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Inland Revenue Board (IRB)


The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) is one of the main revenue collecting agencies of the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia.

IRBM was established in accordance with the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia Act 1995 to give it more autonomy especially in financial and personnel management as well as to improve the quality and effectiveness of tax administration.

The Department of Inland Revenue Malaysia became a board on March 1, 1996, and is now formally known as IRBM. The agency is responsible for the overall administration of direct taxes under the following Acts:

  1. Income Tax Act 1967;
  2. Petroleum (Income Tax) Act 1967;
  3. Real Property Gains Tax Act 1976;
  4. Promotion of Investments Act 1986;
  5. Stamp Act 1949;
  6. Labuan Business Activity Tax Act 1990.

Ministry of Finance (MOF)


The official website of the Ministry of Finance of Malaysia.

Royal Malaysian Customs Department


This website is developed to provide information to the public on matters related to the Royal Malaysian Customs Department. It constitute input on corporate information, organisation and Customs affairs. Additionally, the online services such as HS Explorer, Forex, CGC, E-licence and others are also provided to the public and stakeholders to deal with the department without having to come to the office.

Useful content on the website:

  • Information related to Malaysian indirect tax matters such as sales and services tax, import/export duties and other customs and excise duties
  • Sales & Service Tax
  • Goods & Services Tax (GST) Unit

Local and International Tax Professional Bodies

Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia


The Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia which was originally formed under the auspices of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA), established in 1991. It has been actively involved in creating awareness and promoting the tax profession to ensure the country’s demand for qualified and trained tax practitioners is met and emphasised in continuing professional education of its members.

Tax Academy of Singapore


The mission of Tax Academy of Singapore is to raise the professional competency of the tax community in Singapore and develop Singapore into a regional tax knowledge hub. A not-for-profit institution, the Tax Academy is set up by the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore in collaboration with the international accounting firms, Deloitte & Touche, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and the Law Society of Singapore.

International Organisations

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)


OECD is an international economic organisation of 34 countries founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. It is a forum of countries committed to democracy and the free-market economy, providing a platform to compare policy experiences, seek answers to common problems, identify good practices, and co-ordinate domestic and international policies of its members.

The World Bank


The World Bank is an international organization dedicated to providing financing, advice and research to developing nations to aid their economic advancement.

International Tax Administrations

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