My Book on Property Taxation

My book on property taxation

After many years in the pipeline, my book on property taxation in Malaysia will soon be out! After obtaining the necessary approvals from the authorities, my manuscript has been sent Continue Reading →

Personal Relief for Personal Computer – New Definition

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It is important for taxpayers to take note that with effect from the Year of Assessment (YA) 2013, there will be a new definition of ‘personal computer’ for the purpose Continue Reading →

Tax Refund: How Will You Spend It?

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Lately,  I’ve seen a lot of tax refund cheques of my clients coming in at my office. Most of the refunds were for my clients  having an employment source. I’ve Continue Reading →

Tax Planning for Interest-Free Loan to Directors

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Following from my post on Interest-Free Loan to Directors of Companies, I explained how the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) can invoke Section 140 of the Income Tax Act 1967 to Continue Reading →

Interest-Free Loan to Directors of Companies

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Recently, I was trying to explain to a potential client about the tax implications of giving interest-free loan to directors of companies. He in turn replied, “What’s the big deal about Continue Reading →

Maximising On Tax Savings

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The Star newspapers published a full page article on ‘Maximising on Tax Savings’ last Sunday, in view of the present tax filing season. Several important points were touched on how Continue Reading →

IRB Urg­ing More Peo­ple To Use Free e-Fil­ing Ser­vice


It was reported in The Star newspapers yesterday that the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is urging more people to use the free e-Filing service to file their income tax returns. Continue Reading →