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Important Filing Dates

Income tax

Type of return

Form

Due date

All taxpayers
Notification of change of address


CP 600B


Within 3 months of change

Individuals without business income
Notification of chargeability of an individual who first arrives in Malaysia


No prescribed form


Within 2 months of date of arrival

Submission of income tax return*
-    Resident
-    Non-resident


BE/BT
M/MT


By 30 April in the year following that YA

* Tax returns are not required to be filed for specific groups of employees where requirements are met. Monthly Tax Deduction will be final tax.

 

Individuals with business income
Submission of income tax return
-    Resident
-    Non-resident



B/BT
M/MT



By 30 June in the year following that YA

Companies
Submission of estimate of tax payable


CP 204


30 days before the beginning of the basis period       

Submission of revised estimate of tax payable

CP 204A

In the 6th or/and 9th month of the basis period, and in the 11th month of the basis period before 31 October 2022

Submission of income tax return

e-C

Within 7 months from the date following the close of its accounting period

Furnishing of particulars of payment made to agent, dealer & distributor

CP 58

By 31 March of the following year

Other entities – Submission of income tax return
Deceased person’s estate / Association


TP/TF

By 30 April (without business income) or 30 June (with business income) in the year following that YA

Partnership

P

By 30 June in the year following that YA

Limited Liability Partnership

PT

Within 7 months from the date following the close of its accounting period

Co-operative society

C1

Trust body

TA

Unit trust / Property trust

TC

Business trust

TN

Real estate investment trust / property trust fund

TR

Employers
Return of remuneration by an employer


E


By 31 March of the following year

Statement of remuneration of employee

EA

By the last day of February of the following year

Notification of employee’s commencement of employment

CP 22

Within 30 days of commencement of employment                 

Notification of employee’s cessation of employment (in certain prescribed cases, including cessation resulting from death of the employee)

CP 22A

Not less than 30 days before cessation. In cases of death, not less than 30 days after being informed of death

Notification of employee leaving Malaysia for more than 3 months

CP 21

Not less than 30 days before expected date of departure

Statement of tax deduction by employer under the Monthly Tax Deduction scheme    

CP 39

Within 15 days after month end

 

Withholding tax

Interest or royalty to non-residents

CP 37

Within 1 month of paying or crediting the non-resident, whichever is earlier

Contract payments to non-resident contractors

CP 37A

Technical and management service fees, rental of moveable properties,  etc. to non-residents

CP 37D

Technical and management service fees, rental of moveable properties, etc. to non-residents carrying out activities in the Joint Development Area

CP 37 D(1)

Real estate investment trust income exempted at the trust level distributed to unit holders (other than resident companies)

CP 37E

Within 1 month of distributing the income to the unit holders

Family fund, family re-Takaful fund or general fund income distributed to participants

CP 37E(T)

Within 1 month of distributing or crediting the income, whichever is earlier

Payments to a non-resident person in relation to any gains or profits falling under Section 4(f)

CP 37F

Within 1 month of paying or crediting the non-resident, whichever is earlier

Withdrawal of contribution from a private retirement scheme fund

CP 37G

Within 1 month of paying the amount

Payments to a resident agent, dealer or distributor who has received more than RM100,000 from the company in the previous YA (w.e.f 1 January 2022)

To be prescribed

Within 30 days of paying or crediting, whichever is earlier

 

Real property gains tax

Return of disposal of real property / shares in real property company

CKHT 1A/1B & CKHT 3*

Within 60 days after disposal of real property / shares in real property company
* If applicable

Return of acquisition of real property / shares in real property company

CKHT 2A & CKHT 502*

 

Sales Tax and Services Tax

 

 

Taxable persons    

Registration

SST-01

Last day of the month following the month in which the annual turnover exceeded or is expected to exceed the relevant registration threshold

Submission of tax return and payment of tax due

SST-02

Last day of the month following the end of the taxable period OR

30 days from the end of the taxable period (where taxable period is varied)

Non-taxable persons    

Submission of Declaration and payment of service tax due 

[Note: Currently only applicable for declaration of imported taxable services acquired in the course of carrying on a business]

SST-02A

Last day of the month following the end of the month in which payment is made or invoice is received, whichever is the earlier

Foreign digital service providers    
Registration DST-01

Last day of the month following the month in which the annual turnover exceeds or is expected to exceed the registration threshold

Submission of return and payment of tax due DST-02

Last day of the month following the end of the taxable period


This publication is a quick reference guide outlining Malaysian tax information which is based on taxation laws and current practices. This booklet also incorporates in coloured italics the 2022 Malaysian Budget proposals based on the Budget 2022 announcement on 29 October 2021 and the Finance Bill 2021. These proposals will not become law until their enactment and may be amended in the course of their passage through Parliament.

This booklet is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter and should not be regarded as a basis for ascertaining the liability to tax in specific circumstances. No responsibility for loss to any person acting or refraining from acting as a result of any material in this publication can be accepted by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Readers should not act on the basis of this publication without seeking professional advice.

 

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