Malaysia's Key Tax Developments in Response to COVID-19 (On Demand)


As a result of COVID-19, several corporate tax measures were introduced to cushion the negative impact to businesses as a result of this pandemic.

This webinar will cover key tax measures announced by the Government to date in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the rationales for the measures introduced and the practical issues for consideration.

Programme Outline

Key Corporate Tax Measures          

  • Special / further / double deductions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Special reinvestment allowance
  • Investment tax allowance for Malaysian companies
  • Special discount for rental discounts given to tenants
  • Accelerated capital allowance for machinery and equipment
  • Deduction for renovation and refurbishment expenses
  • Income tax rebates
  • Tax treatment of COVID-19 related donations

 Stamp Duty and Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT)      

  • Stamp duty exemptions
  • RPGT exemptions


  • International tax issues due to COVID-19 travel restrictions

What you will learn

  • Be updated on key tax measures that may be useful to businesses
  • An outline of the practical issues that needs to be taken into consideration when adopting these measures

Target Audience

  • Tax Professionals, Accountants, Financial Controllers, Chief Financial Officers

Expert Speaker

Thisha Gunasilan

Thisha is a Director of Tricor Taxand.  She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), UK, a Chartered Accountant of the MIA and a member of Chartered Taxation Institute of Malaysia (CTIM). She has experience working in the assurance and tax service lines. She has substantial experience in handling tax audits, restructuring, due diligence engagements and cross border transaction advisory. She has spearheaded tax incentives lobbying with the Ministry of Finance (MOF).  She writes actively and has contributed articles to various publications.

Shiranee Niles

Shiranee is a Director of Tricor Taxand. She graduated from La Trobe University, Australia with a Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting and Financial Management.  She is a member of CPA Australia and CTIM.  She has significant experience in engagements relating to all aspects of corporate and personal tax matters and has been involved in tax compliance risk reviews, tax incentive claim reviews, tax due diligence exercises, structuring of tax effective employee remuneration packages, payroll reviews, preparation of transfer pricing (TP) documentation and in handling TP audits. Shiranee is also actively involved in technical training for staff as well as for clients 

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