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Guide on filling Form-E

Did you know that in 2014, over 65,000 employers were found to violate the law by failing to file Form E? Employers should be better at remembering to complete and submit tax forms on time. It is Form E in this instance.

To avoid a fine of RM 200 to RM 20,000 and/or a possible 6-month jail sentence under Section 120(1)(b) of the Income Tax Act as a business in Malaysia. Additionally, you need to be sure you submit the form online. That’s because this procedure was mandated for usage starting with the Yeah of Assessment (YA) 2018 by Lambaga Hasil Dalam Negeri (LHDN)/ Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRB).

It might be tough to fill out tax papers since you must remember every piece of information and gather them all. We’ll go through the fundamentals of Form E, also known as Borang E.

What is Form E (Borang E)?

Every employer must annually file Form E to the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM), which is a declaration report.

Form E contains these details:

  1. The total number of employees at your business.

  2. The number of fresh hires you made.

  3. Information about the employer

  4. Each employee specifies. All individuals working under any arrangement under an employer’s organization, including interns, must have their information on Form E.

  5. A breakdown of each employee’s income: i. Employees earning RM 34,000 or more in yearly gross compensation ii. Employees whose monthly compensation is RM2,800 or more (Including bonuses but excluding back pay from earlier years) iii. The employer should enter ‘0’ in part A of the employee data section if an employee’s income is less than the allowed amount.

Who must file Form E?

Every Company must file Form E, even if they do not have any employees, including:

  1. Public limited company (Berhad)

  2. Private limited company (Sdn Bhd)

  3. Sole-Proprietor

  4. Partnership