The Malaysian Inland Revenue Board has further updated its Return Form Filing Programme for the Year 2021 on 19 August 2021 to provide a further one month extension of time for filing of tax returns as follows

Category of taxpayer

Calendar year / Accounting period ending

Extended grace period for manual filing and e-Filing

Individuals (resident / non-resident individuals including knowledge / expert workers), partnerships, associations, deceased persons estate and Hindu joint families who carry on business

Calendar year 2020

Until 30 September 2021

  • Companies, co-operative societies, LLPs and trust bodies
  • Chargeable person under section 30A of the Petroleum (Income Tax) Act 1967 (Exploration) and section 30 of the Petroleum (Income Tax) Act 1967 (Production)

Accounting period ending 1 November 2020 until 31 January 2021

3 months from the statutory filing deadline (e.g. 31 October 2021 for 31 December 2020 year-end)

Accounting period ending 1 February 2021 until 30 April 2021

2 months from the statutory filing deadline

The above grace periods also apply to the payment of the balance of tax due, if any, furnished via manual filing or e-Filing.

The latest return form filing programme can be accessed here.

Should you have any questions or require further clarification, please do not hesitate to contact any of our Executive Directors, Directors, Associate Directors or Managers whom you are accustomed to dealing with or who are responsible for the tax affairs of your organisation.

Tai Lai Kok
Executive Director
Head of Tax

Petaling Jaya Office

Tai Lai Kok
Executive Director -
Head of Tax and Head of Corporate Tax
+ 603 7721 7020

Long Yen Ping
Executive Director -
Head of Global Mobility Services
+ 603 7721 7018

Bob Kee
Executive Director -
Head of Transfer Pricing
+ 603 7721 7029

Ng Sue Lynn
Executive Director -
Head of Indirect Tax
+ 603 7721 7271

Soh Lian Seng
Executive Director -
Head of Tax Dispute Resolution
+ 603 7721 7019


Outstation Offices

Penang Office

Kuching & Miri Office

Evelyn Lee
Executive Director -
Penang Tax
+604 238 2288 (ext. 312)

Regina Lau
Executive Director -
Kuching & Miri Tax
+6082 268 308 (ext. 2188)

Kota Kinabalu Office

Johor Bahru Office

Titus Tseu
Executive Director -
Kota Kinabalu Tax
+6088 363 020 (ext. 2822)

Ng Fie Lih
Executive Director -
Johor Bahru Tax
+607 266 2213 (ext. 2514)

Ipoh Office


Crystal Chuah Yoke Chin
Tax Manager -
Ipoh Tax
+605 253 1188 (ext. 320)