Company fined BND5,000 for tax evasion

|     Fadley Faisal     |

A LOCAL company was fined BND5,000 by the Magistrate’s Court yesterday, after its director pleaded guilty for failing to file the particulars of its income tax returns.

Magistrate Hajah Ervy Sufitriana binti Haji Abdul Rahman heard how Global Pride Sdn Bhd had failed to submit its income tax returns to the Income Tax Collector for the business years ending on December 31, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Defence counsel Rozaiman bin Abdul Rahman of Messrs Rozaiman Abdul Rahman represented the defendant company.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Emily Goh prosecuted the case.