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How To Determine Employee’s Residence Tax Status ?


How To Determine Employee’s Residence Tax Status ?

You are NON-resident if you stay less than 182 days in Malaysia in a year, regardless of your citizenship or nationality.

Non – resident individuals’ income tax rate 30% of your chargeable income


Non-resident individual entitle to Personnel Relief and Tax Rebate?

NO !!


You will not be taxable if:-

  • Employed in Malaysia for less than 60 days
  • Employed on board a Malaysian ship
  • Age 55 years old and receiving pension from Malaysian employment
  • Receiving interest from banks
  • Receiving tax exempt dividends



Public Ruling No 11/2017


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