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Insurance, Tax Relief, and Budget 2019

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Budget 2019 was announced last Friday, 2nd November 2018, amid much curiosity and anticipation over the newly-minted government’s financial plans. There are some good news, some not-so-good news, and some neutral, but luckily for your insurance, the news is all good! So what’s in store for you in 2019? Stamp Duty Exemption on Perlindungan Tenang […]

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RM25 per Credit Card: Worth It?

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SST2.0 has seen a slew of tax changes for Malaysians, some welcome, and some not. But one particular tax on something most Malaysians have grown accustomed to using is the subject of much surprise and debate: the RM25 tax on credit cards. Suddenly all of us are questioning ourselves…convenience aside, is paying RM25 per card […]

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Things You Must Know About Assessment Tax

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Featured image adapted from MBPP The end of June is near, and this means that half of 2018 has come and gone! While you mull over and revise your New Year’s Resolution goals, don’t forget that another tax season is just around the corner: the assessment tax, or cukai taksiran or cukai pintu in Malay. […]

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Lifestyle Tax: Good or Bad?

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It’s not just home financing schemes that’s gotten a make-over; the way you claim your tax relief is just about to change, too. The new tax is called the ‘lifestyle tax’, and it’s actually an amalgamation of several different tax reliefs that were available (or once available) several years prior. Even better yet, it looks […]

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Keep Receipt-Recording Simple!

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Pieces of paper are notoriously easy to lose. Important pieces of paper that are also small, such as receipts, are a pain to deal with. To make matters worse, the ink on some receipts also fade over time! Unfortunately, faded ink is not an excuse when the Inland Revenue Board , or Lembaga Hasil Dalam […]

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Amazing Income Tax Tips You Need to Know

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The deadline for the ever-dreaded income tax filing period is fast approaching, so for those who haven’t done it yet, it’s time to hustle! The amount of tax you pay is based on your chargeable income, which is the amount derived from subtracting tax exemptions and tax reliefs from your taxable income. But did you […]

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The Path to a Painless Income Tax Filing

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For those who despise paperwork, end of April – or end of June, if you own a company – is probably the worst time of the year. That’s when your dreaded income tax filing is due. Figuring it out is a tedious process, and if you’re not familiar with how you should fill out your […]