Important MM2H Updates! Popular FAQs Answered!

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MALAYSIA MY SECOND HOME (MM2H): FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS It’s been months since I published our last MM2H FAQ. Since then, I’ve had an overwhelming number of questions from those of you seeking clarification as you consider making Malaysia your new home. As there have been many questions, I’m going to list the most common ones […]

What is Inheritance Tax? Will Malaysia introduce Inheritance Tax?

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About a month ago, I caught up with some Singapore and BVI trust lawyers over some off shore trust work. Coincidentally, on my return, WhatsApp  messages started trickling in, asking whether inheritance tax will be introduced in the upcoming budget. I, of course, immediately thought that an article on inheritance tax or death duties would […]

Stamp Duty may increase for Property Transfers WEF 1st January, 2018 – Stamp (Amendment) Bill 2017

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On a trip to Kuala Lumpur last week, I was discussing the acquisition of an oil palm plantation with clients when the issue of disbursements such as estate land board application & registration fees,  stamp duty on the instrument of transfer cropped up. Although my team & I are aware, as announced in the 2017 […]