Searching around bodies and in false ceilings - all in a day's work for tax investigators

In a photo from Iras raids conducted on Sept 17, 2019, manual methods of accounting and record-keeping can be seen in the funeral parlour near coffins.
In a photo from Iras raids conducted on Sept 17, 2019, manual methods of accounting and record-keeping can be seen in the funeral parlour near coffins.PHOTO: IRAS

SINGAPORE - He once searched around coffins and bodies, looking for documents and records as evidence of tax evasion.

It was part of a raid on a funeral service operator and just one of many eye-opening situations that Mr Ang Seng Leong has found himself in as a seasoned tax investigator.

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