Malaysia 2018 GST changes

Tue 2nd Jan 2018

The Malaysian 2018 Budget introduced a number changes to the Goods and Services Tax regime. These include:

  • Reclassifying the sale of newspapers, journals and books as nil-rated
  • Exempting local government services from GST
  • Exempting from GST management and maintenance services for certain housing development.

The above changes came into effect on 1 January 2018.

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