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Former AMP director owes $118k in taxes

Published on Feb 5, 2014 7:46 AM
Mr Mohd Nizam Ismail, who works as a lawyer, is a civil society activist who stepped down from the AMP last year.

A former director of the Association of Muslim Professionals (AMP) has failed to get a court order to stop the taxman from coming after him to make good on tax arrears totalling $117,716.

If Mr Mohd Nizam Ismail does not meet the statutory demand to settle his debt, bankruptcy proceedings can be started against him.

But this worry has been allayed for the 46-year-old lawyer and former deputy public prosecutor for now, having reached a settlement with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (Iras).

He said through his lawyer See Chern Yang last night, that the "parties have reached a mutually acceptable arrangement out of court".

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