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Johari says govt will improve GST

20 August 2017 | 10:34PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — The government will improve the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), which was introduced on April 1, 2015 into a more efficient taxation system...

Companies Commission should explain its stand

12 August 2017

WHAT will change when potentially tens of thousands of small companies in Malaysia are no longer required by law to appoint auditors? Will these companies benefit from not having to bother with annual audits...

MySay: Taxes as a two-way deal

09 August 2017 | 11:30AM

In Malaysia, a discussion of current events almost always leads to the topic of taxation. Need to curb a property boom or speculation? There is the Real Property Gains Tax. Want to raise money for tourism in Malaysia? There is...

GST now imposed on research grants

10 March 2017 | 7:01AM

KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 ― Not only must public universities contend with budget cuts, but academics are also getting less money for research as most grants now attract the Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

Submission of Income Tax Via e-Filing from March 1

22 February 2017 | 4:21PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Taxpayers can submit their income tax return form (ITRF) for the year of assessment 2016 via e-Filing starting from March 1, says the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM)....

Customs to audit GST-registered firms from Sept 1

29 August 2016 | 1:35 PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department will launch the Customs Blue Ocean Strategy Operation (Ops CBOS) in phases from Sept 1 to audit companies registered for the goods and services Tax (GST)...