Frequently Asked Questions issued by Inland Revenue Board (Update)

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Frequently Asked Questions issued by Inland Revenue Board (Update)

On 19 August 2021, the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has updated its frequently asked questions (FAQ) in relation to the administration of taxation matters during the National Recovery Plan where the following extension of time (EOT) for submission of income tax return forms (RF) and payment of balance of tax (if any) is granted: -

Categories of taxpayers

Accounting period ending / Year of Assessment (YA)


EOT for submission of RF and payment of balance of tax (if any)


Limited Liability Partnerships

Unit Trusts / Property Trusts

Co-operative Societies

Trust Bodies

Real Estate Investment Trusts / Property Trust Funds

Business Trusts



  • 30 November 2020
  • 31 December 2020
  • 31 January 2021



  • 28 February 2021
  • 31 March 2021
  • 30 April 2021

3 months grace period

  • 30 September 2021
  • 31 October 2021
  • 30 November 2021


2 months grace period

  • 30 November 2021
  • 31 December 2021
  • 31 January 2022


Resident Individuals


Non-Resident Individuals


Deceased Person’s Estate

Hindu Joint Family



YA 2020 for taxpayers carrying on a business


30 September 2021

Similar details of the EOT can also be found in the updated Return Form Filing Programme for Year 2021 (Amendment 4/2021) issued by IRB on 19 August 2021 from IRB’s website.

Key contact

A.B. Ng

Executive Tax Director

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A.B. Ng is an Executive Tax Director and Head of the Field Audit and Tax Investigation Division. He has thirty years of working experience. He was attached to the Inland Revenue Board and two International Accounting Firms prior to joining RKT Tax Consultants Sdn Bhd. His expertise includes being a Tax Lecturer for the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA), Malaysian Institute of Accountants Qualifying Exam and the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Programme. He has also spoken in various tax seminars held in Malaysia and Singapore. He is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

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Anston Cheah

Executive Tax Director

E: [email protected]

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Anston has over 15 years of experience in Malaysian corporate tax compliance and advisory serving a diversified portfolio of clients, both local and international. Prior to joining RSM Tax Consultants (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd in August 2021, he was attached to 3 of the Big Four accounting firms in Malaysia for 15 years.