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EY Young Tax Professional of the Year is now open

Published by Afterschool.my on Aug 10, 2020, 11:29 am

Seeking for a chance to work with people from around the world? Interested to learn how business is done across different cultures?

In collaboration with Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri Malaysia (LDHN), EY is proud to announce that the EY Young Tax Professional of the Year (YTPY) 2020 Malaysia competition is now open.

The EY Young Tax Professional of the Year (YTPT) is an international tax competition which allows students to test and demonstrate their business acumen, commercial awareness and tax technical skills. It also provides students an opportunity to take one’s career further.

Started with 9 countries in 2011, this program has now grown to involve over 30 countries. It was first launched in Malaysia in 2013. In the view of Covid-19, this year's competition will be held virtually for the first time.

2019 YTPY Winners of different countries (Image source: EY Malaysia)

This competition is open to:

  • Malaysian undergraduate and postgraduate students, studying in local or foreign universities or colleges;
  • Full-time students pursuing professional qualifications as at 15 December 2020;
  • Undergraduates/students who may have graduated or completed their professional exams in 2020 but have not commenced full-time employment as at 15 December 2020.

Interested students will have to submit a response to a case study via a PowerPoint presentation and a video presentation before 5p.m., 22 September 2020.

A panel of judges will determine 10 finalists based on content, depth of issues presented, research analysis adopted, critical thinking, creativity, commercial awareness and overall presentation.

In the final stage, the finalists will be assigned a case study to prepare individually. They will have to virtually present their response to the case study to a panel of independent judges.

Attractive cash prizes are waiting to be won. A total of RM8,000.00 cash prize will be awarded to the champion, whereas the first runner-up and the second runner-up will be walking away with RM6,000.00 and RM3,000.00 cash prizes respectively.

In addition, the top 3 winners will all be offered paid internship of no less than 8 weeks or conditional offer of employment with EY member firm office in Malaysia.

Malaysia’s first prize winner will also be joining other countries’ winners to compete for the International YTPY title 2020.

For more information, kindly visit the organisation’s page https://www.ey.com/en_my/careers/ey-young-tax-professional-of-the-year.

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