Social Security for the Self-Employed

Social Security for the Self-Employed

The Self Employment Social Security Bill 2016 (“Bill”) was tabled for first reading before the Dewan Rakyat yesterday. The Bill proposes to make it mandatory for all self-employed Malaysians in certain industries to contribute to a fund similar to the Social Security...

Stricter Requirements for Property Buyers

The Stamp (Amendment) Bill 2016 was tabled for first reading in parliament on Nov 23 last year. Among other things, it proposes that ad valorem duty must be paid before the sales and purchase agreement (SPA) is signed. Under the current Act, the duty is paid in the...