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Do you know what is income tax relief? Tax reliefs are set by Lembaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN), where a taxpayer is able to deduct a certain amount for cash expended in that assessment year, from the total annual income. These are for certain activities that the government encourages to lighten our financial loads. For […]
How do you feel when you have to leave your children to go to work? For stay-at-home moms, getting back to work is tough. As a working mother, they are afraid that bosses expect them to work like they do not have children! For the Belanjawan 2020, the government introduced the Women@Work initiative in an […]
How many of you know what a Micro Genius is? If you do, you had an awesome childhood! Remember games like Super Mario, Donkey Kong, and (my absolute favorite) Contra? And if you were the younger sibling, chances are you were either Luigi in Super Mario or the dude with the blonde flat top hair […]
Phew! Anticipation was through the roof as we diligently listened to what was broadcasted last Friday. I’m talking about the annual national budget that was tabled in Dewan Rakyat on October 11, 2019. With themes ‘Shared Prosperity’ and ‘Kemakmuran Bersama’ spearheading the highly-anticipated event, we were all eager to know if the proposed key initiatives […]
Stay tuned to this page as we’ll be conducting live Budget 2020 updates on October 11, 2019 at 4pm. Days Hours Minutes Seconds The annual national budget is taking place on October 11, 2019, with themes ‘Shared Prosperity’ and ‘Kemakmuran Bersama’ spearheading the highly-anticipated event. Making its mark as the second annual budget presentation for […]
Hello Malaysia! We’ve entered October and it only means that we get to see what’s in store for us next year when Lim Guan Eng, our Minister of Finance presents the annual budget on October 11, 2019. The annual national budget has been one of the most anticipated events for Malaysians year in, year out as […]
In the run-up to Malaysia’s Budget2020 or Belanjawan2020, the government is seeking ideas and suggestions from its citizens as it looks to boost economic growth while narrowing the fiscal deficit. Budget 2020 will be tabled by Minister of Finance, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng on Friday, 11th October 2019. Malaysians from all walks of life […]
Klasifikasi Pendapatan di Malaysia dibahagikan kepada tiga golongan, iaitu T20, M40, dan B40. Maksudnya, pendapatan isi rumah bulanan penengah bagi kumpulan terendah 40% (B40), kumpulan pertengahan 40% (M40) dan kumpulan tertinggi 20% (T20). Ini adalah hasil daripada kaji selidik Penyiasatan Pendapatan Isi Rumah dan Kemudahan Asas (PPIR & KA) oleh Jabatan Perangkaan Malaysia. Kajian PPIR […]
Malaysians are categorised into three different income groups: Top 20% (T20), Middle 40% (M40), and Bottom 40% (B40). This is based on the Department of Statistics’ (DOSM) Household Income and Basic Amenities (HIS/BA) survey of 2016. HIS/BA is conducted twice every five years and DOSM is currently conducting the 2019 survey nationwide. Over the years, […]
[Updated on 29th April 2019] Tax season can be a stressful time for anybody. If you’re already juggling your bills, groceries, and other housing expenses, finding out that you owe the government back taxes can be a real nightmare.
Preparing a meticulous budget is indeed the best way to keep track of your daily spending. An effective budget will keep track of every cent going in and out of your pocket, ensuring that it is categorised and allocated properly. However, when some items are forgotten, the budget planning just goes into the drain – […]
Remember the Digital Tax mentioned in the tabling of the 2019 Budget? The bill has now passed in the Dewan Rakyat. The tax is set to be imposed on foreign digital service providers starting 1 January 2020. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah explained that the upcoming digital tax has a lower rate than that […]
Filling income taxes in 2019 don’t have to be complicated for Malaysians – especially new tax-payers! If you want to know how to get started and know the tax reliefs & benefits for you, read on!
Having troubles managing your budgets? Now we finally have a guide courtesy of the Ministry of Finance and Employee Provident Fund(EPF). The finance ministry has launched the BelanjawanKu guide which is an initiative by EPF. BelanjawanKu is a reference budget for Malaysians that includes expenditure required by individuals and families to lead dignified lives with active […]
Budget 2019 was expected to be a burden with the introduction of the new taxes, plus the pre-budget warnings that it will be the most difficult budget ever. The new taxes include a soda tax, digital tax, as well as a departure levy – to name a few.
There’s just so much to read about the Budget 2019. Among the many topics, not all will be applicable or relatable to each individual. Want to get up to speed on what matters to you in the Budget? These are the infographics to see.
So the most anticipated Malaysia Budget 2019 has just been tabled. There have been many reactions to this somewhat interesting budget presentation by our Finance Minister, YB Lim Guan Eng on November 2nd 2018. There are many ways to analyse this budget but i guess the most glaring aspect of this budget is that it’s […]