TO BE THE LEADING RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ACCOUNTANCY PROFESSION IN MALAYSIA
The Malaysian Accountancy Research and Education Foundation (MAREF) is a trust body initiated by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).
It was established in 1990 for the promotion, encouragement and advancement of accountancy research and education in Malaysia. It received its certificate of
registration as a corporate body under the Trustess (Incorporation) Act 1952 on 26th July 1993 from The Prime Minister’s Department.
On 14 February 1992, MAREF was gazetted as an approved organization under section 44(6) of the Income Tax Act 1967 which regards any monetary donation towards the funds of this foundation as tax exempted.