The tax season is here again, and you’ll have to file your personal income tax returns by April 30 this year. There are so many income tax terms to understand that sometimes, we get confused. Today, we’ll be looking at the difference between tax relief and tax rebate. What is tax relief and tax rebate? […]
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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 […]
The first thing that should be noted is that in Malaysia and most other countries there are different ways that expats are classified based on the time they worked in the country. Non-resident working in Malaysia You are considered as a non-resident under the Malaysian tax law if you stay less than 182 days within […]
You can almost hear the groans about filing of taxes from everyone. It’s time to do your income tax again, everyone! (do it before 30 April 2021 for manual filing and 15 May 2021 for e-Filing). For new tax-payers, we’re going to make it easy for you with an easy-to-use guide. Starting from tax paying […]
Working as a full-time freelancer means you don’t have an employer to assist you with tax-related matters. This can complicate the tax filling procedure come tax season. So if you are new to freelancing and haven’t registered a tax file, here’s a quick guide on how you can do it. If you think freelancing is […]
[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.
Source: The Star Tax-paying individuals and companies with outstanding income tax refunds in the past 6 years will be able to offset the amount for the taxes payable in the current year. There’s a whooping total of RM16.046 billion of unrefunded income tax and real property gains tax! The current MoF (Ministry of Finance) has […]
This will be the third part of our ongoing series on personal financial statements. The topic this time is your personal cash flow statement. If you’ve read our previous entries on making a personal income statement and creating a personal balance sheet, you already have a good system in place to keep you financially healthy. […]
In Malaysia, many people make the mistake of forgetting to pay their taxes, only to remember when the back-taxes have already piled up. While some manage to pay it off, others end up having to seek financial aid from loan companies.