This section serves as a online resource to help individuals and businesses understand the inner workings of the Malaysian tax system and self assessment system. The links below provide a helpful overview and are by no means exhaustive.
Find out how to fill in the form correctly and avoid the penalty of sending your tax assessment late with these useful files downloaded straight from Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia.
Tax Risk Management (EN, Size: 660K) Tax Guide for Self Employed Individuals (EN, Size: 52K) Tax Computation For Individuals with Employment Income (EN, Size: 172K) Self Assessment System : A Guide for Individuals(EN, Size: 140K) Deductions/Reliefs/Tax Rebates (EN, Size: 52K) A Tax Guide to Non-Resident Individuals (EN, Size: 136K)
Keeping proper financial records is a main prerequisite for accurate assessment of taxes. The links below provide an overview as to how the Malaysian tax system operates and the details that should not be overlooked when performing tax calculations.
Self Assessment System : A Guide for Companies (EN, Size: 48K) Guide to Proper Record-Keeping For Small Businesses (BM, Size: 40K) Income Tax Guide On Companies And Co-Operative Society (EN, Size: 160K) Employer And Income Tax (EN, Size: 132K)
Frequently Asked Questions
The IRB has also compiled a list of frequently asked questions for individuals & businesses. For more guides and publications, follow these links to the respective PDF files.
Preparing for the Changeover Q & A (EN, Size: 36K) Income Tax Common Queries & Payment of Tax (EN, Size: 28K) Current Year Assessment Q & A (EN, Size: 24K)
The information above is sourced from the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia.