RM2,500 lifestyle tax relief (including smartphone, tablet etc) for Malaysian taxpayers from 2017 onwards

Pelepasan Cukai Gaya Hidup Potongan Sehingga RM2,500 Bermula Tahun Taksiran 2017

  • Pembelian Bahan Bacaan
  • Komputer
  • Peralatan Sukan
  • Surat Khabar Bercetak
  • Smartphone & Tablet
  • Langganan Internet
  • Keahlian Gimnasium


From 2017 onwards, Malaysian taxpayers will be allowed tax relief from smartphone and tablet purchases as part of the lifestyle tax relief, apart from the usual computer and laptop purchases. Taxpayers will be able to claim up to a maximum of RM2,500 under the new lifestyle tax relief bracket.

Please be reminded to keep your receipts and invoice for tax relief purposes next year.

Happy Shopping!

Note: For more information, please refer to the “Bajet Tahunan 2017” page on the Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance website: http://www.treasury.gov.my/index.php/bajet/bajet-tahunan.html