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19 September 2018

Sales and services tax

Effective 19 September 2018, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) will implement the Sales and Services Tax (SST) at six percent (6%), in line with the announcement made by the government of Malaysia.

Who will be affected?

All Malaysian companies that submit applications through the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC).

Background:

SST will be set to six percent (6%) effective from 19 September 2018 onwards. The revised rate will be reflected on all transactions at MDEC.

Impact:

Please see the below tables with the revised charges:

  1. For MSC Malaysia Status company

Type of Application

Charges without SST (MYR)

Revised Charges with 6% SST (MYR)

Effective 19 September 2018

Employment Pass (EP)

2000.00

2,120.00

Dependant Pass (DP)

500.00

530.00

Amendment of Approval Letter

100.00

106.00

 

  1. For ICT Sector Company

Type of Application

Charges without SST (MYR)

Revised Charges with 6% SST (MYR)

Effective 19 September 2018

Employment Pass (EP)

2800.00

2,968.00

Dependant Pass (DP)

500.00

530.00

Amendment of Approval Letter

100.00

106.00

 

Santa Fe Analysis:

Clients should take note of the revised charges payable to the government authorities.

For more information or assistance please contact:

Sharifah Khalisha
​Immigration Manager
​Santa Fe Relocation
Malaysia
D: +60 3 7805 4322 Ext. 216
M: +60 19 601 6900
​E: sharifah.khalisha@santaferelo.com

Hallie Toh
Regional Immigration Manager
Santa Fe Relocation
Singapore
D: +65 6398 3015
M: +65 9004 6846
E: hallie.toh@santaferelo.com

Soumeya Messadi
Head of Immigration – APMEA
Santa Fe Relocation
Singapore
D: +65 6398 3520
M: +65 9169 6061
E: soumeya.messadi@santaferelo.com

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