Tax

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Finance Minister, unveiled 2014 budgets in the Parliaments on Friday 25th October 2013. The 2014 Budget is formulating based on the theme “Strengthening Economic Resilience, Accelerating Transformation And Fulfilling Promises”.

There are five main thrusts in 2014 budget.

First Thrust :- Invigorating Economic Activity

Second Thrust :- Strengthening Fiscal Management

Third Thrust :- Inculcating Excellence in Human Capital

Fourth Thrust :- Intensifying Urban and Rural Development

Fifth Thrust :- Ensuring Well-Being of the Rakyat

The following are 2014 Budget highlights for Personal Finance and Investment.

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Similar to previous years, this is the time where we have to prepare and submit individual income tax return form to IRB. For 2012, the last date to submit the individual income tax return form is on the 30th April 2013 for individual without business income. The date for individual with business income is on 30th June 2013.

Any delay is subjected to penalty as below;

Any tax due and payable but has not been paid by the taxpayer by the due date shall be increased by 10% and any balance remaining unpaid upon the expiration of 60 days from the due date shall be further increased by 5% of the balance unpaid.

If you are not sure what are tax exemption, rates, reliefs and rebates, you can read here.

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Finance Minister, unveiled 2013 budgets in the Parliaments on Friday 28th September 2012. The Budget’s theme is “Prospering the Nation, Enhancing the Well-being of the Rakyat: A Promise Fulfilled.

The Budget was designed to improve the rakyat’s quality of life, ensure sustainable economic growth, spend prudently and reduce the fiscal deficit

The Government’s budget deficit estimated to improve to 4.0% next year compared with 4.5% in 2012. On top of that, the economic growth was projected to be between 4.5% and 5.5% for 2013, with this year’s growth expected at 4.5% to 5.0%.

The following are Budget 2013 highlights for Personal Finance and Investment.

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Finance Minister, unveiled 2012 budgets at the Dewan Rakyat on Friday 7th October 2011.

The RM232.8 Billion budgets are allocated to implement all government development plans, focusing on the well-being of the rakyat. RM181.6 Billion is for operating expenditure and the remaining RM51.2 Billion is for development expenditure.

The Government’s budget deficit estimated to improve to 4.7% next year compared with the current 5.4%. On top of that, the economic growth was projected to be between 5% and 6% for 2012, with this year’s growth expected at 5% to 5.5%.

The following are Budget 2011 highlights for Personal Finance and Investment.

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Similar to previous years, this is the time where we have to prepare and submit individual income tax return form to IRB. For 2010 individual income tax, the last date to submit the individual income tax return form is on the 30th April 2011.

Any delay is subjected to penalty as below;

Any tax due and payable but has not been paid by the taxpayer by the due date shall be increased by 10% and any balance remaining unpaid upon the expiration of 60 days from the due date shall be further increased by 5% of the balance unpaid.

Read more to find out more information on free tax software, tax exemption, deduction, rates, reliefs and rebates for individual for year 2010.

If you are not sure what are tax exemption, rates, reliefs and rebates, you can read here.

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