Malaysia: Tourism tax postponed, digital platform service providers

Malaysia: Tourism tax postponed, digital platform

The Royal Malaysian Customs Department announced the postponement of implementation of the tourism tax that is to be imposed on accommodation premises booked through digital platform service providers.


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Accordingly, imposition of the tourism tax on digital platform service providers has been postponed to 1 January 2022 (from 1 July 2021).

In addition, the effective date for registration by the digital platform service providers has been postponed to 1 October 2021 (from 1 April 2021). Read TaxNewsFlash

Read an April 2021 report prepared by the KPMG member firm in Malaysia 

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