ceremony of the 19th edition of the Taxation of International Transactions (TOIT) Course in Selangor, Malaysia. Details of the accreditation process remain to be worked out, including the time frame and the type of degree courses that will be offered.

Click to read more ...


Request for Background Papers

A request for the completion of country Background Papers has today been gmailed to all Country Representatives, with copies to Country Correspondents.  The Background Papers will inform the preparations currently in progress for this year's Conference in Malacca, Malaysia. Country Representatives are asked to submit their completed Background Papers to the CATA Secretariat by 31 July 2015.

Copies of the request and the supporting questionnaires provided to assist in the preparation of the Background Papers may also be downloaded from the Members Area of this site.


Preparations for the 2015 Conference begin with the unveiling of the official Logo

The official logo of the 36th CATA Technical Conference has now been unveiled. During a meeting hosted in Cyberjaya by the CEO of the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia Prof. Mohd Mahfar, the logo was formally presented to the Executive Director of CATA, who applauded the management of IRBM for setting in motion early preparations for the Conference, scheduled to take place from 16th to 20th November. The Logo is inspired by Malaysia’s two most well-known symbols, the Jalur Gemilang (Malaysia’s National Flag) and the Bunga Raya (the Hibiscus Flower - Malaysia’s National Flower). 

Click to read more ...


Commonwealth Tax Auditors Course and Achieving Leadership Potential Programme

The online phase of this year's Commonwealth Tax Auditors Course and Achieving Leadership Potential Programme opened on 14 April.

Welcome message to delegates from CATA's Executive Director