Saturday, September 4, 2010

Individual Income Tax Relief 2010

List of Tax Relief for Resident Individual 2010

No.

Individual Relief Types

Amount (RM)

1

Self and Dependent

9,000

2

Medical expenses for parents

5,000 (Limited)

3

Basic supporting equipment

5,000 (Limited)

4

Disabled Individual

6,000

5

Education Fees (Individual)

5,000 (Limited)

6

Medical expenses for serious diseases

5,000 (Limited)

7

Complete medical examination

5,00 (Limited)

8

Purchase of books, journals and magazines

1,000 (Limited)

9

Purchase of personal computer

3,000 (Limited)

10

Net saving in SSPN's scheme

3,000 (Limited)

11

Purchase of sport equipment for sport activities

300 (Limited)

12

Subscription fees for broadband registered in the name of the individual.

500 (Limited)

13

Interest expended to finance purchase of residential property. Relief of up to RM10000 a year for three consecutive years from the first year the interest is paid.
Subject to the following conditions:

(i) the taxpayer is a Malaysian citizen and a resident;
(ii) limited to one residential unit;
(iii) the sale and purchase agreement is signed between 10th March 2009
and 31st December 2010; and
(iv) the residential property is not rented out.
Where:
(a) 2 or more individuals are eligible to claim relief for the same property ; and
(b) total interest expended by those individuals exceeds the allowable amount for that year ,
Each individual is allowed an amount of relief for each year based on the following formula:
A x B
C
where;
A = total interest allowable in the relevant year;
B = total interest expended by the relevant individual in the relevant year;
C = total interest expended by all the individuals.

10,000 (Limited)

14

Husband/Wife/Alimony Payments

3,000 (Limited)

15

Disable Wife/Husband

3,500

16

Ordinary Child relief

1,000

17

Child age 18 years old and above, not married and receiving full-time tertiary education

1,000

18

Child age 18 years old and above, not married and pursuing diplomas or above qualification in Malaysia @ bachelor degree or above outside Malaysia in program and in Higher Education Institute that is accredited by related Government authorities

4,000

19

Disabled child

Additional exemption of RM4,000 disable child age 18 years old and above, not married and pursuing diplomas or above qualification in Malaysia @ bachelor degree or above outside Malaysia in program and in Higher Education Institute that is accredited by related Government authorities

5,000

20

Life insurance dan EPF

6,000 (Limited)

21

Premium on new annuity scheme or additional premium paid on existing annuity scheme commencing payment from 01/01/2010 (amount exceeding RM1000 can be claimed together with life insurance premium)

1,000 (Limited)

22

Insurance premium for education or medical benefit

3,000 (Limited)

7 comments:

Kris said...

Nice table here for tax relief :P

Anonymous said...

Does iPad qualifies for personal tax relief for PC? TQ

Anonymous said...

Ya i just want to ask same questions.
Is IPAD or netbook consider personal computer ? Thanks.

Kris said...

Anonymous,

See here
http://www.knowthymoney.com/2011/04/ipad-can-be-claimed-for-malaysian-tax.html

Michael Tsen said...

wow, really good question. If it were me, I would just claim for it first then see how it goes. :)

Michael Tsen said...

thank you Kris, great sharing!

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