What are the measures to be taken by the government to deal with issues of non-compliance and fraud?
To deal with the issues relating to
non-compliance and fraud, various approaches will be used by the
government as follows:
Risk assessment programme to identify types of businesses and persons
with high tendency to commit non-compliance and fraud which includes
programmes for the strict enforcement of the law through the imposition
of heavy fines and penalties;
ii. Comprehensive audit programmes
to audit business records and accounts; and
Enhancement of the knowledge and expertise of the officers of the
Customs Department in specific skills such as accounting, finance and
law as well as equipping them with advanced audit techniques and
methodology including the usage of forensic accounting and
intelligence. Besides this, it is also pertinent to engage in
information sharing with other enforcement agencies.
approaches and methods stated above, it is anticipated that non-
compliance and fraud activities will be reduced significantly.