Welcome to our Crowe Chat Vol.3/2023. In this issue, we will cover the following topics:
The Malaysian Inland Revenue Board (MIRB) issued a media release on 16 February 2023 on the mandatory use of Form CKHT 502 via e-CKHT on the MyTax Portal for the payment of retention sum pursuant to Section 21B of the RPGTA. This is in line with the implementation of the “bill number” which is to be used as a mandatory reference for certain tax-related payments effective from 1 January 2023.
The retention sum pursuant to Section 21B of the RPGTA refers to the case where the acquirer is required to retain 5% of the total value of consideration and remit to the Director General of Inland Revenue for payment of RPGT when the disposer disposes of its property within three (3) years from the date of acquisition.
The MIRB issued The Procedures for Completing Form CKHT 502 and Payment through e-CKHT by the Acquirer / Lawyer / Representative (available in the Malay language only).
Details of new Guidance
The “bill number” can be generated via the following steps:
SSPN is a savings plan that encourages parents to invest in their children’s higher education. Parents who make a deposit into the SSPN 1Malaysia account established under Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional Act 1997 are eligible for a relief of up to RM8,000 for their annual net savings.
Finance Bill 2023
The personal tax relief for contribution to the SSPN under Section 46(1)(k) of the MITA which was originally scheduled to expire in the year of assessment (YA) 2022 was not included in the Finance Bill 2023 which was issued on 14 March 2023.
Additional Initiatives in Budget 2023
However, on 29 March 2023, the Finance Minister cum Prime Minister announced several additional initiatives in Budget 2023. One of the initiatives is that the personal tax relief of up to RM8,000 for contribution to the SSPN will be extended to the YA 2024 after hearing the views of the Members of Parliament and the public.
What can businesses expect from the Budget 2023 announcement on CGT?
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