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Global Mobility Services

Global Mobility Services

KPMG's Global Mobility Services (GMS) Practice is dedicated to support global companies better manage the immigration and tax aspect of their international workforce, as well as making the employee experience more seamless.


How KPMG Can Support

As organizations and their workforce spread out across the globe, the intricacies and challenges of international business continue to grow and evolve. The more mobile the workforce becomes, the more organizations need a team with in-depth global knowledge.
KPMG Global Mobility services has a network of specialists that span over 150 countries providing strategic, tailored advice to each of the companies we support.

KPMG's GMS Practice has the people, experience, and international presence to serve you effectively. Our Malaysian GMS Practice was established more than 20 years ago and today comprises dedicated and experienced professionals. GMS in Malaysia offers a broad range of professional services which include:


Malaysian Personal Tax Services

  • Tax briefing for expatriates / outbound employees
  • Preparation and filing of personal tax returns
  • Application for tax treaty exemption from tax
  • Obtaining certificate of tax residence
  • Assist in calculating monthly payroll tax
  • Assistance to employers in discharging their tax obligations
  • Application for refund of the 3% withholding tax

Malaysian Personal Tax Consulting and Related Services

  • Tax advice on extended business travellers
  • Tax advice on employee share schemes and assist in tax compliance requirements on granting of share schemes
  • Payroll review on reporting of remuneration and benefits for tax purposes
  • Advisory on tax matters pertaining to expatriates working in Malaysia or employees seconded to work overseas
  • Structuring of remuneration packages to take advantage of prevailing tax exempt or partially tax exempt compensation components
  • Tax advice on retirement benefit schemes
  • Assist in preparing sophisticated tax calculation estimates that help evaluate the cost effectiveness of international assignment for outbound assignees
  • Assistance with the implementation of a tax equalization policy for outbound employees


Malaysian Immigration Services

  • Provision of feasible approach to work permit issues
  • Assistance in initial online company registration process with the Immigration Department and Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation
  • Assistance in application for various types of passes
  • Application for expatriate positions together with application for Regional Office and Representative Office

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