Special Tax Deduction for Expenditure on Malaysian-Made Handicraft by Hotel Industry

Updated on 15 July 2023 – Dialogue between MOF,LHDNM, and CTIM [21/6/2023] Update: The Ismail Sabri Government Budget is no longer applicable. Malaysia’s national budget for 2023 was re-tabled again in February 2023. To Download Revised Budget 2023 Speech and some other related publications – Current Position The hotel industry has the opportunity to […]

IRBM’s Response to CTIM on e-C 2022 (3)

Regarding Form e-C 2022, CTIM has offered feedback and comments to the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM). The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia issued its response on 29 July 2022 and 2 August 2022, respectively. Despite this, on 11 August 2022, CTIM provided IRBM with additional feedback and comments on the form e-C 2022 […]

Tax Treatment on the Income of Doctors in Private Hospitals

I am sure many of you will still remember the widespread allegation that doctors (from now on referred to as the doctor) who provide medical services (e.g., treatment, consultancy, surgical, etc.) in Private Hospitals were evading taxes many years ago, and LHDN conducted audits as a result. It is not only permissible but common to […]

Taxation of Partnerships – Capital Allowance

Since a partnership is not a legal person it cannot own fixed assets. These, therefore, belong jointly to the individual partners. Those who own the plant or machinery and use it in the course of their trade, business, or profession are the ones who are generally eligible for the capital allowances. Nevertheless, a notable exemption is […]

Deduction for Expenses in relation to the Cost of Personal Protective Equipment

1. Tax deductions for employers on the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE) are offered by the Income Tax (Deduction for Expenses in Relation to the Cost of Personal Protective Equipment) Rules 2021, which are effective from YA 2020 and define personal protective equipment (PPE) as “expenditure incurred by the employer for the purpose of […]