Shukor joins YYC as associate partner of tax division
KUALA LUMPUR: YYC & Co, a leading local audit and taxation firm, recently announced the appointment of Tan Sri Mohd Shukor Mahfar as associate partner of its tax division, with effect from May 24.
Shukor was the chief executive officer (CEO) and director-general for the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia from 2011 to 2015.
As an associate partner, he will work with the YYC tax division team to more effectively deliver professional tax services and yield a broader client base to create awareness among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on issues of taxation.
“SMEs are the backbone of Malaysia’s economy, and it is crucial that businesses understand the importance and benefits of taxation,” said Shukor in a statement.
He was also the chairman of the Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators from 2012–2015, where he became the president in 2015.
Shukor was also appointed the Adjunct Professor of Uniten, Unitar, UUM, UiTM and UniMAP and was awarded the CEO of The Year 2015 by the European Emerging Markets Awards and the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award — Outstanding Contribution in Shaping People by The Asia HRD Award.
“We are honoured to welcome Shukor on board as our associate partner and we look forward to his input and contribution to further grow and strengthen YYC tax division in Malaysia, especially reinforcing our professional services and roles among SMEs,” said YYC Group CEO Datin Yap Shin Siang.
Tan Sri Mohd Shukor Mahfar