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TaXavvy Issue 15/2020

In this issue:

Second Economic Stimulus Package 2020 (Prihatin Rakyat)  

In addition to the tax measures announced under the 1st ESP on 27 February 2020 (see TaXavvy Issue 7-2020), the following measures were announced this afternoon by the Prime Minister under the 2nd ESP, the Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus Package: 

  • Deferment of tax instalment payments for SMEs

  • Deferment of taxability of profit or interest income of banks from loans under moratorium 

  • Restructuring of Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contribution by employer

  • Exemption of Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) levy 

  • Withdrawal from Private Retirement Scheme (PRS)

  • Wage subsidy programme

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