Malaysian taxpayers file their tax returns through the e-Filing system from 1 March to 30 April annually, unless otherwise announced by the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (LHDN). Although it is a yearly process, many tend to overlook the things that they can do to maximize the tax relief.

There are numerous tax-related initiatives introduced to promote a better lifestyle for everyone.

For the assessment year of 2017, below are health related tax relief that healthcare professionals can share with their patients.


The full list can be obtained on LDHN’s website.

Taxpayers are required to keep the following documents for seven years as proof when requested by the LHDN.
a. EA/EC Form
b. Original dividend vouchers
c. Insurance premium receipts
d. Books purchase receipts
e. Medical receipts
f. Donation receipts
g. Zakat receipts
h. Children`s birth certificates
i. Marriage certificate
j. Other supporting documents
k. Working sheets (if any)

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Sources:
Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia