Course Detail(TAX196v : TP Documentation and Benchmarking Analysis - How to get it right? (Live Webinar))

UTAP Funding

TAX196v : TP Documentation and Benchmarking Analysis - How to get it right? (Live Webinar)

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Live Webinar

The format of this course is a Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will be sent to you closer to date.

Note: You may also be interested in the ISCA Transfer Pricing E-Learning Series which is of a Foundational to Intermediate Level.

ISCA Transfer Pricing E-Learning series consists of 2 modules, namely:

  1. Transfer Pricing (Part 1) - Key Principles, Analysis and Methods (E Learning) (Course Code: TAX004i) -  Click on the title for the programme details
  2. Transfer Pricing (Part 2): TP Documentation, Dispute Resolution and Risk Management (E Learning)  (Course Code: TAX005i)Click on the title for the programme details

Programme Objective
 
Transfer pricing documentation and benchmarking analysis are key when defending transfer pricing risks from tax authorities. However, the reality is that the theory and practice of preparing documentation and benchmarking analysis are very different, hence the importance of practical insights.
 
This seminar is designed to share practical knowledge through real life case studies about key aspects of managing transfer pricing risks. You will learn:

  • Practical solutions on how to test related party transactions, including services, buy/sell transactions, intercompany loans with a case study using databases.
  • How to ensure that your documentation and benchmarking analysis are ‘bullet-proof.'
  • Practical tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis to ensure you get it right
  • How to implement benchmarking results correctly and examples of how the implementation can go wrong.  

Programme Outline


Morning session

  • Refresher covering key principles of preparing documentation
  • The importance of functional analysis and characterisation of transactions
  • Common mistakes in the preparation of functional analyses and how to get it right
  • Principles and rationale for economic and benchmarking analysis
  • Alternatives available for testing related party transactions, are databases the only option?
  • Are searches and benchmarking analysis always required? How to identify exceptions?

Afternoon Session

  • Hands on case study using databases
  • How to test:
    • service transactions
    • buy/sell transactions
    • intercompany loans
  • Do and don’t’s when testing related party transactions
  • How to identify ‘blind spots’ and key tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis
  • How to implement the results of benchmarking analysis
  • Examples of how the implementation can go wrong.

 

Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking

 

Training Methodology
 
Lecture style, with Case Studies and examples. Participants can actively contribute and submit questions before the seminar.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate level program. The program is suitable for professionals involved in tax, transfer pricing or cross-border taxation including: CFOs, financial controllers, senior tax managers, accountants/auditors and finance professionals who are advising or are in-charge of tax or transfer pricing strategy or are responsible for implementing and managing tax or transfer pricing risks as part of their roles.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

27 Sep 2023 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 303.88
For Non-Members: $ 364.87

Programme Facilitator(s)

Adriana Calderon

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Testimonial

Funding

1] NTUC Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme) is an individual skills upgrading account for NTUC members.

NTUC members enjoy 50% *unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP. NTUC members aged 40 and above can enjoy higher funding support up to $500 per individual each year, capped at 50% of unfunded course fees, for courses attended between 1 July 2020 to 31 December 2022. *This excludes miscellaneous fees such as GST and registration fee etc.
 
To find out more on the UTAP support validity period please click here.
 
As UTAP is given on calendar year basis, and calculated based on year of training taken, it cannot be accumulated.

  • Maintained paid-up NTUC membership before course, throughout course duration and at the point of claim and;
  • Course by training provider must be supported under UTAP and training must commence within the supported period and;
  • Unfunded course fee must not be fully sponsored by company or other types of funding
  • Unfunded course fee must be S$20.00 and above, and;
  • Member must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and sat for all prescribed examination(s), if any and;
  • UTAP application must be made within 6 months after course ends.

To submit for UTAP claims, please visit http://skillsupgrade.ntuc.org.sg/. Terms and conditions apply.
Should you have queries on the funding scheme, you can email to UTAP@e2i.com.sg or call NTUC Membership Hotline at 6213-8008

Programme Facilitator(s)


​Adriana Calderon
Adriana Calderon
(LLB, M.Int.Tax., Dip.Acc)

 

Adriana is the co-founder of Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia. She has extensive international experience with Big Four and mid-tier firms advising multinational companies in the areas of corporate and international taxation across South America, the US, Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. As a Transfer Pricing practitioner, Adriana has advised companies in the Asia Pacific Region across various industries and in a wide range of projects associated with planning, compliance and dispute resolutions with tax authorities. She has also participated in specialised projects involving pricing of financial transactions, business restructures and negotiation of APAs. Most recently, she has participated in transfer pricing planning projects to implement BEPS’s Action Plan and country-by-country reporting.


