HASiL e-Newsletter for January 2021 is out!

Updated: Jun 9

Start the new year by getting updated with the latest changes and continuities of taxing policies.

In line with the government’s effort to increase the usage of online payment (e-payment), the IRB announced that cheques delivered via mail or courier services will no longer be accepted starting from 1 January 2021.

However, the IRB informed that the above does not apply to the following types of payment:

  1. Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) under Section 21B of RPGT Act 1976 (Form CKHT 502);

  2. Income tax for Public Entertainers (visiting artists);

  3. Withholding tax; or

  4. Compound.

Other than paying over payment counters at IRB’s collection centres, taxpayers may make their tax payments through the following mediums:

  1. ByrHasil through IRBM’s official website at;

  2. Internet banking portal of banks appointed as tax collection agent by IRB;

  3. Over the counter of banks appointed as tax collection agent by IRB;

  4. Cash / cheque deposit machine; or

  5. Automated teller machine (ATM).

For tax payments made through the above mediums, no payment receipt will be issued. Taxpayers should retain the bank confirmation slip or e-payment transaction slip for each transaction made as proof of payment.

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