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Malaysia: Stamp tax, real property gains tax exemptions for certain residential property transfers (COVID-19)

Malaysia: Stamp tax, real property gains tax exemptions

Exemption orders were released to implement proposals announced under an economic recovery plan, in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


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A stamp tax (duty) exemption is allowed with regard to loan agreements and transfer documents related to purchases of certain residential property that satisfy the provided threshold and ceiling amounts.

An exemption from real property gains tax is allowed with regard to sale and purchase agreements for residential property when such transfers involve Malaysian citizens.

Read a July 2020 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Malaysia

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