Malaysia Revises GST Standard Rate

May 16, 2018 Kaitlyn Smethurst

As a part of the tax restructuring plan of the Malaysian Prime Minister, P.U. (A) 118 has been published today in the Official Federal Gazette, which changes the GST standard rate in Malaysia from 6% to 0%. Any supplies of goods or services previously subject to 6% GST, after June 1, 2018, will be subject to the new 0% rate. 

For more information please see Order P.U. (A) 118 found here

About the Author

Katie Smethurst is a Junior Regulatory Counsel at Sovos. Within Sovos’ Regulatory Counsel function, Katie focuses primarily on international and U.S. based indirect tax research and analysis. Katie is a member of the Massachusetts and New Hampshire Bars, earned her B.A. from Roger Williams University and earned her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

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