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Tax Example: Rent

Last Updated: October 03, 2006

Non-resident couple´s joint monthly rental income1 US$1,500 US$6,000
Annual Rental Income 18,000 72,000
Less Costs3 (3,585) (7,493)
= Taxable Income 14,415 64,507
Income Tax Rates
Flat Rate 28% 4,036 18,062
Annual Income Tax Due US$4,036 US$18,062
Tax Due as % of Gross Income 22.42% 25.09%
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DISCLAIMER: The information contained above is marketing material only and is not written tax advice directed at the particular facts and circumstances of any person and should not be relied upon. We encourage you to discuss your particular situation with us or an independent tax advisor. This information was last updated on October 3, 2006.


1 Exchange rate used: US$1 = RM4.4849.

2 The residential property is jointly owned by husband and wife, but then taxed separately (50% upon each partner).

3 Estimated costs; includes quit rent, assessment, repairs and maintenance, fire insurance, service charge, sinking fund, and management fees.


Mozzie | November 27, 2011

Hi There, the exchange rate is not out to date.

1 Exchange rate used: US$1 = RM4.4849

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