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Malaysia: Tax incentives, “east coast economic region”

Malaysia: Tax incentives, “east coast economic region”

Orders providing for incentives—including income tax exemptions, tax deduction rules, and stamp duty exemptions—with respect to investments made in the “east coast economic region” have been published in the official gazette.


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The “east coast economic region” consists of the states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, and the district of Mersing, Johor. The tax incentives—subject to various conditions—are available if applications are made to the Ministry of Finance through the East Coast Economic Region Development Council from 13 June 2008 to 31 December 2020. 


Read a July 2016 report [PDF 78 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Malaysia: East Coast Economic Region Tax Incentives

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