Adriana also enjoys teaching and is a regular speaker and facilitator of Transfer Pricing seminars and workshops. She is a transfer pricing trainer for the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals. Adriana has also facilitated training sessions for CFOs, tax teams of large companies and consultancies, and tax executives at the Australian Taxation Office.

The format of this course is a Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will be sent to you closer to date.

Note: You may also be interested in the ISCA Transfer Pricing E-Learning Series which is of a Foundational to Intermediate Level.

ISCA Transfer Pricing E-Learning series consists of 2 modules, namely:

  1. Transfer Pricing (Part 1) - Key Principles, Analysis and Methods (E Learning) (Course Code: TAX004i) -  Click on the title for the programme details
  2. Transfer Pricing (Part 2): TP Documentation, Dispute Resolution and Risk Management (E Learning)  (Course Code: TAX005i)Click on the title for the programme details

Programme Objective
 
Transfer pricing documentation and benchmarking analysis are key when defending transfer pricing risks from tax authorities. However, the reality is that the theory and practice of preparing documentation and benchmarking analysis are very different, hence the importance of practical insights.
 
This seminar is designed to share practical knowledge through real life case studies about key aspects of managing transfer pricing risks. You will learn:

  • Practical solutions on how to test related party transactions, including services, buy/sell transactions, intercompany loans with a case study using databases.
  • How to ensure that your documentation and benchmarking analysis are ‘bullet-proof.'
  • Practical tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis to ensure you get it right
  • How to implement benchmarking results correctly and examples of how the implementation can go wrong.  

Programme Outline


Morning session

  • Refresher covering key principles of preparing documentation
  • The importance of functional analysis and characterisation of transactions
  • Common mistakes in the preparation of functional analyses and how to get it right
  • Principles and rationale for economic and benchmarking analysis
  • Alternatives available for testing related party transactions, are databases the only option?
  • Are searches and benchmarking analysis always required? How to identify exceptions?

Afternoon Session

  • Hands on case study using databases
  • How to test:
    • service transactions
    • buy/sell transactions
    • intercompany loans
  • Do and don’t’s when testing related party transactions
  • How to identify ‘blind spots’ and key tips to minimise risks related to benchmarking analysis
  • How to implement the results of benchmarking analysis
  • Examples of how the implementation can go wrong.

 

Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking

 

Training Methodology
 
Lecture style, with Case Studies and examples. Participants can actively contribute and submit questions before the seminar.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

An Intermediate level program. The program is suitable for professionals involved in tax, transfer pricing or cross-border taxation including: CFOs, financial controllers, senior tax managers, accountants/auditors and finance professionals who are advising or are in-charge of tax or transfer pricing strategy or are responsible for implementing and managing tax or transfer pricing risks as part of their roles.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

​Adriana Calderon
Adriana Calderon
(LLB, M.Int.Tax., Dip.Acc)

 

Adriana is the co-founder of Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia. She has extensive international experience with Big Four and mid-tier firms advising multinational companies in the areas of corporate and international taxation across South America, the US, Australia and the Asia Pacific Region. As a Transfer Pricing practitioner, Adriana has advised companies in the Asia Pacific Region across various industries and in a wide range of projects associated with planning, compliance and dispute resolutions with tax authorities. She has also participated in specialised projects involving pricing of financial transactions, business restructures and negotiation of APAs. Most recently, she has participated in transfer pricing planning projects to implement BEPS’s Action Plan and country-by-country reporting.


Adriana also enjoys teaching and is a regular speaker and facilitator of Transfer Pricing seminars and workshops. She is a transfer pricing trainer for the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals. Adriana has also facilitated training sessions for CFOs, tax teams of large companies and consultancies, and tax executives at the Australian Taxation Office.


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

27 Sep 2023 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 303.88
For Non-Members: $ 364.87

Programme Facilitator(s)

Adriana Calderon

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore